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My graphics card died, any tips
show user profile  Nanne
I build my computer around two years ago, and I haven't had any problems with it at all until now. I used the computer yesterday without any problem. Then I turned it of and a couple of hours later when I turned it on again my monitors were blank. So I connected the DVI cables to the my other card and everything worked fine again, except that the computer only recognize one of the cards. It is 2x GTX590. To be clear, it is not one GPU (the 590 is dual GPU) but it's the entire card that is dead.

Does anyone have any good CPR trick for bringing graphic cards back to life? Could it be dust in the machine? A loose cable? Or is it over? :(

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11/25/2014 10:35:20 AM (last edit: 11/25/2014 10:35:20 AM)
show user profile  TiMoN
Have you tried having just one card in at a time? just to make sure that the specific card is dead, and that its not just a SLI issue.

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11/25/2014 12:45:00 PM (last edit: 11/25/2014 12:45:00 PM)
show user profile  Sir_Manfred
With "konsumentköpslagen" in Sweden, you can "reklamera" a product within 3 years of purchase.
So just return it and get a new card for free.



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11/25/2014 1:16:08 PM (last edit: 11/25/2014 1:16:08 PM)
show user profile  Nanne
Thanks Timon, I'll try that! :)

Sir_Manfred: 3 years, really? I think the warranty was only 1 or 2 years on the product. 3 years sounds like a really long time. Also I bought it through a company that I don't work for any more, so I'm not sure if that might cause any problem with "reklamerandet"?

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11/25/2014 2:56:13 PM (last edit: 11/25/2014 2:56:13 PM)
show user profile  Sir_Manfred
3 years is right. It overrides any warranties as long as you have the receipt.
I've had harddrives die on their own within the timeframe and been able to return them and get a new one on account of "konsumentköpslagen". If the store refuses, you can report them.
But it is important that there is no outer-damage to the product or any other tampering visible.

So if you still have the receipt, you should still be able to "reklamera".



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11/25/2014 3:25:19 PM (last edit: 11/25/2014 3:25:54 PM)
show user profile  soontekk
check if the fans are running, could be dust clogging the fans = overheating = not starting

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11/27/2014 3:25:55 PM (last edit: 11/27/2014 3:25:55 PM)
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