What would cause a Video Card to do this?

Discussion in 'Computer Help' started by Zerhyn, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. Zerhyn

    Zerhyn Senior member

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    Sapphire Radeon X800GTO 256mb
    Latest Drivers...
    Though it has this problem with out the drivers installed.

    It Shows every where. When a white screen is up the colors turn blue. Red when the screen is black. And Green when the screen is blue.

    I just got this card from Newegg. I decided to take a risk for the heck of it and got it open box. I installed it and it booted just like the picture i took.

    I'll probably just return it and buy another one. Just curious if anyone knew what usually causes video cards to do that.

    Thanks for the input!
     
  2. bendixG15

    bendixG15 Diamond Member

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    Do we get any clues ??

    Like..what card you got ?.... Who made it ?.... Memory ?
    What drivers you got loaded ??
    Where else does it show it ..

    Somebody might just post an opinion....
     
  3. Sh0ckwave

    Sh0ckwave Junior Member

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    Yes more clues are definitely needed.

    Anyway most likely is the core or memory overheating. Check the fan and make sure the heatsink is installed properly
     
  4. Zerhyn

    Zerhyn Senior member

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    Added more information!
     
  5. Fardringle

    Fardringle Diamond Member

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    Open Box items from NewEgg are often items that other customers returned. They are supposed to be tested for functionality but since they are "as is" it is entirely possible that you received a defective card. It's also possible that someone tried to flash the card to an overclocked BIOS that the card can't handle and they returned it to NewEgg without flashing the card back to the original BIOS.
     
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