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Overclocked 550 ti Visual Artifacts?

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Hey guys, about two months ago I bought an nVidia 2gb 550 ti pre overclocked (very had to find stock) by evga and I haven't had problems with it until a week ago. I see "visual artifacts" but I have never seen that type before. It looks like horizontal lines moving and looking darker or lighter than normal and I know it's my graphics card since I tested it out on two monitors. Can anyone give me any insight to this? Thank you!

I have a picture, but I don't know if you can see the artifacts too good. I'll look to find a better picture soon.

post #2 of 4
Then underclock it to stock for 550Ti (900Mhz) and see if that solves it smile.gif
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You have a defective card. if the card can't run stable at its intended speeds It is considered a bad card. I am sure EVGA will gladly help you when you RMA that card to them.

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I guess it is defective, I tried underclocking just now and the effect stays. I'll give an update once I contact EVGA. Thanks guys.
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