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Having problems with artefacts appearing randomly on screen. These are pop-in artefacts, NOT texture artefacts.

Running the game on the laptop in my signature. Running Catalyst Mobility 11.9.
     
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How are the temps?
     
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How are the temps?
What's a good program to use to check? Been a while since I needed a temp monitor for my GPU.

In a side note, the heat coming out the sides of the laptop feel "normal" for gaming use.
     
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You can use GPU-Z to monitor your GPU.

For the rest of the things I use Speccy.
     
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I think that's the glitch that i have experienced before so i think you should verify that this artifacting is actually occurring on most games before attempting this.

It seems to happen on some cases when switching between graphic cards will cause you to corrupt your windows profile for some goddamn reason , a surefire way to check would (obviously) be to boot the game in another profile.

Here is what i did that seemed to fix it:
-Turn off PowerPlay in CCC
-Restart and boot into BIOS
-Change the graphic option from "Switchable" to "discrete"
-Run a game
-Repeat steps 2 and 3 , switching it back to "Switchable"
-Plug off power cord to make sure windows is using your integrated chip for display when booting
-Switch back to your 5650M in CCC
-Run a game(Sometimes this will still glitch , but will BSOD after a few minutes; just reboot and it should work fine)

Hope that helps.
    
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I think that's the glitch that i have experienced before so i think you should verify that this artifacting is actually occurring on most games before attempting this.

It seems to happen on some cases when switching between graphic cards will cause you to corrupt your windows profile for some goddamn reason , a surefire way to check would (obviously) be to boot the game in another profile.

Here is what i did that seemed to fix it:
-Turn off PowerPlay in CCC
-Restart and boot into BIOS
-Change the graphic option from "Switchable" to "discrete"
-Run a game
-Repeat steps 2 and 3 , switching it back to "Switchable"
-Plug off power cord to make sure windows is using your integrated chip for display when booting
-Switch back to your 5650M in CCC
-Run a game(Sometimes this will still glitch , but will BSOD after a few minutes; just reboot and it should work fine)

Hope that helps.
This problem is occurring only in RAGE. I played through Dead Island, Dragon Age 2, Need for Speed Shift 2, Assassin's Creed 2, all on this laptop without a single artefact. RAGE comes along, and it is artefact crazy.
     
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i have been getting them too, gets even worse when i try and used crossfire, i think it is just that AMD and Open GL don't get along well, hope there is a solution out there
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Max temp on my GPU is 70c...
     
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