PNY nVidia Geforce 9600gt Problem.

imbrandon

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I have the latest drivers for this video card and whenever I play cod5 for about 30 minutes, the screen goes black and sound skips. Shortly after, the monitor shows no signal and the PC stays on. I am forced to restart my computer every time.

I think it is a overheating problem and for some reason, you can't change the 9600gt fan speed. I put it to 100% and the fan stays the same speed.

Any suggestions? I am thinking of getting this cooler.
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3804485&CatId=4027
 

ohiou_grad_06

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Try a pci slot cooling fan to go under your card. I have the overclocked galaxy version of that card, and running at 20-30% fan speed, my card usually does not touch 40 degrees at idle. It would be cheaper, and works for me so far.
 

imbrandon

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I do have the latest drivers and uninstalled the old.

The GPU under load is around 65C and the Core around load is around 55C
 

imbrandon

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I have had the card since March and it doesn't crash on COD4, only on COD5. I turned down the core clock to 550mhz (instead of stock 650mhz) and its not doin it anymore and still runs the game on max.
 

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