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So I was gaming on my 7970 and 5760*1080 bezel compensated.

Saints row 3, my last session lasted 1h 23min and before I quit there were these triangle artifacts all over screen in-game.

is it heat related or is it too much 999mhz on core and stock volts?
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What are your max temps?
Edited by Recipe7 - 2/13/12 at 8:49am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Recipe7 View Post

What are your max temps and voltage?

I'm using powertune 20% in AMD Overdrive.
When the artifacts appeared 73c, voltage is mostly around 1.050 or less, in the range of 1.045-1.070,

I'm OC with trixx, I have not touched the volt in trixx so it is lowest 1117mv, maybe I should try AMD Overdrive instead?
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Do the artifacts usually appear after your stated 1 hour and 23 minutes?

Do they appear in other games after this amount of time?
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Do the artifacts usually appear after your stated 1 hour and 23 minutes?
Do they appear in other games after this amount of time?

I have not made a lot of gaming to come to any conclusion, but yes I think it might be time related.
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Ok. I highly doubt that whatever program you are using to overclock is the problem. It would not hurt to try to use MSI Afterburner or the AMD Overdrive and see what happens during your gaming.

I would suggest you try other games and see what the result is. It may be a driver problem and a compatability issue with Saint's Row. The driver's are pretty new for the 7970, they need more time to mature. Also, I would like to mention that 73C is a very safe temperature and nothing should malfunction at those numbers.

Let us know how gaming goes with other PC games. And of course, update to the latest drivers if you haven't. Properly uninstall the drivers using Driver Sweeper before you install any new driver.
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