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Old September 30, 2009, 08:42 PM
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since i got this computer i have not been able to play games or watch any hd movie/tv shows, the screen freezes but not the mouse and audio still plays, 10 seconds later the audio stops and mouse freezes, then i have to restart the computer. i have tried different hdd's, cd drives, ram, psu. i have yet to try different video cards. and no it is not overheating.

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AMD 9850 BE
MSI K9A2 PLATINUM

PALIT 4870
NZXT Guardian 921 w/ Ruby

NONAME BRAND 650WATT PSU
2X2GB 800MHZ CORSAIR VALUE RAM
LG IDE DVD BURNER


and the other parts i tried

ZALMAN 850WATT PSU
GSKILL 1066MHZ 2X2GB RAM
3 WD 640GB BLACK DRIVES
LG BLU-RAY DRIVE.


what i will try tomorrow is 2 different 8800 ultra's and a gts 250, once i find something to clean off the ati drivers.
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Old September 30, 2009, 08:57 PM
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You say it's not over heating, what's the temps when this happens? Also did you try different drivers?
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Old September 30, 2009, 09:00 PM
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tried a new install, and no i have not rolled back the drivers. just using ati 9.9. i shall try a older version later tonight or tomorrow, don't have time to right now.
gpu under 50c
cpu 43-44c
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Old October 1, 2009, 12:15 PM
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so after some gaming and watching a hd movie problem solved, and all thanks to changing a gpu.
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