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What is this called? (graphical anomaly)

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Perhaps "anomaly" isn't the right word, but I'm getting this effect when playing The Witcher 2 and I haven't seen it before in any of my other games. It's sort of like a pixelly effect, it almost looks like a very, very, very fine waffle pattern (if each little waffle-square was a pixel, so an extremely tiny waffle). I notice it in certain areas of the screen, not the entire screen at once, but maybe a patch on the ground, or a character model's face or body. Just a pixelly blotch across otherwise smooth terrain. So who can tell me what is this, and is it on my end or is it in the game code??
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It sounds like artifacting. Is your overclock stable ?
    
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That is artifacting
 
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I do not think it's artifacting, although I see why you would think that after reading my description.

It's more like, y'know how when you get really close to your screen, you can sort of see the pixels that make up your icons? It's like that, only in the game world, and obviously a little bit more noticeable because you really have to get up in your monitor to see any pixels at 1920/1080, but this thing I'm talking about can be seen @ arm's length from the monitor. I'll see if I can get a screenshot of it later. Anyone on here playing TW2? If you aren't, you should be
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