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Hd 7770 crashing

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November 9, 2012 5:17:40 AM

hi i have a xfx hd 7770.the card had to be replaced once before and now i am facing the exact same problem with the replaced card.i was able to play games for about one month with the replaced card until suddenly i started getting pixealated screens or green/red lines.when i did a restart the monitor kept showing no signal.this exactly what happened with the first card before i replaced it.is there something wrong with my machine?
specs: mobo:gigabyte ga78lmt-s2pt
proccesor: amd phenom ii 560 (core unlocked to 3)
psu: gigabyte superb 550w
ram : 4gb corsair xms3

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November 9, 2012 7:12:20 AM

Tough one this. Can you test the card in another PC?
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November 9, 2012 8:29:32 AM

what's the temperature of your video card?
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November 9, 2012 8:49:38 AM

Might be that your motherboard's PCI-E lanes are going down the drain.
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November 9, 2012 11:33:39 AM

It is possible that your board could be the problem and I have had it happen once my self but I am leaning towards the card being faulty. Did you overclock the card and game for long periods of time? XFX used very cheap low grade SMD mounted ferrite shielded inductors and they degrade fast especially when fully loaded and overclocked.
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November 9, 2012 12:32:10 PM

dency45 said:
what's the temperature of your video card?

it stays at about 60-62c while playing
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November 9, 2012 12:34:55 PM

mysteryos said:
Might be that your motherboard's PCI-E lanes are going down the drain.


but i tested another card.hd 5770.it ran fine
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November 9, 2012 12:35:00 PM

nforce4max said:
It is possible that your board could be the problem and I have had it happen once my self but I am leaning towards the card being faulty. Did you overclock the card and game for long periods of time? XFX used very cheap low grade SMD mounted ferrite shielded inductors and they degrade fast especially when fully loaded and overclocked.

no i dont overclock it.but while playing i select the graphics overdrive option to keep the fan speed at 100%.the other clocks remain at factory settings of 1025 and 1150
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November 9, 2012 12:57:26 PM

Herr_Koos said:
Tough one this. Can you test the card in another PC?

tried.same outcome though.no signal
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November 9, 2012 1:01:10 PM

omgzombie said:
tried.same outcome though.no signal


Then its most likely your card. Try to get a refund.
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November 9, 2012 1:07:39 PM

ThatsMyNameDude said:
Then its most likely your card. Try to get a refund.

okay
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November 9, 2012 1:09:05 PM

it sounds like its running hot mine doesn't usually go over 53c 100% load with my fans at 50%. id download msi afterburner and monitor your gpu usage temps and fan speeds there. are the drivers updated?
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November 9, 2012 1:19:01 PM

robthatguyx said:
it sounds like its running hot mine doesn't usually go over 53c 100% load with my fans at 50%. id download msi afterburner and monitor your gpu usage temps and fan speeds there. are the drivers updated?

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November 9, 2012 1:34:16 PM

do you have any other gpu you can use to see if its the pci e slot?
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November 9, 2012 1:38:01 PM

robthatguyx said:
do you have any other gpu you can use to see if its the pci e slot?

yea i did try with a 5770.it ran fine
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November 9, 2012 3:44:59 PM

than you more than likely got 2 bad cards in a row
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November 10, 2012 11:42:11 AM

robthatguyx said:
it sounds like its running hot mine doesn't usually go over 53c 100% load with my fans at 50%. id download msi afterburner and monitor your gpu usage temps and fan speeds there. are the drivers updated?


that temp is normal. i always run my hd7770 at 60 degrees celcius when gpu at load and never had a problem for many months now.
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November 12, 2012 11:57:07 AM

dency45 said:
that temp is normal. i always run my hd7770 at 60 degrees celcius when gpu at load and never had a problem for many months now.

who is your card manufacturer?
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November 12, 2012 8:51:38 PM

My video card is Sapphire Vapor X HD 7770 OC edition. Try disabling the overclock option. Everytime i change one of those it made my video card unstable. Well its because mine is already OCed.
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April 8, 2013 7:02:26 AM

Esame problem..HIS si my manufactor i already change it twice on my shop..no solution for now
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