Video quits after a few minutes from bootup.

Discussion in 'AMD Flavor' started by jcg624, May 24, 2018.

  1. jcg624

    jcg624 Limp Gawd

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    My video card is the newest part in my system.
    I have a Sapphire RX480 4GB card. Bought it close to 2 years now maybe a bit less.

    My PSU is and OCZ psu. I think it is 700 watts.

    recently after booting up. the Video just quits. system makes beep like sound then screen goes black.

    is it possible my PSU unti is starting to go. PSU age is close to 7 years.

    I have a gigabyte motherboard with a Phenom 940 X4 in it.

    I can walk away from computer after logging in and withing a couple minutes will hear the sound

    screen will be black the light on monitor will be blinking too.



    Thanks
     
  2. ccityinstaller

    ccityinstaller 2[H]4U

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    Sounds like a PSU upgrade could be a good idea considering the age. Go into the Windows system logs and see if there is an entry with the AMD driver "stopped responding"...I just had a VEga 64 die while the rest of the system (and 2 VEGA 56s) were completely fine..Turns out the PSU was on its last legs and my $700+ card was not dead!
     
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  3. jcg624

    jcg624 Limp Gawd

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    Would this
    SeaSonic SSR-650RM 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready be a decent psu to get.

    This is the video card I have. I bought it in late November 2016 been working great.

    SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Radeon RX 480 DirectX 12 100406NT+4GOCL 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
     
  4. _mockingbird

    _mockingbird Gawd

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    COULD YOU MAKE THE TEXT ANY BIGGER?
     
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  5. ccityinstaller

    ccityinstaller 2[H]4U

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    HOLY LARGE TEXT BATMAN :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:....Yes that 650W would be more then enough for your system, and its a great unit to boot.

    Did you check the system logs for any display related errors like I mentioned?
     
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  6. jcg624

    jcg624 Limp Gawd

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    Sorry about the large text I copied and pasted. I am currently at work but will check the logs later.
     
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