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My graphics card died

Post by ReachAndromeda on 4/26/2012, 5:11 am

yes... my graphics card took a shit and i wont be able to play minecraft untill i get a new one. just letting you guys know so you dont think i just up and bailed.

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Re: My graphics card died

Post by dtfgator on 4/26/2012, 8:48 am

It's not as if minecraft actually uses your graphics card that much... For some dumb reason it runs mostly off of your CPU.

What are you buying to replace it?
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Re: My graphics card died

Post by ChaosTheoryJRH on 4/26/2012, 3:59 pm

He's gonna get this one:
http://graphics-cards-review.toptenreviews.com/ati-radeon-hd-6990-review.html

It doesn't cost THAT much lol.

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Re: My graphics card died

Post by dtfgator on 4/26/2012, 4:02 pm

Get a 680, OC to >1 ghz.

Friend has SLI 680's, after he won one at PAX
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Post by dynamole on 4/26/2012, 4:41 pm

dtfgator wrote:It's not as if minecraft actually uses your graphics card that much... For some dumb reason it runs mostly off of your CPU.

What are you buying to replace it?

yeah, alot of online games run more of the CPU then the GPU.. it's so more people can play them.

dtfgator wrote:Get a 680, OC to >1 ghz.

Friend has SLI 680's, after he won one at PAX

lucky barstool.

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Re: My graphics card died

Post by madscientist032 on 4/26/2012, 4:49 pm

dtfgator wrote:It's not as if minecraft actually uses your graphics card that much... For some dumb reason it runs mostly off of your CPU.
I'm 90% positive that minecraft has been using the GPU since the 2010 halloween update, and that's only because my fps shot up around that time.

Just sayin. bounce

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Re: My graphics card died

Post by Fuzzyplats on 4/26/2012, 6:31 pm

ReachAndromeda wrote:yes... my graphics card took a shit and i wont be able to play minecraft untill i get a new one. just letting you guys know so you dont think i just up and bailed.

That's sucks that's what happened to me my internal fan broke and my graphics card melted the fan, itself, and a little of the surrounding area.

And guys if your having lag you should get a D-Link it helps me not get lag (the most expensive one works the best)

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