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Old March 27, 2009, 07:43 PM
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Default 8800GT, artifacts, BSOD, card dead or drivers?

It's a single slot XFX 8800GT I got in August, it always operated at high temperatures with fan set to automatic, recently it started to show artifacts followed by freezing and BSOD. Desktop works fine.
Is the card permanently damaged? I tried to ran fan at 100%, the card worked under 60C, but still showed artifacts.
XFX support suggested to install latest drivers and try the card on different system, game, etc.







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Old March 27, 2009, 08:24 PM
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make sure theres good contact between the gpu and cooler
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Old March 28, 2009, 02:45 AM
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Hey, reinstalling drivers with Sweeper helped, never knew it was that simple.
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Old March 28, 2009, 06:59 AM
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me good to know never tried that
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