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two graphic cards? Graphic Crashes.. please help.

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  1. subjectzero

    subjectzero Thread Starter

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    So whenever i try to run a 3D game of any sort my computer enters powersaver and crashes. im thinking my graphic card isnt strong enough but im not so well taugh on hardware.. heres what i have

    8G ram
    AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 910 processor 2.6ghz
    ATI Radeon x600 graphics card
    its an HP running windows vista. up to date drives and direct X10

    i have a GeForce4 MX440-8X (NV18) just laying around my room. i was thinking of putting that in as well. not sure if it will hellp or not.
     
  2. Oddba11

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    One or the other, not both.

    Try updating or manually reinstalling the video drivers.
     
  3. subjectzero

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    i have updated, reinstalled and even changed drivers. nothing works for the crashing rproblem
     
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    To help us help you,please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread. You can use the TSG Info to fill in your computer information in your user profile as well.

    Also, if its a brand name system like an Acer,Dell or HP, please post the exact model of the system.

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  5. subjectzero

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    i looked at the mother board, i only have one slot. which graphic card do you think is betteR?
    ps-5301-08HA
     
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