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2010-12-09, 10:38 #1
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I don't know if I am in the right place and this is my first post here.
I recently built my son a new PC. It has the following
ASUS M2N68-AM PLUS GeForce 7025 Socket
AMD Phenom X4 9750 2.4Ghz 4MB OEM
2 x Crucial 2048MB PC6400 DDR2 800MHz
Asus video card EAH5670 1Gb
The PC runs great and plays all his games at high settings, except for Call of Duty Black Opps. The game plays fine if I put in his old video card which is a sparkle card, but if freezes on startup with Asus card. I contacted Asus for help and followed all their suggestions. So far nothing.
I have all the latest drivers for everything and no joy.
Anyone have an idea of what could be wrong? Thanks.
2010-12-10, 06:11 #2
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The only things I can think of are:
1 Ensure you have the correct version of Direct X installed. Some games & cards are extremely picky.
2 Downgrade the settings for Call of Duty Black Opps to bare minimum and then gradually increase them.
3 Ensure the driver, or some component of it has not become corrupt; completely remove it, as in Fred Langa's latest column and reinstall.
4 Bad software mal-interaction somewhere in your operating system & programs. Remove/reinstall the game and or clean install the os.
5 Faulty graphics card that needs to be RMA'd or returned to vendor.
6 Ensure the game is fully compatible with your specific Windows operating system, especially 64 bit.
Performance can vary with different cards and some games will perform better or worse, but I have not heard of an instance where one higher, or mid end card can't play a popular game at least at some performance level at all.
Continue to query Asus on this topic.
Swap the Asus card with another computer and retry the game on it.DRIVE IMAGING
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