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Question COMPUTER CRASH - WITHIN SECONDS OF OCCT GPU POWER TEST (GEFORCE GTX 950)

Jun 12, 2020
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Hello All,

I'm new to the forum and looking for a fix to my nagging computer problem. When playing games, my computer will crash to the desktop or will restart. The games which I normally play (and crash) are Beyond Earth, Civ. V, Cities Skyline and Tropico 4. I've been playing Tropico 4 about a month now and only has crashed once. I ran the OCCT power test for my GeForce GTX 950 card and will crash within 1 second of test. I've already did all the routine steps i.e. updated GPU drivers, Windows update etc... to no avail. I can't figure out if I have a defective GPU, Motherboard or Power Supply. The fan of the power supply has made a slight whining sound in the past but not lately. Any help would be much appreciated.

Operating System: Windows 10 Home 64-bit (10.0, Build 18363) (18362.19h1_release.190318-1202)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.

BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG (type: BIOS)
Processor: AMD FX™-4200 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs), ~3.3GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8174MB RAM
Page File: 4242MB used, 4431MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 12
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
Miracast: Available, with HDCP
Microsoft Graphics Hybrid: Not Supported
DirectX Database Version: Unknown
DxDiag Version: 64bit Unicode


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DxDiag Notes
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Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.


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DirectX Debug Levels
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Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)


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Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GTX 950
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Type: Full Device (POST)
Device Key:
Device Status: [DN_DRIVER_LOADED|DN_STARTED|DN_DISABLEABLE|DN_NT_ENUMERATOR|DN_NT_DRIVER]
Device Problem Code: No Problem
Driver Problem Code: Unknown
Display Memory: 6094 MB
Dedicated Memory: 2007 MB
Shared Memory: 4086 MB
Current Mode: 1920 x 1080 (32 bit) (60Hz)
HDR Support: Not Supported
Display Topology: Internal
Display Color Space: DXGI_COLOR_SPACE_RGB_FULL_G22_NONE_P709
Color Primaries: Red(0.651367,0.337891), Green(0.318359,0.612305), Blue(0.151367,0.065430), White Point(0.313477,0.329102)
Display Luminance: Min Luminance = 0.500000, Max Luminance = 270.000000, MaxFullFrameLuminance = 270.000000
Monitor Name: DELL S2319NX(HDMI)
Monitor Model: DELL S2319NX
Monitor Id: DELD0DC
Native Mode: 1920 x 1080(p) (60.000Hz)
Output Type: HDMI
Monitor Capabilities: HDR Not Supported
Display Pixel Format: DISPLAYCONFIG_PIXELFORMAT_32BPP
Advanced Color: Not Supported
 

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