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Alright my problem:

2 months ago power goes out, my games start artifacting, however if i were to turn my comp off, and then turn back on it would be good for a few days, however, i found in all games i played i would have a "grey wall" effect, meaning basically every 3d game i would play i would feel like there is a dome around me (especially all FPS games) and basically i can only see about 20 feet in all directions, and as i move up, i see stuff, i can litterally stand in one spot move up a foot, then theres a tree or a house there, move back a foot, and its gone, for every single game, with every bit of detail.

so i changed my PSU, didnt fix issue

then i changed from gtx460s SLI to 570 single

that didnt fix the issue

then i changed my ram

didnt fix issue

then i changed my mobo and cpu, from 1090t (oc to 4.0, removed oc and it still did this) and a asus m4ntd evo to a 2600k stock and a sobertooh p67.

this didnt fix the issue.

i changed all my sata cords, changed the outlet i am plugging my pc into, changed the case also (this is unrelated)

the only thing i havent changed is my SSD and my HDD how ever i have done 3 complete wipes and reformats on both drives, however i havent tried with just either or.

however i tried if BFBC2 on my SSD and my HDD and it didnt make a difference.

on dirt 3 i can see like 30 feet ahed, but everytihng is just a grey fog.

NVCP settings: single card/single display (i have taken my 460 out), max proformance, almost every setting to application controlled, and tried various different settings also.

i am not seeing any tearing, or artifacting, my cpu is stock, ram is stock, its 2 x4 using XMP.

i cannot figure this out and it is driving me INSANE.

thank you all.
edit: switched monitors to a 60 hz LCD didnt make a difference either
edit: i have tried many drivers from 260-285 beta no change, the beta ones for bf3 were worse
edit: going to upload example pics
Edited by ggoodd - 10/17/11 at 10:01pm
   
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im using the TREES because they are the best example, however EVERYTHING in EVERY game does this, from debris, to buildings, to piles of wood, ect


this is also on MAX settings, so go figure that one out also


from a distance


see the tree in top left and the bush in the back? notice the grass on the ground


then move forward a tad


then right at the trees


differnt trees, notice how messed up it all looks?



look at the trees in the back ground


and now



look at the pile of wood on the left of the pole


now look




man any one got any ideas?
   
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Pretty much the only thing you haven't replaced is the harddrive right? Maybe something that requieres a new partition or another HDD?
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Pretty much the only thing you haven't replaced is the harddrive right? Maybe something that requieres a new partition or another HDD?
not sure, ive done several reformats, and deleted everything, made new partitions, it happens to ALL my games, bfbc and dead island are they best to show examples of because of how much there is on the screen.

installing a game on my ssd or my hdd makes no difference
   
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I'll admit, this is certainly strange, you've gone thru EVERYTHING I would've thought of. But based on the symptoms I would guess software based, i've never really heard of bad hardware doing specifically that.

I assumed you used driver sweep to get rid of old drivers when updating or downgrading the nvidia drivers rigth?
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correct, and when i changed the gpu i did a fresh install, and same with the cpu/mobo, entirly new installs.

64bit os, 64 bit drivers
   
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this is with EVERY game, sc2 does it, it just this "flickering" is the most noticible in the most recent/detailed games
   
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Just goign to ask you to try a few more things. Change the display cable you use, different sata cables, plug into a different circuit in the house. If on any surge protector try straight plugging it in. Get some random hdd and install just the games on it to rule out it isn't you hard drive if changing the sata cables doesn't work. I will edit this if i think of any thing else.
    
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Just goign to ask you to try a few more things. Change the display cable you use, different sata cables, plug into a different circuit in the house. If on any surge protector try straight plugging it in. Get some random hdd and install just the games on it to rule out it isn't you hard drive if changing the sata cables doesn't work. I will edit this if i think of any thing else.
did everything you said already, minus the different HDD.
   
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Try that one maybe the power outage corrupted the hardrives have you tried wiping the with zero fill?
This is the strangest computer problem i have ever seen and you replaced almost everything.
    
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