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Stops working in the middle of games. the screen shows zig zag lines and flickers

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Yes ,and it ill bet it make a strange buzzing sound when you start getting
the lines . What you and apparently many other are experiencing is called
G.P.U failure due to the fact the chip is de laminating from the mother board
when it get to a certain temperature . If it's under warranty send it in Quickly
if not , then the G.P.U will have to be reclamp with screws and washers
ie X clamp mod . That fixes It .

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

  • Rod Sims
    Rod Sims Jul 04, 2009

    You got air gaps under your G.P.U.s

    heat sink. so as the unit heats up

    that gap does not allow the heat to

    dissipate and you get two reds

    if its under warranty send it in to MS

    if not you can clamp down the G.P.U.

    ie X clamp mod ,when do right , its FIXED

    That's the truth



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