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Hey guys, I was playing some CS:GO and I noticed some artefacts on my screen, white dots, large pointed textures, things like that. This was pretty concerning because at the time I was at stock graphics clocks. So I powered down my system and took out the P CIEpower cables from my second card and removed the crossfire bridge. When I powered on my graphics were fine, which was a relief. So I tried doing the opposite for the first card. I left the card in the PCIE 1 slot and removed the power. But when I turned it back on, I got a red VGA_LED and it just boot cycles itself to no avail. Even when I unplug the second card again, it just turns on, no post, then turns off.

I can't try swapping cards over because I don't want to disassemble my loop. And even when I remove both cards and use the HDMI graphics on the motherboard, I get that red VGA_LED and then it shuts off again.

Any ideas guys?

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Edited by Dousand Thollars - 9/7/12 at 7:51am
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post #2 of 6
Take your ram out and boot do you get beeps. Might be your pci controller but that doesnt make sence if on board graphics dont work. Try for beeps post back.
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post #3 of 6
Red light on the GPU usually means that its not getting either adequate power or the 12v line is not working or connected at all...

Sounds like a PSU problem to me. Bummer man!
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Red light on the GPU usually means that its not getting either adequate power or the 12v line is not working or connected at all...
Sounds like a PSU problem to me. Bummer man!
That was to be my next suggestion.
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I'll try switching it tomorrow.

So would I be right to assume that the artefacts are specifically a problem with the graphics card? I honestly don't know too much about GPU glitches, but I'd assume the card is the only factor that could cause something like that
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Not always but usualy yes.
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