Hi, is there a video bios fix, for ATI's "Grey Screen of Death" issue on the 5xxx series cards, yet? If there are, can I download the BIOS from somewhere and flash it, or do I need to buy a new card with the new BIOS loaded onto it?
BTW. I have a MSI Radeon HD5850 Over clock edition (MSI R5850-PM2D1G-OC).
Grateful for answer.
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I searched but I can't find a bios to update the card. You might need to ask MSI. In truth I would RMA the video card because the problem is not going to go away and new drivers do not address the issue.
Razear wrote:Is this what you're referring to?
Lets not post any links to that website please. (long story) lol
Thanks for the involvement. I have RMA;d my card now, and let's hope it doesent happen to the new one...
I RMA:d the card but it worked correctly for them so they sent it back, but I still have the same problem. Any suggestions on what to do?
They did all of this tests:
* Stress test, 3DMark2006 3 loops - OK
* Stress test, FurMark 1.8.0 Stability Test, Xtreme Burning mode i 6h - OK
* gameplay, Crysis 30min - OK
* Stress test, Unigine Heaven 2.0 Benchmark 24h - OK
And this reminds me why I don't buy MSI products.
Does your motherboard have 2 video card slots? Try the other port, maybe it's just a loose card?
You can also try:
1) Create new user account (admin)
2) Log in to it
3) Play 3D games without 'solid color screen' crash
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