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Old 10-25-10, 04:03 AM   #758
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Default Re: Official "I just got a Geforce GTX 460/465/470/480" thread

Originally Posted by RAMChYLD View Post
I just swapped out the pair of GTX260s on my most powerful rig for a pair of GTS450s. Can't afford a better option and I really need the machine running immediately.

The 260s started giving me hell lately. Once the machine had been running for a few hours, the rig would freeze. Screen would go black and fill up with weird green patterns. And once I power cycle the thing (the case does not have a reset button), it would no longer boot unless I unplugged it and left it alone for a few hours, after which the machine would boot again and the process will repeat itself again once it's been running for a few hours.

A friend suggested that the PSU is not churning out enough juice. A shop I asked suggested that it's been overheating. I can't see how it overheats tho, said case has a bunch of fans inside to ventilate the thing, and the PSU's a Cooler Master Silent Pro M 850w, which I believe delivers enough punch to drive these cards.

Nice! Post benchmark results as soon as you can!

BTW, the first rig in your sig has no onboard video.

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