AMD Phenom 9600 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
3.0 GB RAM
Windows Vista Home Premium (6.0, Build 6002)
Phoenix BIOS v.6.00PG
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 1.7GB
yadayadayada. you know the deal.
Similar to a lot of NVIDIA GeForce grahpics card owners, I am experiencing A LOT of trouble with this thing. Actual system runs beautifully, but when it comes to gaming, its terrible. I tried playing Black Ops before I was aware that there was a problem with the card, and it played amazingly on the highest detail settings...for about 10 minutes. Then it started with the black screens. about 1 second of black screen, then it would come back and my game would force quit. I tried updating the drivers, from the NVIDIA website AND from windows update. Apparently, neither has worked. Occasionally, I'll even get a blue screen. Weirdly, I can run 1080p content from Youtube, but I can't play Doom II. It has gotten to the point where it flashes black screen twice and blue screens with the slightest attempt at playing a game. I took the graphics card out and it was REALLY hot, so apparently it's overheating? I thought the power supply wasn't plugged into it all the way, so I let it cool down, plugged it back in, made sure the power supply was in all the way (a nice audible CLICK), and tried again, but still a NO-GO. Please...HELP ME. Guhh. Thanks in advance.
Edited by Pandy, 18 March 2011 - 02:40 AM.
Moved from Vista ~Pandy