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i get these in a few games all of a sudden.......yesterday everything was fine.......now when i launch crysis 2 or AC, i get these......the only things which i installed were the race07 with all of the add-ons, and Oblivion with all of the add-ons bought on steam

this is crysis 2




EDIT:.........i'm now sure that it is an opengl issue......none of the older games work, they just crash
Edited by Vlasov_581 - 8/7/11 at 11:09pm
    
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LOL! First opening this I was expecting artifacting, but this is straight out weird :/
Try defragmenting game cache in steam and check the integrity of cache files or something like that, it's all in steam (right click on game and properties)
If that doesn't work you could try updating the drivers...
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i know this is weird.......only in some games the intro movies do this......i'm guessing some kind of codec issue........went to 280.19 now.....same thing......updated dx, visual.....no change
    
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But the game after the intro works ok?
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yep all i see is the intro movies problems......bioshock 1, AC 1 but not AC2 or AC-BH, avatar has a weird pink square in the left corner but the game works fine......crysis and warhead have their intro movies dimmed......i can barely see the crytek and intel logos.......games work fine though


EDIT:

oh my god crysis 2 and 280.19s .......i get like 5FPS extra
Edited by Vlasov_581 - 8/7/11 at 3:21pm
    
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It's weird, because it just happened over night :/ Usually with graphical issues it's the graphics card, I could be wrong tho... Do you have any other spare graphics cards lying around?
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Aren't the 280.19 still in beta phase? That might explain this weird thing
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Yeah, but he said he went to 280.19, so I am guessing he was on a non beta drivers when the problem occurred...
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Its reminding you of the alphabet. In all seriousness, it probably is a driver issue. I've never had it happen to me, though.
    
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post #10 of 13
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the weirdness started with 275.33s, the 275.50s, now on 280.19s.......that's the thing all the games work fine, and those which support it work in surround.......i actually got some fps increases in some games with 280.19s.......that's the thing i was palying crysis 2 like 2 days ago.......nothing was installed.....then i bought and installed race07/gtr evo/race on with all the add-ons......then just this morning bought oblivion and this started happening
    
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