Random bsod video drivers

By asutch ยท 4 replies
Aug 1, 2009
  1. hi i have been getting random bsod when playing games and sometimes watching videos online says video driver stopped responding sometimes bsod sometimes it recovers says to upgrade drivers which i have doesnt help it has done this with every driver i have installed.

    vista home premium
    asus p5q pro
    ati 4780 512
    2/2g corsiar dominator
    e 8400 @ 3.00
    pc power +cooling 750 w
    2/300g vel raptor hd raid o

    hers the mini dump please help
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Your video card may be over heating
  3. asutch

    asutch TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    my case is well ventilated and the card exhausts outside the case temps are usually low like 55c under load never above 60c
  4. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    use catalyst control center or rivatuner to monitor core temps... the stock fan speed on the 4870 is set to 25% so increasing the fan to about ~50% to 60% while running games will help temps a good deal. the exhaust air should be flowing rapidly out the back of your case; if there is no more than a hot stagnant air creeping out then the GPU is very likely to be overheating.
  5. asutch

    asutch TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 18

    iknow what you mean about fan setting mine is currently set at 50% dont think its a heat prob
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