[mythtv-users] Screen blank Video all messed up

Paulin paulin at spextreme.com
Fri Feb 5 20:08:26 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Jeff Artz <jeffa.myth at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Jeff Artz <jeffa.myth at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Sounds like an overheating issue with the video card.  If it hasn't
>> destroyed the card yet (which it sounds like it's still OK if it runs for a
>> bit before screwing up), you could try putting a fan on the card, or just
>> blowing on it.  And/or increasing the air flow through your case.
>> To clarify - I meant to say "or just have a fan blowing towards it", not
> that you'd be sitting there huffing and puffing to cool the video card
> yourself... ;-)
> J-e-f-f-A
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Thanks for the reply.   That is what I was thinking (card going bad).
 Anyway its a 8400 NVidia card and does have a fan built in.  Maybe I'll
pull it out and check the capacity and clean the fan out.

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