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December 10, 2012 10:09:17 PM

So a friend of mine had a bad video card and then I replaced it with the Gtx650 .
I had the computer running for a week straight waiting on him to get his funds up since I used my funds to front him. I also did a reformat. I returned his computer in perfect working condition. He said he was on it all night and how nice it was running. but now today I get a phone call about blue flashy lines. I've had no problems with the computer. any idea's what this could be..

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a b U Graphics card
December 10, 2012 10:11:47 PM

Blue flashy lines, Like a problem with his monitor, make sure its all plunged in and screwed down (if its DVI)

I could be a problem with OS, or GPU you are going to have to be more specific
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December 10, 2012 10:22:23 PM

I am leaning towards the monitor or a bad cable, so I am bringing a dvi/mini hdmi tomorrow. He is using a vga cable with dvi adapter. I installed Windows 7 64bit. ultimate a fresh clean install. All up to date, Bios, drivers and windows updates.

Like I stated... It ran like a champ at my house
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December 10, 2012 10:45:52 PM

Let me restate this.. Blue horizontal flickering lines. he just sent me a video.
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a b U Graphics card
December 10, 2012 10:53:10 PM

Yea thats probably a monitor, or cable problem good luc
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December 10, 2012 11:16:46 PM

tried a different monitor and cable. still the lines persist
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December 11, 2012 12:38:22 AM

Think it could be the vga-dvi adapter which is brand new from the manufacturer?
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December 11, 2012 3:07:32 PM

put a new vga/dvi adapter on and so far it fixed the problem. waiting for any new, news about this problem.
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a c 291 U Graphics card
December 11, 2012 3:53:07 PM

Could you show us the video?
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a c 291 U Graphics card
December 11, 2012 8:55:45 PM

I meant the video that he showed you, not the card.
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December 11, 2012 9:08:45 PM

ohh no I can't, sorry. He was logging into a game when he took the video. and that wouldn't be cool to post his stuff. but this is what it looked like.

http://youtu.be/FjTn52XmyYI
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a c 291 U Graphics card
December 11, 2012 9:12:05 PM

From what you tried, I can conclude that the card slot is probably faulty (you said you tried another cable and monitor). Your friend should send the card to warranty service.
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December 11, 2012 9:16:24 PM

As of right now, It was the vga-dvi adapter he was using. I recommended him to buy a dvi or hdmi cable. He did not use the new one that came with the card. He used the old one. So His wife plugged the new one in this morning and said the blue flickery lines were gone. We just got out of work and I am waiting for him to get on it and let me know what he thinks.
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a c 291 U Graphics card
December 11, 2012 9:22:49 PM

Oh ok. I'm going to sleep now, report the results and I'll reply in the morning.
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December 11, 2012 9:23:26 PM

Oh I will, thank you. sleep tight..
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December 11, 2012 9:51:30 PM

It was the adapter. everything is good now.
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a c 291 U Graphics card
December 12, 2012 6:19:46 AM

Glad you were able to solve it :) .
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December 12, 2012 8:48:26 PM

yes me too.. One more question how do I delete this thread?
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a c 291 U Graphics card
December 13, 2012 1:34:03 PM

You don't. You select the best answer, then the moderators will close the thread, but it will remain in the forum so others can find solution to similar problems.
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December 13, 2012 9:00:18 PM

Best answer selected by edgeria.
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