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2 years ago#1
So I was playing FF14 and the screen literally just went black, and the fan speed I have set went to 0% on my card...and then when the game and screen came back on, I was running 14 fps instead of 60.

This is the first time something like this has happened...I'm assuming my PSU is going?

EDIT: I don't overclock at all.
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2 years ago#2
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2 years ago#3
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2 years ago#4
That sounds like the GPU to me considering your screen went black and then you had incredibly low FPS.
2 years ago#5
The only thing that hasn't been upgraded in this PC is the PSU. I have a stock PSU from Cyberpower PC, that's why I am thinking it's the culprit.
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2 years ago#6
Is your computer fine now? If so, are you sure your graphics drivers didn't just stop functioning for a bit? Because that's exactly what happens when they crash.

Also, if you have a trash PSU, you will want a new one anyway, so it doesn't hurt to buy a new one and see what happens.
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2 years ago#7
It happens every time I play FF14 for 30 minutes or so. My temps are under 80c etc.
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2 years ago#8
That's a driver crash, usually happens when the card is OC'd
If it isn't OC'd, send it back.
2 years ago#9
Except nothing else is causing this, including a burn test.
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2 years ago#10
sounds like a driver crash too (error given)

although i think my card's dying, as it's persisted through several reformats and regardless of driver version


i haven't experienced psu problems before (X660 powering a 5770) @ 2500k.
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