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Okay, so i returned my 6970 for alot of artifects back to the shop, got it back today with the stock cooler on as i had put it there. they didnt look at it for 1 second cause the waranty void was broken.
put it in my system to see what it does, and nothing, its just normal.
no artifects nothing =/ just plain good fps and performance.
now i ordered some Thermal pads, so i can put the wc block on agian,
and i hope it works fine.

could the artifect be caused by a "not decent" crossfire bridge ?
cause i have only one on it now, and 2 back then.
or is it the waterblock =/

But when i alt tab out of a game, it shutter to negative (opposite color) for a second, and then i see my desktop.
Edited by AoHxBram - 6/1/11 at 10:06am
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If it was messing up with the waterblock on it and now with the stock cooler on it, it works fine, I'd be inclined to believe it was the waterblock.
    
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If the card was artifacting it would be caused by the GPU.
     
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It sounds to me like the most likely culprit is an improper water block installation.
 
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hmm, yeh it might be an improper waterblock instal, did the other one pretty good tho .
but when i alt tab my game it flashes negative colors, and then i see my dekstop. anything weird with this ?
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