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GeForce 6600 AGP 8x 256 MB in Asrock 7s41gx

I recently tried to install a new Geforce 6600 AGP 8x 256 MB in my PC, wich have these specifications:

AMD Athlon 2400+
Asrock 7s41gx
1.25 GB RAM new
HD 160 GB new
Power Suplly: 450w Euro
Windows XP SP2 clean install

Al running good before installing the new video card.

When installed, my card works only for 1 hour and hang up my PC, in the videogames it does in 2 min playing.
I tried all possible configuration:
AGP Aperture: 64-128-256 mb
AGP fast write: activate/deactivate
Install new drivers for motherboard and video card
Free all PCI slots
Deactivate DVD & floppy disk power supply

and nothing..I went to the seller and they replaced the card for a new one, but it doesn't run, just the monitor stay turned off.
I went again to the seller with my PC and they replaced my Power supply for another of 600w to make the tests. The card runs but still hang up my PC.

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Get another hard disk and do a fresh install of xp then the drivers and the game see if its all ok

if it is then its your drivers get them out and replace them
with the latest from nvidia. or format and go again


hope this helps

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