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HELP! My ringtones ... i mean my gpu

Discussion in Technical Support started by dillinger, May 4, 2017

  1. Feb 1, 2011
    Hello denizens of pF,

    I was playing the Asheron's Call emulator, and then some green squares appeared everywhere, and my computer stopped responding. I was listening to music via iTunes at the time, and the audio slowed down and became all distorted. I rebooted, and when I launch certain programs (video games), the squares appear again and things stop responding. I'm also getting many errors about display drivers crashing, other NVidia programs crashing, etc.

    My question is - is this just my GPU dying, or could something else be going on? Tomorrow I will unplug the GPU and see if everything is kosher on integrated.

    Thank you for your consideration,
  2. Jun 29, 2014
    pc is junk, throw it into a swimming pool while plugged in.
  3. Apr 26, 2015
    Sounds like its dying.
  4. Dec 30, 2006
    Well no shit, Captain Obvious.

    Pull the GPU and run on integrated. Let us know what the results are.
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    • Apr 26, 2015
      Secp further validates my static observation, that it sounds like its dying.
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      • Feb 1, 2011
        It was def my GPU, and EVGA is gonna RMA it even though it's out of warranty! WOO

        Right now I'm using this :snail:
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        • Dec 30, 2006
          That's crysis material right there.
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