Bitcoin Forum
November 18, 2017, 09:58:22 PM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: 7970 that crashes during gameplay for mining???  (Read 367 times)
MysticalCockFungus
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 94


View Profile
April 08, 2013, 05:48:25 PM
 #1

I was looking for some cheap mining cards and I stumbled across a 7970 for $100 except the owner says that it has an issue with crashing during gameplay but runs fine in windows normally, im guessing that means its no good for mining, or am i wrong?
1511042302
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1511042302

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1511042302
Reply with quote  #2

1511042302
Report to moderator
1511042302
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1511042302

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1511042302
Reply with quote  #2

1511042302
Report to moderator
1511042302
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1511042302

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1511042302
Reply with quote  #2

1511042302
Report to moderator
Coinlancer is Disrupting the Freelance marketplace!
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1511042302
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1511042302

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1511042302
Reply with quote  #2

1511042302
Report to moderator
vm1990
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1260


bloginhell.me


View Profile WWW
April 08, 2013, 06:02:35 PM
 #2

it actually depends whats causing it to crash but if it runs id personally go for it worst case is it has to be a 2nd card so it only mines and dosnt have to run a dispaly or it produces alot of errors

iv got a card that blue screens all the time on its own as a 2nd card mining away sometimes it can be moody but if you get them cheap enough there worth the risk

▄▄▄▄▄▄
▄▄▄▄
▄▄
▄▄▄▄▄▄
▄▄▄▄
▄▄
▄▄▄▄▄▄
▄▄▄▄
▄▄
.JOIN THE CLUB !
 Bitcointalk.club
▄▄▄▄▄▄
▄▄▄▄
▄▄
BLOG:  www.bloginhell.me        BTC: 192tyaiwWxJ2UhSxUCbQW4JuA3Le5CEhWH                 Free 5GB Storage Cloud.Bloginhell.me 
theblazehen
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 194



View Profile
April 08, 2013, 06:04:47 PM
 #3

It should be fine as any errors would just make it the share get rejected by the pool

BURST: BURST-ZRT2-GB5S-A6CS-HBVAE
jase
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 9


View Profile
April 08, 2013, 06:49:12 PM
 #4

do you know if seller overclocked it ?
When I O/C my cards they work 100% for mining; however when I play games the gpu load is only ~40% but it causes the drivers to reset/crash game.
gsoul5005
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 28


View Profile
June 07, 2013, 06:39:10 PM
 #5

Same problem, running A reference 7970 and the Drivers crashes and recovers while mining+gaming.. The card works if its just mining only (Stable even overclocked) . It works fine while gaming too.

running AMD catalyst 13.4.. tried beta 13.6 and its the same.

Any Ideas What would fix it? Drivers 12.8 Can fix it?
rolloffacliffpleaseanddie
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 14


View Profile
June 07, 2013, 06:47:23 PM
 #6

during playing a videogame or when your mining it crashes??
Kaepora
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 42



View Profile
June 07, 2013, 06:56:46 PM
 #7

I have seen lots of people mining with artifacts on the screen, it could still be good for mining. Maybe you might want to bake it see if that will fix it.
If you want to look it up its called reflowing.

Cant decide what to mine? Check here: http://www.wheretomine.com/
LTC & BTC Profit Calculator: http://ltc.kattare.com/calc.php | Coin to Coin Currency Converter: http://coins2coins.com/
Think you have a virus, keylogger or trojan use Malware Bytes Free: http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!