Video hardware error

By joshieboy
Aug 13, 2012
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  1. joshieboy

    joshieboy TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 52

    By test it you mean run the memtest for each stick of ram or another test?
  2. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Run a test on each stick of ram. This will let you know if both are bad or just one.
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  3. joshieboy

    joshieboy TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 52

    Tested the ram, found one of the ram to have errors so I replaced it and everything is fine now! I was able to re-downloaded my video card drivers with no problem. I no longer received the error I had been. As of now, I am not having any problems with my graphics hardware. So it seems all is great! If anything comes up I'll notify this thread but I feel much more confident knowing I have steps I can go through to test my hardware and zero in on the problem. Thanks a ton for all the help guys!
  4. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    :) I'm glad you figured out the issue. Had you not resolved the issue to one DIMM, I would have had you go into your BIOS and "Load Fail Safe Defaults," and then I would have had you double check the memory timings & voltage for the speed the motherboard set the memory at, and then had you retest the memory, but there is no need to do that now :).
  5. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Guru Posts: 1,776   +241

    Glad to here your problem is solved. Your welcome

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