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Please help (power supply issue?)

connor333

2 months ago

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My 1080ti sc2 began to freeze over the weekend. I stuck my old 970 in there and it works just fine.

I then took my 1080ti and placed it in another rig, and it never froze once. Place it back in my new rig, and it freezes all over again.

I noticed that once things started to warm up, that's when it seemed that things would freeze. My power supply has a hybrid mode, and as soon as the fans started to spin on it, it would freeze.

Anything else I should try before swapping power supplies? What a pain....

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  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

sounds like a PSU problem, since the GTX 1080 Ti SC2 can draw more power (max 300W with 1x6pin and 1x8pin pcie power) than a GTX 970 (max 225W with 2x6pin pcie power)

may also be worth checking the PSU power cables, in particular the PCIe power cables to the GPU.

  • 2 months ago
  • 1 point

So thought i had it all figured out, but when I stress tested the GPU on my friends rig with a particular game (Resident evil 2), it never froze.

I tried this game out on my rig, and of course it doesn't freeze as well. Though other games will on that same hard drive. I cranked the resolution on both so that the GPU was doing what it could.

I though I ruled it out being the GPU but this nightmare continues.

So this is what I plan to do:

1) Swap power supply and see if that helps. If not... 2) RMA the card.

Any other suggestions would be great. This is bothering me more than I should let it, and can be hard to think straight.

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