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Gforce 8400 problems

Previously I have Intel original 915 motherboard, P IV single core 3 GHz Cpu, 1GB DDR1 RAM and Sparkle gs8400 256 MB Graphic Card, 450 Watt PSU.
Now I have bought a New motherboard, Biostar m7-TE which supports all of my previous things except DDR1 RAM. I have change the ram to DDR2 transcend 1GB+1GB. System works fine.
But, after 30-40 minutes, when I want to reboot my system, a faint XP loading screen appears on the screen and machine halts. After few R&D, I have understand that this is the G-card overheatiing problem. I have open the case and off the machine for 5 minutes. Then machine starts and load XP normally.
I have tested the graphic card temp. with nvidia monitor (that is 57 - 65 degree C). But At this temperature, my previous intel motherboard could not behave like that. I have change the G-card with the same brand and capacity, but same thing appears. Is it like a thermal shutdown? Is there any setting in the motherboard? Drivers are installed propery, bios updated.

What will be the solution? please answer me here or at my gmail no.

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  • sanjibanpal Sep 09, 2008

    I h've downloaded and install rivatuner. How can I use it. I set fan speed 100%. Will it work? How can I understand it?

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Does your case has any space for more fans or water cooling? If this is a possiblilty. I would reccomend the use cooling if possible.If not download Riva Tuner and Speed up the fans on your GPU and in your case heres the link:
http://www.guru3d.com/index.php?page=rivatuner

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