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My Gf was playing skyrim just now but couldn't get into the mood for playing since she has some weird artifacting in the game.
Just started happening now.
She hasn't been playing for around a week, nothing was changed since then. And she wasn't having any of those either before.
She is currently using a Powercolor 5770.
http://imgur.com/a/kzdwf
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post #2 of 11
Ok,what about the rest of the system? Cpu and power supply? That's sound like the power supply might be going.But without knowing the rest of the specs,it just a guess.
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in no expert.. but maybe downclock your gpu. seems i remember seeing other people recommend. i'll give ya a bump though thumb.gif
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post #4 of 11
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Her build is quite a good one actually
Specs are as follow
AMD Phenom 960T
Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3
G.Skill Ripjaws X 1333 MHZ 7-7-7-21
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post #5 of 11
Looks like the power supply.Do have a spare to test her rig with?




Off topic here.....Was she always a gamer or did you somehow convince to be a gamer? The reason why I am asking is my wife is not a gamer,but I like for her to be one.
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post #6 of 11
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Well i have one on my build. But It's a little too late to test it. It's 2:15 AM and i got work tomorrow lol.
And yes she is a gamer. She got hooked on skyrim after trying it.
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post #7 of 11
Did you just upgrade to the new Catalyst 12.2? Because if you did, the same thing happened to me . By same I mean the exact same artifacts in your Skyrim photos started to appear when I would play Skyrim. I had to roll back to 12.1. I did not try 12.1 with the 12.2 CAP. If you upgraded, try rolling back just to be sure.
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post #8 of 11
I had the same problem particularly with Skyrim when I upgraded my drivers to 12.2.
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post #9 of 11
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Yeah I made my girlfriend roll back the drivers to 12.1 and everything ran fine after.
I would have done it but i was at work.
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post #10 of 11
It's the AA that causes that in 12.2. You can stick to 12.2 if you can play without AA. smile.gif
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