During games, my PC freezes then makes a long beep.

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  1. RKOver

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    Damn, playing Ghostbusters and happened with the other card. This simply can't be the cards then, has to be the PSU.
     
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    there is no other explanation,as I said before,it happened to me and I replaced my PSU ,problem gone
     
  3. MrCompillitrate

    MrCompillitrate Maha Guru

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    try playing with no OC. When my 9600's were oc'ed to high, itd freeze, and beep. and the temperatures were only around 60ºC.
     
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    I could try stock. If the cards at stock aren't causing the issue, what else do you recommend? Corsair 1000w PSU?
     

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    Yeah, if they don't work at stock, either each seperately or together in Crossfire, then you may need a new PSU. But try them at stock settings first and see what that does.
     
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    Still got the problem on stock settings so I went back to overclocked settings (same in my PC specs). I am gonna get a new PSU anyway I suppose. Recommendations?
     
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    The Corsair HX1000 would be good, as would the BFG EX-1200 or Enermax Revolution 85+ 1050. Any of those three would be a good option to get and should provide clean power, the Enermax especially.
     
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    I went ahead and ordered the Corsair HX1000 today. Arrives Monday. I will pop it in and plug everything up and game and hopefully it gets rid of my small problem (doesn't happen as much now).
     
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    Corsair HX1000 is in. I haven't played any games yet because I formatted my SSD's. I'll install TF2 tonight and see.
     
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    Sounds good, hopefully it fixes all the problems you've been having. How much did you get it for?
     

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    Thats not bad at all. Too bad you couldn't get it from Newegg, they've been having a sale on nearly every Corsair unit, most are about 50 USD off. Thats still a good price for it though, noticing any difference with it yet?
     
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    Got it again haha. I might aswell get a 4870 x2 like I had before and sell my 4890's. Really pissing me off.

    Gonna try at stock GPU clocks.
     
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    Most sources on Google claim it's a temperature issue. I have my cards at 60% fan speed in game and 40% idle. Could be temperatures?
     
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    It could be. There could be an issue with the heatsink not seated properly or you could have just gotten a bad batch of cards. What do the temps reach with the fan at 60%?
     

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    That I haven't seen yet. It won't be a little overclock on the cards would it?
     
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    Some cards can overclock well and others can't, depends on the bin of them. Try running them at stock speeds though and see if that fixes it. If it does, guess your cards can't overclock that high. At stock they should be plenty fast enough though.
     
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    I'll do that. I'll only hope.
     
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    Tried that at the vert start almost. Got 2 beeps today at stock. I am thinking of just getting a 4870 x2 or something. I can't get my money back for my cards can I? If not, I'll have to RMA them and get new ones then sell.
     

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