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i don't know what happen but i keep seeing weird colors popping on the screen when i play BFBC2 ,

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post #2 of 14
Reinstall the game first

Update GPU drivers

if it still happens, you probably need to RMA the card
 
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over
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post #4 of 14
That looks like some kind of artifacting, check your temps, GPU stability, reinstall game and drivers, if nothing works, RMA it
post #5 of 14
Are you using Afterburner when that happens (I can see you are in the first pic, but not on the second) ? Could be because of that. Some games don't like the overlay and mess up some of the graphics.

This is me playing Crysis Warhead on my GTX480 with Afterburner:



The color of the sky is all messed up.

After closing Afterburner AND restarting the game:



Hope that helps.


EDIT: you could also try to see if your RAM is stable, given it's overclocked.
Edited by tpi2007 - 5/21/11 at 2:44pm
 
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i reinstall the game i update to the latest drivers 275.27 and it does the same thing, i'm using the newest msi afterburner also my gtx 480 is overclock. but when i put everything back on stock it stop doing it.
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Originally Posted by AWESOME_3_SOME View Post
i reinstall the game i update to the latest drivers 275.27 and it does the same thing, i'm using the newest msi afterburner also my gtx 480 is overclock. but when i put everything back on stock it stop doing it.

EDIT: How overclocked was the card ? There is probably your problem. It might actually be possible to overclock it, perhaps you weren't giving it enough voltage.

EDIT 2: You say you put "everything back on stock". What is everything ? You mean GPU clocks + memory clocks or also CPU and RAM clocks ?
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i mean when i put my gpu only back in stock everything runs fine, but i ran it at that overclock for a year and it never give me this problem with any game.

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post #9 of 14
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i mean when i put my gpu only back in stock everything runs fine, but i ran it at that overclock for a year and it never give me this problem with any game.

here's a pic of my overclock
Well, the only thing I can think of is that it's degraded since then. If that's not the case then it's over heating.

How are your temps on full load with that overclock?
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use older msi afterburner. 2.1.0 works best for me. IM on the new beta geforce drivers looks like they fixed the probloms with 270.XX drivers .
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