Xfx 6850 xxx edition, constantly crashing both games and stress Tags: Radeon Graphics Last response: November 20, 2011 12:25 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Davih November 19, 2011 6:07:53 PM HI, i just bought this xFx Radeon HD 6850 video card, xxx edition, factory overclocked at 800/1050 I installed it last night, with catalyst 11.11 and played 2 hours of skyrim with apparently no problems. This morning i added some graphical mods to skyrim and played it again. After 10min of playing my pc frozen on a vertical bicolored lines screen. tryed again and still goes on crashing, everytime with different colors. I uninstalled all mods and tryed again, still crashing on both lines and full grey screens. Then i started doing some stress test. On both furmark and MSI Kombuster temperature goes to 63/67° in 40 secs and black sceen, frozen, have to reset. I've done A LOT of tryes, i uninstalled and reinstalled about 4 versions of catalyst drivers, everytime happen the same thing. I tryed both low and high Downclock on core and memory. It requires a little more time but crash the same way. Temperatures go from 39° doing nothing to 62/65° while playing skyrim for some minutes. My config is Power supply CORSAIR 400W MB ASRock M3A770DE AMD PhenomII X2 Dual-Core 555 3.2GHz Checked my entire configuration power demand and should be 288W min. and 338W recommended. That corsair psu is known to easily give even 450w. With my previous video card, a fanless 9500GT, i never had this kind of problem, even playing skyrim and other highly demanding games. Is this card possibly broken? anything i can try which doesn't compromise the warranty? i did anything wrong? Thanks. More about : xfx 6850 xxx edition constantly crashing games stress Davih November 19, 2011 10:08:47 PM Additional notes: Even keeping lower details on games, with fps stuck on 60, gpu usage going around 50% and temperature not over 55° it STILL sometimes crash in a colored stripes frozen screen. And any test on gpu stress still crash between 36 and 40 seconds from the start... always. I think this video card il probably messed up badly, and if nobody have any advice i'm going to return it to the seller and asfk for a refound before it's too late. Davih November 20, 2011 12:25:47 PM Lower demanding games seems to work properly, i played a bit oblivion, even full details and HD textures mod.,and watched some long videos, no crashes at all. It just seems to fail when i put it to hard work. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Im pairing an IceQ 5 Turbo with my XFX XXX Edition 5770 Forum XFX 6850 no display Forum New Build Crashing Constantly Forum Crysis Crashing on Sapphire Radeon HD 6850 1GB Forum OC XFX 7870 DD Ghz ED Forum How to Overclock XFX 7770 Double D Black Edition Forum Continuous crashing , both expected and randomly Forum BF3 Crashing , new HD 6850 Forum XFX Pro 850w CE vs Sea Sonic JS 750w Forum XFX 4770 Brand New is Crashing Forum Both Crossfire 5850's AND 6850 's NOT working right??? properly powered Forum 7870 ghz vs. 7950 vs. 670 Forum Budget gaming / video-editing build upgrade Forum Can 450W PSU handle HD 6850 ?? Forum Need Guidance Forum [Solved] 6850 vs 7950 Forum Galaxy GTX 560 Ti BF3 constant crashing Forum GPU Upgrade: Radeon 6870 + 6850 hybrid or 6970? Forum ASUS HD6970 DirectCU II with XFX Core 550W PSU? Forum Games don't use GPU... but GPU testers do? AMD Radeon HD 6850 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !