graphics card stopped working please help

  Nik Walejewski 04:34 17 Mar 2018

i bought neir automata and learned that the game is incompatible with nvidia 780 gtx graphics card. the screen freezes. after trying a few times i gave up and refunded the game. when i started up a different game i play alot (warhammer total war) the game booted then my computer crashed and wouldnt turn back on. i noticed none of the 3 fans on the card are spinning. i had to plug my hdmi into the normal non video card slot to get my computer to boot. its not detecting my card at all and i cant play any games.
the screen wont turn on when i boot through the video card. ive found several other people who had thier 780 fry after playing neir automata and its something to do with the direct x version they used.

is my card fried?? what are the odds that i run into this game and then it frying like this.

im running off 850 watt supply. my card is about 3 years old and is gigabyte brand.

i noticed alot of dust in the fans that i cleaned out. is there anyway to try and kickstart it.

i lost my job last week and cant get a new card for quite awhile. i dont know what to do

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:29 17 Mar 2018

try uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers for the card.

may be worth tring an older version of the drivers.

  alanrwood 11:18 17 Mar 2018

If the card fans are not running it is not a software problem. Remove the graphics card and clean the contacts. Reinsert it carefully and remove it again. Repeat this a few times in case the card socket has oxidised a bit. This may clean it up sufficiently. Finally reinsert carefully and ensure it is locked in position correctly. Ensure the 6/8 pin additional power plug is correctly inserted after trying the same in/out routine. Hopefully this MAY sort it out.

If still no luck I would suspect the PSU is probably failing to supply the 6/8 pin additional power plug. Try another PSU if you can borrow one.

  Nik Walejewski 02:31 18 Mar 2018

i took it out and cleaned it. it was pretty dirty. i tried plugging it into the other red pluggin on the power supply. still no luck. how can i tell if its my power supply or my card. i removed the card twice and reinserted it and it still wont detect anything is plugged in at all.

there was a few times awhile ago my computer would close out a game and just shut off on me and restarted. i didnt think anything of it at the time but this time it did it mid game and wont turn back on.

i got laid off at my job last week so money is tight, i really need to be sure before i buy a new part.

i appreciate the help so far greatly

  wee eddie 11:22 18 Mar 2018

When you cleaned it, did you take the cover off and make sure that the internal airways were clear?

  alanrwood 11:26 18 Mar 2018

Unfortunately unless you have some knowledge of electrical power supplies and how to test them you are a bit stuck.

You could try one of these but again a waste of money if the PSU is OK. I would try and borrow either a PSU or a video card from a friend if that is possible or maybe ask them to install your video card into one of their machines.

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  Nik Walejewski 05:43 19 Mar 2018

anytime i try to start bios i get a black screen, is this related? i have a ultra durable 8 series gigabyte motherboard. why cant i get into bios? is it because im plugged into a 4k?

  luciferwhite2 00:46 29 Aug 2018

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  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:09 29 Aug 2018

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