Solved Desktop goes blue screen with game

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Mars

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That is so not good news and you should definitely see if you can get the RX 470 tested, using such a poor quality PSU may have killed it.

The sort of quality of PSU that should have been used with any of the cards that have been used in the computer, the 550W Seasonic here
The psu it has it’s the one that came with it, so thumbs down to ibuypower for that one since they should have used a decent quality psu then. I’ll buy that one and replace it? Will replacing it be difficult? I know that it is below the markup on the picture.(see attached image).
 

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Hard for us to be able to see anything there I`m afraid :(

A picture of the back of the computer may help if you can get one, please note that to get the picture the computer should be shut down and disconnected from all sources of power first.
 

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Hard for us to be able to see anything there I`m afraid :(

A picture of the back of the computer may help if you can get one, please note that to get the picture the computer should be shut down and disconnected from all sources of power first.
Ok so I just unmounted the psu and confirmed is an Allied non modular psu, says total power 480w.
 

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Sorry Mars but we cannot safely advise you, best course of action that I can advise is that you have a suitably qualified technician swap in an appropriate PSU.
 
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Sorry Mars but we cannot safely advise you, best course of action that I can advise is that you have a suitably qualified technician swap in an appropriate PSU.
Isn’t that a DIY thing? Doesn’t seem that hard to swap it with a new one.
 

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Isn’t that a DIY thing? Doesn’t seem that hard to swap it with a new one.
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Of your two PSUs I would say the Seasonic as it is out of the box new and has a 10 year warranty, alternatively the Corsair here has a more than adequate output, has a 10 year warranty and after claiming the rebate will cost you $59.99.
 

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Of your two PSUs I would say the Seasonic as it is out of the box new and has a 10 year warranty, alternatively the Corsair here has a more than adequate output, has a 10 year warranty and after claiming the rebate will cost you $59.99.
That’s a thing that seems like I can change it myself right? I did noticed that the current psu I have which is not modular has some cables that are just there unused, that won’t be happening with the modular one right?
 

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With modular PSUs you only connect what you need.

Suggestion for you, when the time comes to swap out the PSU, get yourself some sticky tape that you can write on then before disconnecting anything from the old PSU, after writing on it what it is put a small piece of the stick tape on anything that will be disconnected, examples of what may need to be disconnected other than the two main motherboard connections, GPU, HDD/SSD, DVD drive/s, some systems may also have a fan connection from the PSU to the MB.
 

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With modular PSUs you only connect what you need.

Suggestion for you, when the time comes to swap out the PSU, get yourself some sticky tape that you can write on then before disconnecting anything from the old PSU, after writing on it what it is put a small piece of the stick tape on anything that will be disconnected, examples of what may need to be disconnected other than the two main motherboard connections, GPU, HDD/SSD, DVD drive/s, some systems may also have a fan connection from the PSU to the MB.
Thanks for the help will surely get some sticky tape, I ordered the Seasonic one it should be arriving by Tuesday or Wednesday, If I need further help while swapping I’ll be posting it here.
 

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You are welcome :)

Let us know how it goes and any questions don`t hesitate to ask (y)
 

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Ready to be confused, no and yes :unsure:

Explanation: Yes, if you had an AMD CPU that had integrated graphics (an APU) you could have AMD graphics drivers installed while using an NVidea card and its drivers, reason for this is because your NVidea add on video card would be the primary video device and not the AMD APU so Windows would not install the AMD drivers only those for the NVidea add on card.

No: You should never have the drivers for more than one GPU or any other device on the computer at the same time, it doesn't matter what brand the devices, two different versions of AMD drivers will conflict just as readily as any AMD and NVidea drivers will.
 

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d*** so to test the sapphire radeon nitro+ gpu I have to uninstall nvidia a install amd drivers. So I already did the swap on psu and d*** it was easy, lot less cable mess in the pc now. Got rid of allied and now my pc is powered by Seasonic
 

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No problem, will mark your thread as pending.

Have a good Christmas (y)
 

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Any update for us? This thread will be closed if not replied to within 48hrs.
 
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