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February 28, 2011 2:23:57 PM

hi im having an ongoing proplem with my gtx 460 im getting masage display driver has stoped responding but has recovered and sometimes the system will shut down altogether it can happen straight after start up or during a game and sometimes not at all i have installed latest driver tried older driver installed correctly using driver cleaner everthing is up to date and system runs perfect apart from this really anoying when in the middle off something be greatfull to recive help i tried nivida for help all the said was to up date driver

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a c 141 U Graphics card
February 28, 2011 2:29:54 PM

lol. learn how to use fullstops :p  . can you list down your system spec though i suspect that your problem might be caused by PSU
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February 28, 2011 2:29:55 PM

Sounds like a memory problem. If possible, download a program called Memtest. It needs to be burned to a CD (it's an ISO image) and is a bootable program that you go into instead of windows. It runs data passes through your RAM to test it's stability. If there is any instability, it will root it out.

I had a similar problem to you and it was my RAM being a bit faulty. A simple RMA replacement and I was away again.
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February 28, 2011 4:25:28 PM


Machine name: KEVIN-PC
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6002) Service Pack 2 (6002.vistasp2_gdr.101014-0432)
Language: Irish (Regional Setting: Irish)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: BIOS Date: 07/08/10 15:18:07 Ver: 08.00.15
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 3574MB RAM
Page File: 1078MB used, 6285MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 7.00.6002.18107 32bit Unicode
February 28, 2011 4:56:14 PM

what did you do before this happen?
did you format your computer or install a new OS?
a c 141 U Graphics card
February 28, 2011 5:00:00 PM

hardware spec? like motherboard, RAM, PSU model and brand?
February 28, 2011 5:01:52 PM

Sounds like a PSU problem; want to list your PSU instead of the unimportant crap?

Memory errors almost always BSOD; shutdowns are not memory problems. Did you plug PCIe power connectors to both of the pins for the 460?
February 28, 2011 5:13:06 PM

asus p7p55 lx motherboard. gtx 460 video card. 4 gig ddr3 ram. hx520w modular power supply max load 620w i hope this helps
February 28, 2011 5:14:37 PM

Check how many +12V rails you have and the amperes on them.
a c 141 U Graphics card
February 28, 2011 5:17:36 PM

kevin_66 said:
asus p7p55 lx motherboard. gtx 460 video card. 4 gig ddr3 ram. hx520w modular power supply max load 620w i hope this helps


just to confirm, do you have corsair PSU?
February 28, 2011 5:27:40 PM

yes corsair hx620w/hx520w
a c 141 U Graphics card
February 28, 2011 5:38:02 PM

which one do you have exactly? hx620 or hx520? but leaving that aside both should be more than enough to run single GTX460. even mine was running fine just fine using gigabyte superb series 550w (yours are better than mine). i think you got faulty PSU. sudden shutdown is one of the symptom. maybe you got the error because the gpu can't get enough power to run properly. but you can test the gpu in another computer to see if same problem happens. if they did the gpu might faulty as well.

btw corsair is a good brand. i think you got the bad batch
February 28, 2011 6:04:36 PM

hi i did change os im runing vist 32 bit now was runing windows 7 home had to go back to vista because off proplem with windows 7 not being guinuine
February 28, 2011 6:24:29 PM

have you install your motherboard chipset? you need to install that if are encountering something like that. my asus motherboard have that problem with my nvidia gts250 the chipset driver helps.

my friend gave me the installer we have the same motherboard, he said he just download. i'm not sure if it is on the motherboard disc. because i lost it. T.T

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