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#1 Kendy

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 10:30 AM

My computer recently will hang or prompt out from game
and then it show graphic accelerator problem and terminate it
by then i can't play the games anymore
anyone know what's that?
anyone know how to dissolve this problem?
is that a must for me to buy a new graphic card :thumbsup:
your reply is my pressure :flowers:

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#2 Lucky23

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 10:36 AM

what graphics card do you have? Have you gone to nvidia or ATi website and get newest drivers?
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#3 Kendy

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 02:53 AM

hmmm i downloaded the latest driver already but still... :thumbsup:
i using ATI radeon550 quite old graphic card
bought it since 3 years ago :flowers:

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 04:35 PM

You might have overheating problems. If the card has been in your system for 3 years without cleaning, there's probably a huge build up of dust on it. Some of the ATI 550 cards don't even have fans on them, to help keep them cool. Open up your case and spray some (preferably canned) air through the graphics card.
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Posted 01 April 2008 - 12:16 AM

Most Ati X550's probrably don't have a fan on them, and if they do it's usualy not the biggest.


A few questions

- Does everyhing but games work find? Like videos, spreadsheets, web surfing?

- Is it game specific, only one game give you that error?

After 3 years, you may have to dig for your card in that case, just kidding! But be ready for a dust attack!

I'd go with Sterling14's suggestion as well since it can't hurt and some of those cards do actually get hot.

Edited by protozero, 01 April 2008 - 12:21 AM.

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 09:34 AM

A dust problem that would be my guess.

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 01:42 PM

Well...I think it would be helpful to know what games you intend to play on this system. Seems the logical way to go about it, see what the game recommendations are...then increase :thumbsup:.

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#8 Kendy

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Posted 03 April 2008 - 05:15 AM

My Screen or window will hang only if i play warcraft or cabal online
others quite ok >.<
my graphic card got fan one...
And i always will clean the dust inside from time to time
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