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Originally Posted by Fhoxx View Post
Well first I'll start off with my build.
Coolermaster HAF 922 case
1000Watt Coolermaster SilentPro
4 2gb DIMMS corsair ddr3 ram @1333.
AMD 1090t (Liquid cooled)
XFX 6990
AsusM4A785TDM EVO


The problem I was experiencing was what I can only classify as artifacts. The screen would visually tear and discolor with no pattern whatsoever. Eventually half of the screen would become unresponsive and then it would eventually would fade to white. The fade happened by what looked like thin white lines just eventually enveloping the screen. I tried updating and rolling back drivers, taking out 3 of the ram sticks, and all that fun stuff. I'm not really sure what else to do. I did check the event viewer for ATI and events were flooding in pretty fast. They were usually along the lines of failed to retrieve color (paraphrasing) and a few others I can't remember. Sometimes I could be playing happily for hours and then other times I could get it within 3 minutes of boot.I sent the GPU out to XFX and they claim they found nothing wrong with the card. The temps were all very low as well, I have a handheld IR thermometer as well as the readings from the internal ones. I had slight overclocks on it as well, around 800//1300 ( Via the Vision control center) . I also had the same issue with no overclocking on.

I'm usually pretty well versed when it comes to all things computer but I'm truly baffled now that XFX says it's not the card.
Try the simple things:

1. Remove all tweaking softwares such as Afterburner, Trixx, ATITool etc. Reset them each to default then remove them completely.

2. In CCC upper right corner drop down menu, selet "Restore Factory Defaults", then remove by selecting "Express Uninstall".

3. Boot into Windows in normal mode, you should get basic Windows driver loaded. If not, go to Device Manager > Display Adapters > select Uninstall > when prompted to delete driver, select "yes". Start with the lowest secondary 6990 then proceed to the first adapter under Display adapter list.

4. Install the whole package and select "Express install" WHQL Catalyst 11.9 + CAP3 http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloa...n_win7-64.aspx

5. Go into Windows Screen and Resolutions to set the correct refresh rate and resolution. Do not go into CCC to do this.

6. See if it fixes it.

If that doesn't get rid of it, try this:

1. Shutdown PC.
2. Flip the 6990 BIOS switch to position #1 (AUSUM BIOS).
3. Restart PC and go into CCC "Restore Factory Default: and restart PC.

If that still doesn't fix it:

1. Move the 6990 to different PCIe slots.
2. If that doesn't get rid of it, try another card.
3. With another card still giving that artifacts, RMA the motherboard. It has bad PCIe slots.
Edited by Ken1649 - 10/21/11 at 7:34am
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CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
i7-3960X i7-980X GA-X79-UD7 / GA-X58A-UD9 7970 + 465 
GraphicsRAMRAMHard Drive
2x 6990 + 580 16GB 2133 MHz 24GB 2000 MHz 120GB x 2 RAID0 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
120GB x 4 RAID0 Raptor 300GB x 2 RAID0 CPU-370 CPU-370 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
VID-AR699 EK FB X58A-UD9 Win 7 Ultimate x64 1500W / 1250W+1200W 
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ケンジ
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CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
i7-3960X i7-980X GA-X79-UD7 / GA-X58A-UD9 7970 + 465 
GraphicsRAMRAMHard Drive
2x 6990 + 580 16GB 2133 MHz 24GB 2000 MHz 120GB x 2 RAID0 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
120GB x 4 RAID0 Raptor 300GB x 2 RAID0 CPU-370 CPU-370 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
VID-AR699 EK FB X58A-UD9 Win 7 Ultimate x64 1500W / 1250W+1200W 
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