This morning i updated my catalyst from 5.6 to 5.8 because i couldnt play bet on soldier demo without major freeze and vpu recovers and since then i have problems. Windows keeps hard rebooting at any time. I tried everything even let it run in safe mode and it still hard reboot so i guess it's not software related.
I guess my lame video card somehow over heat now ..it's a radeon 9700 TX. I've heard that those cards hates AGP fast write and i did enable/disable fast write in the catalyst drivers or in the BIOS a few times to test.
Or maybe my cpu is overheating? It's at 51-52 celcius in the BIOS.
New fan or new video card?( i bought a radeon x850xt pe yesterday anyway )
or maybe it's something else?
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First check to make sure the power button is not being held in, under the lip of the case. Your temps are a little high, since bios suggests idle (unless you are running a prescott chip). Check the cpu fan, make sure it's clean, and turns nicely. You might want to suspect your psu as well, as a failing psu will often restart the system. If none of that helps, we could use some system specs, like chip, ram, mobo etc.
It could be a failing video card fan. 9700 TX is an OEM underclocked version of the 9700 Pro.
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Yes i know that, i'll open my case and check if the video card fan works tho it might not work properly either.
Yes, sorry i forgot to post my specs. Amd 2500 barton cpu on asus a7n8x-x mobo. I will test with a new fan.
Computer keeps rebooting, replaced the fan, brand new psu and even borowed my friend's radeon 9800xt and it still hard reboots.
amd 2500 barton cpu on asus a7n8x-x mobo, 1gig of ram 3200, 160 and 40gb HDD...first one is made by western digital and second is maxtor. ATI radeon 9700 TX, LG 16x dvd drive, plextor cd-rw, dynex 400watt PSU, creative audigy 2 card and that's about it i think.
I tried to format this morning and got the blue screen saying there's a problem with my hardware.
Two thoughts: nudge up your VDIMM and if that doesn't work then post your PSU's voltages.
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