Hd 4890 artifacts and bluescreen. Tags: Power Supplies Blue Screen Components Last response: September 1, 2011 10:26 AM in Components Share manishman001 August 31, 2011 11:50:18 AM Hi there. i recently finished building my pc and have just upgraded to a xfx hd 4890, which is very power hungry, and have encountered problems. when playing a game on high settings the screen goes blank, has artifacts all over it, and then crashes to a bluescreen or just a no signal cable screen. i have a generic **** psu and am wondering if it is that that s causing the problem or the gpu. i have underclocked gpu and cpu and that has helped but not solved it furmark runs fine though. here are my specs. AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black edition (UNLOCKED) overclocked @ 3.9 ghz (stable) but i have had to underclock it to reduce power compsumption to 2.1ghz Gigabyte GA-M68M-S2P (REV.2.3) ati radeon 4890 Plus artic twin turbo Gpu fan. 2gb ddr2 ram 3 Case fans (one Cooler Master 12cm SickleFlow System Fan - Blue Leds, and 2 Artic f12 fans) Case:Ezcool H550D BLACK Computer Case generic 500w psu 500gb sata hard drive 7200rpm 22x sata dvd wrier drive Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit More about : 4890 artifacts bluescreen simon12 a b ) Power supply August 31, 2011 12:19:45 PM 99% its the crap PSU. manishman001 August 31, 2011 12:31:30 PM cheers for such a quick response. if i get a new one should i get a CIT 750 watt black edition (hhave you heard of them), or a trust corsair 500w or is that not enough. thanks in advanced Related resources Please Help! HD4890 artifacts in games in a new system - Forum Why the artifacts (OC'ing Sapphire HD 4890 ) - Forum Factory OC'ed HD4890 artifacts unless I underclock it to reference - Forum 4890 producing Artifacts . - Forum Bluescreen (Can be my grapich card?) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer simon12 a b ) Power supply August 31, 2011 2:23:45 PM I would go for a 500W corsair or Antec, I have heard of CIT but I couldn't tell you much more. manishman001 September 1, 2011 10:26:32 AM Thanks again, if i get the cit one i will be sure to let people know if they are any good. i am still deciding. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHd4890 vs hd 5770 ForumMassive Artifacts in Games ForumBattling the Bluescreen . BIOS novice. Help! ForumHD4890 - pc resets itself when playing games - help pls Forum[Sold] (2) XFX HD 4890 ForumHD 4890 rebooting while gaming ForumSapphire Radeon HD 4890 problems ForumI need help with overclocking ati hd 4890 ForumSapphire HD 4890 Fan Speed ForumHd 4890 running very hot ForumWorth upgrading to HD 4890 with E6600 CPU? ForumGraphics artifacts . ForumIntel Pentium E2180 help ForumGetting 4820 3dmarks score with x4 955+ hd 4890???? ForumBlueScreen More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !