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just buy what you need, futureproof doesn't really make anything worth the amount it cost because in less then a year its probally gonna be outperformed by a newer card with That could cause artifacts when under load. jester1x10-18-2009, 01:33 PMYou should RMA the card before spending any money on a new one. Thanks. More about the author

so you've already bought it. thats similar to what happened to my gtx when it died. It sounds like your problem is only occurring when your card is under load (ie: running games / FurMark). YahooElite10-18-2009, 02:54 PMthat card requires 2 6pin PCI-E, as long as you have atleast 1 you should be fine as the card comes with an adapter. click

No the 9800GTX is considered by BFG and EVGA to be a step up from an 8800GTX, there are two stories I can recall of people on these forums getting a You can give the oven trick a shot (only worked temporarily for me), or try selling it off as a known faulty card cheap to someone who will take a gamble Really iffy problem. but my suggestion is get the card that best suits your needs, anything extra will cost you premium dollars and will be obsolete in less then 2 years.

All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. I could continue playing, and there was no signs of the patterns or getting reboots. freeze888, Sep 8, 2009 freeze888, Sep 8, 2009 #6 Sep 8, 2009 #7 Haste266 [H]ardness Supreme Messages: 7,363 Joined: Sep 27, 2005 i dont think they would be give a lifetime At The Gates10-19-2009, 11:07 AMI wouldn't say your card is dead i think it just needs a driver downgrade..

Now I am seeing artifacts during post and on the windows loading screen. At The Gates View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by At The Gates Find Threads by At The Gates 10-18-2009, 12:58 PM #2 zerorate Join Date: Feb Seems like alot of people are having trouble with their 8800 GTX's and have had to return the card, or get a new one. But this is quite a tricky problem as I can't force it to appear.

What about performance wise? At The Gates10-18-2009, 03:32 PMGTX260 is 10.5 inches long. YahooElite10-18-2009, 02:31 PMprice wise id say http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130434 but get some more suggestions 1st.. This worked.

The card had a really faint whistle when I was playing. I wouldn't worry too much. Is this normal? zerorate View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by zerorate Find Threads by zerorate 10-18-2009, 12:58 PM #3 DarkWasp Join Date: Jul 2004 Reputation: 105 Posts: 3,603 ATI

All Rights Reserved Theme designed by Audentio Design. Mine only lasted 3years; $550Crap.Ihave done much more researchinto what card I am getting this time. DarkWasp View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by DarkWasp Find Threads by DarkWasp 10-18-2009, 01:05 PM #4 At The Gates Join Date: Jul 2007 Reputation: 519 Must have my precious PC working ASAP!

Video Cards and Graphics Sep 29, 2012 How good, and how much, is a 8800GTX? The other night the problem appeared, and in addition to the displays going black and my computer rebooting, the displays stayed in sleep mode. i think the 8800 series cards were 65nm, the newer cards such as the GTS250 and 260 are 55nm which will give you more life out of the cards compared to click site lhwj View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by lhwj Find Threads by lhwj Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 > Last » Steam Users' Forums > Steam

I also received my Fedex invoice for the brokerage fee. What do other people think? lhwj10-18-2009, 01:18 PMI think the 4870 or 4890 will be great for games at that resolution for the next two years.

freeze888, Sep 7, 2009 freeze888, Sep 7, 2009 #3 Sep 7, 2009 #4 Haste266 [H]ardness Supreme Messages: 7,363 Joined: Sep 27, 2005 yeah, rma if you can.

the 8800GTX's 10th Birthday was like 3 days ago. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... It reaches about 78C under load, which it always has. Even ATI still officially supports their DirectX10 cards.

so you've already bought it. In the mean time I sent a message to EVGA asking to extend my RMA deadline since I have no idea how long it's going to take. There's plenty of forum threads about it...including one here if I recall. #6 Will Robinson, Aug 3, 2010 RussianSensation Elite Member Joined: Sep 5, 2003 Messages: 19,440 Likes Received: 616 navigate to this website Also buying a new card is not a problem at all, so if i can find a nice one for a good price, thats not a problem. :) I just really

my SLI mobo i never got to sli because by the time it seems valid to get a 2nd pair theres already a new generation that outperforms them by itself. Latest: UsandThem, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:45 PM Memory and Storage GTX 1050 (2GB) vs. freeze888, Sep 15, 2009 freeze888, Sep 15, 2009 #17 Sep 15, 2009 #18 Wingdings n00bie Messages: 44 Joined: Jun 29, 2004 freeze888 said: ↑ I think your video card is starting Last edited by DarkWasp: 10-18-2009 at 01:09 PM.

My 8800gtx had this same squeal when I played the Sims 3, except it was louder. #19 coldmeat, Aug 7, 2010 MentalIlness Platinum Member Joined: Nov 22, 2009 Messages: 2,355 RX 460 (4GB), what would you choose if you had to make a choice? Got a Milestone....Place it here. 1mil 10mil 100mil we want to know. All rights reserved.

But I'm pretty sure it has to do with what D0n2k mentioned.Click to expand... Hummm.It also has delt with the stress of the Heatsink oncard; should last longer. One thing did happened yesterday, while I had the card in the second slot.