geforcefx 5200 lockup

By lotus1197
Dec 21, 2003
  1. I am having problems qith my card locking up everytime it goes to play anything using D3D(so it seems) IE DX9 diagnostics if i choose to load d3d it freezes my comp.everquest:switching from patcher to EULA it freezes my comp.NVdvd freezes when it starts to load.Card is 3 weeks old and has been working fine since.rebooted computer and then all of a sudden this started.

    amd athlonxp 1800
    256 ddr ecc
    geforcefx 5200
    audigy mp3
    windows xp
  2. lotus1197

    lotus1197 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    btw i do have done dx then installed newest drivers, then installed drivers then i'm lost as to what to do.someone said maybe bad memory since it happened when i rebooted.
  3. tripleione

    tripleione TS Rookie Posts: 154

    Is the card overheating? Do you have an external power supply cable hooked up to the card? What are your system voltages reading? Perhaps your power supply is not up to the task.
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