Thanks for the info. The PSU was in the system when I got it (traded a 360). The 5850 is the Gigabyte Overclocked Edition with 765/1000 and I've pushed it a little further than that (but have since returned it to stock) same with the CPU.
I had the 635 at 3.1GHz (a modest OC, for sure) with a...
I've been offered a XFX 6970, but want to double check that my power supply can handle the card.
I currently have an Apevia ATX-JV650W: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817148041
AMD Athlon II x4 635 (not oc'd)
Gigabyte 5850 OC
4 GB DDR3
3 x hdd (sata)
Voodoo 3 (which I gave away to a user here on [H], I hope it's enjoy a nice life!) was the shit, at least to me. Got home, dropped that bad boy into my rig and played Longbow 2 for hours. 3dfx + LB2 = teh goodness.
LOL - wow - blast from the past. I had a Voodoo 3 up until last year when I gave it away in the Freebies thread.
Still have several P3 CPUs (and one Abit motherboard). If I ever get to feeling nostalgic I'll throw it all together. Good to see some great (old) hardware put to use!
Mine does this as well.. and I know the temps aren't that high. CPU @ 52C according to CoreTemp and GPU anywhere from 65-70 in MSI Afterburner. Rig and overclock in sig. Now that I see someone else's PC is doing the same thing, I may look into getting another PSU.
I have another set of PCI-e...
My Gigabyte 5850 is factory overclocked and the only time I've seen it artifact is when I pushed it higher. (Something like 800+, if I remember, the factory settings are 765/1000). At the moment I'm running the card at 770/1000 with no problems.
After I first got the card I tried...