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I have a GTX 570. Power supply is fine, don't ask about it.

It's stock clocked and almost always has been. But I woke up this morning and noticed a few of the pixels on youtube videos were green. I opened a video in VLC and they're green too. They're green on flash/java elements like videos and games in any browser.

Tried the obvious: reseat, mess with the power connectors, update/roll back drivers, restart.

If it comes to it I can return it via bl1nk, since I bought it from him on here some time ago. But I wish I wouldn't have to.

Edit: they seem to VERY roughly follow contrast lines like they're more dense in a person's hair in a video or something, but they appear less in objects around that. Same for pictures and flash/java elements.

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Edit: no matter where I reload that picture, every time i reload it they appear in the exact same place (ignoring the actual picture of the artifacts) and a few are flickering.

hey more edit: The really weird thing is when I run a stress test it gets ZERO artifacts, but the rest of the screen gets these.
Edited by Minnetonka16 - 10/14/12 at 8:51am
    
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The first thing I would do is try uninstalling Flash and Java and then reinstall the latest versions. Additionally, it could be an issue with voltage at 2D clocks, and that's why you don't have an issue when you stress test.
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No, it's not the voltage, because it still artifacts everything else even while the test is running(edit: just not the test window itself. *** amirite?). I did reinstall both flash and java. Didn't help. Any other ideas?
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If that's the case, it's highly unlikely it's your GPU. Try removing it and running on-board to see what happens. I suspect you'll still have the artifacts.
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No integrated... I could ask my step dad to borrow his quick later tonight. I'll let you know.

Wait you're in St Paul? Give me your 670 tongue.gif promise I'll return it!
    
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Wut
they just disappeared randomly. I can't think of anything to explain this.
    
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