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post #1 of 19
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i have 2 6970's watercooled today.
this is my first exoierence, and this is the problem.
when i load into windows, i get artifects when i play world of warcraft there are bars and stripes all over the place.
memory chips have good contact with the block :

card 1:
dsc09238x.jpg

card2:
dsc09236.jpg

any ideas ??
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post #2 of 19
Check your temps, make sure your TIM is applied properly on your cards. Some people new to watercooling didn't even put any TIM on their blocks. Make sure your DVI/VGA/HDMI connector is not loose.
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post #3 of 19
arent you the guy who dripped water onto the back of one of your video cards? that might have something to do with it.
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post #4 of 19
can you put some more pic up like pics of the whole card instead of one area
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post #5 of 19
How high are the cards over clocked?
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Overtightened blocks?
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post #7 of 19
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Cards aren overclocked, put Thermal paste on the GPU and the Vrm's on the back as EK stated on their manual. also put thermal pads on the Ram chips the thing in front, and the vrm's that also have some paste on them.
pics :
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post #8 of 19
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cant read the ram chips temps or anything, just from the dpu temp...
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post #9 of 19
are the cards native 6970? or flashed 6950?
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Originally Posted by Zate;13483351 
arent you the guy who dripped water onto the back of one of your video cards? that might have something to do with it.

Iv'e dripped De-Ionized water on my GTX480 on the back where the memory chip was the other week *Accidental of course* and it works strong to this very moment smile.gif
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