Dell Precision - Bad Graphics card?

Discussion in 'Dell' started by Justin, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. Justin

    Justin Guest

    Hi folks, I have a Dell Precision in for repair. I think the graphics
    card is bad but I'm just looking to get a second opinion or two.
    I switched PCI-e slots and I have the same thing. Also changed monitors
    and DVI-cables.
    Here are a few pictures just to illustrate.
    Justin, Dec 22, 2010
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  2. Justin

    Ben Myers Guest

    Failed graphics card. For sure. The dots on the screen shown in
    dsc01546resized.jpg are a tell-tale sign of either bad graphics card
    memory or a bad main graphics chip. nVidia or ATI??? I'll bet on
    nVidia, who are working very hard to overcome a well-earned reputation
    for hot-running and failing graphics chips... Ben Myers
    Ben Myers, Dec 22, 2010
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