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Weird, Blue Refresh Lines? Or Artifacting?

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This is what happens when I try play games.

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It happens with other games but Skyrim is the only one I took (bad) photos of.

I have the 301.24 beta drivers 2 GTX 570s in SLI. A EVGA SC model and an Asus DCII. I had the Asus above the EVGA but the gap was too small and it was getting too hot (about 91c) for my liking.
So I uninstalled the beta drivers and reinstalled when I switched them over, then when I try to play games this happens. At first I thought it was adaptive vsync but I turned it off and it was still happening, so I disabled SLI and that solved the issue. But that isn't exactly how I want to run them.

Don't know what to do frown.gif Any help would be good.
Cheers
Edited by nemal101 - 5/1/12 at 12:13am
post #2 of 6
As NVIDIA buyers in this forum keep saying - NVIDIA doesn't have driver problems, so it must be a faulty card.
Try each card card individually and see if it happens with each card (could be drivers then), but if it only happens with 1,
it's probably a faulty card and you should get it replaced. smile.gif
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I'll try reseating it first. Hopefully it isn't faulty, I've only had it for about a month :\
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Okay trippy. I reseated it and started Skyrim, it was going fine for about ten minutes and then this happened.
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Doesn't look good frown.gif I then tried Portal to see how that would play and I tried to shoot an orange portal and the game froze and my pc went into some weird power state. So I restarted and tried some more games and it hasn't happened in any of them after ten mins. So hopefully it was just a freak accident :\
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Dzjeezes tongue.gif this is the 3th post TODAY where I had to say:

This is typical RAMDAC error. The RAM frequency output of the video signal.

It's a dead card...
   
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I guess it's time to send it back then frown.gif Oh well.
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