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Problems in games ... radeon 7850

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
January 29, 2013 7:51:53 PM


I have the following PC specs...

MB: Asrock N68-S3 UCC
CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 550 3.1GHz
HDD: Seagate ST350041 8 AS - 500 GB
RAM 2 x Kingston PC3-10700 - 4 GB ( Total 8 GB )
Drivers: catalyst 13.1
Power supply: Seasonic S12II-620 Bronze SS-620GB, 620W.
Windows 7 - 64 bit

is the PSU enough for my specs ???
I have problems in games, te screen is flickering and then it turns black ....

Thank you in advance :) 
January 29, 2013 10:16:35 PM

You seem to have enough power, have you monitored the temps of you CPU and graphics card?
CoreTemp for CPU and GPU-z for GPU are tools i use.
If not overheating then perhaps PSU is failing, look for a PSU tester or do it manually with a good voltmeter.
May 27, 2013 5:35:46 PM

If the screen flickers and/or it turns black,you should try installing the latest drivers.
If that doesn´t work,don´t worry.
So many GPUs from the 78XX series have been shipped malfunctioning,therefore you should do a RMA,if you still have the warranty.
I know because I have a 7850 and works like a charm but a friend of mine also has one and he has the same issues as you and he´s going to RMA the card.