Windows XP Severe Errors, Please assist!

By CiananPuckett
Jul 16, 2007
  1. Hi. I recently upgraded from:
    MSI MS-6380E
    AthlonXP 2000 (running at 1.67GHZ)
    256mb Sapphire Radeon X700
    1 gigabyte of ram This setup had NO problems
    Sound Blaster Audigy SE sound card
    NetGear GA311 Gigabit LAN card
    Windows XP Pro SP1
    A 20GB Hard Drive
    A 40GB Hard Drive
    Power Supply: 400W Codegen
    to this:

    Board: Gigabyte GA8I848P-G
    Processor: 2.4GHZ Pentium 4
    Video Card: Same. Sapphire Radeon X700, 256MB
    HDD:80GB Maxtor
    Sound Card: Same I can run this setup for around 5-15 minutes before complete lock.
    LAN Card: Same
    RAM: Same Amount. 1 512 Stick, 2 256 sticks
    O\S: Windows XP Professional SP2
    Power Supply: 450W Hercules

    Now, every time i try to play a game, or even use my computer for that matter, it freezes up after about 15 minutes of optimal performance. Please assist!

    Regards, Cianan J.T. Puckett
  2. w0lf

    w0lf TS Rookie

    The last time I had an issue like this, it ended up being the video card. Downloaded latest drivers and still didn't work properly. Then I came across and tried his drivers out (after doing a full clean-up of the existing drivers). Well, not only did this solve my problem, but for years now I've been using his drivers without problems.
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