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My xbox stops while starting and theres a sound.. then the screen freezes and pixelates

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This is very common problem . This is always caused by
a open connection under the G.P.U. spisificley the color /texture
data feed lines to hana/ana chip

You have some options .

1 do what's called a X clamp fix where you simply replace
the X clamp with screws and washer , and then force your
G.P.U. to over heat . This will more than likely get it running
but this type of repair tend to be short lived and warps the

2 Have a local repair shop Re flow the G.P.U. and then
properly secure it to the heatsink, P.C. board. cost is
around 50.00-80.00 with a 90 day warranty.

There is a 3rd option It's called a C.C.A. aka G.P.U. clamp
this is a heavey duty bracket with a special pad that will
compress the G.P.U. back to the board and prevent warping
available for

if you have any questions feel free to ask.


Posted on Sep 13, 2010


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