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I've read on a couple of other forums some 8800GTX are getting artifact's, little blue or yellow dots in Deep freeze and in Oblivian.

Well remember the recall a couple of day's before the release, They think a few of them may of gotten through.
Here's how you can tell if you got a good GTX or a bad GTX,
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Ahh, already having problems with the new cards. I'm thinking 7900GT fiasco. I'll be going ATi soon.
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you didn't hear about the recall I assume? Bascally, some cards artifacted ingame (only GTX's) so they recalled them.
    
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you didn't hear about the recall I assume? Bascally, some cards artifacted ingame (only GTX's) so they recalled them.
That's just ridiculous. Is it the card makers that are clocking the cards too high? It better not a problem with the G80...
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^^These things happen, thats what recalls are for. You move on from it.

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That's just ridiculous. Is it the card makers that are clocking the cards too high? It better not a problem with the G80...
Its a new chip, it just went out in the field. Its going to have some issues (no surprises here). This is why I wont be going DX10 (and PS3 for that matter) for a little while. Seeing this makes me want to delay my DX10 build till the summer even.
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That's just ridiculous. Is it the card makers that are clocking the cards too high? It better not a problem with the G80...
The vast majority of the cards were called back to Nvidia for a Resistor Change. Some of the cards didnt make it back. That is completely understandable when you consider that the recall was only like 2 weeks before the hard launch. And no, this is not a problem with the card makers clocking the cards too high. Nvidia has taken a cue from ATI and said that Nvidia cards may NO LONGER be sold already overclocked. My 8800 GTX is running wonderfully, and I have no reason to assume that the one I will be receiving later today will be any different. *knocks on wood*
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