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I just installed my new mobo a couple of days ago, and after I re-installed windows along with all the latest drivers, I started seeing lines and small red dots flickering all over my screen. I did some research on it and came to the conclusion that my GPU is artifacting, so I re-installed new drivers and set my GPU and CPU clocks to default ( it was overclocked to 1015/1375) but it's still there. It's worth noting that the GPU starts artifacting after a while, not right after I turn on my computer. Also I overclocked my CPU yesterday.

So is something wrong with my GPU ? should RMA it? Temps are between 50-60C and I haven't even touched the voltage control for it yet.

Heres a video. Sorry for the crappy quality and shaky camerawork.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt1MxnUbOYs
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what drivers are you running.
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12.11 beta 8
Also could my PSU be the root of this problem?
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12.11 beta 8
Also could my PSU be the root of this problem?
Depends on what PSU you have
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12.11 beta 8
Also could my PSU be the root of this problem?

what psu do you have. i have had the flicker with 12.11 beta 8 on my HD 6950 2GB with a slight overclock. when i returned everything back to stock it disappeared. these beta drivers don't seem to like overclocks. check at stock clocks. if the flicker does not occur at stock your best bet is to leave at stock till the next WHQL arrives.
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I have a really bad PSU, i'm thinking of upgrading in the future but not just yet. It's a logysis 550w PSU 10A@110v. It seems to be powerful enough for my CPU overclock (1045 @3.7ghz and 1.4 mv) so I can't imagine it not being to handle my GPU.

But I guess it's the overclock, and because when I reverted everything to stock settings it seemed to fix the problem, but then again I didn't really stress my GPU after I set everything default just yet.
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Sorry for the typos I'm in my phone tongue.gif
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I have a really bad PSU, i'm thinking of upgrading in the future but not just yet. It's a logysis 550w PSU 10A@110v. It seems to be powerful enough for my CPU overclock (1045 @3.7ghz and 1.4 mv) so I can't imagine it not being to handle my GPU.
But I guess it's the overclock, and because when I reverted everything to stock settings it seemed to fix the problem, but then again I didn't really stress my GPU after I set everything default just yet.
Sory to say this but a crappy PSU is a ticking time bomb you never going to know when it dies or how much it takes with it i might even catch fire
I have actually seen with my own eyes a PSU catch fire
I was at a friend place and all of a sudden a loud bang came from his PC and flames came out the back was it was pretty scary as i was 3 meters away
Edited by shilka - 12/1/12 at 6:51pm
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post #9 of 18
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Oh that's bad, did anything happen to his other hardware?

If this PSU dies silently without damaging my other components I'd be more than happy to replace it. It has overvoltage protection and that's the only thing I looked for when I bought it actually. I'm a bit pressed for cash right now so I have to prioritize, thus I can't justify spending a lot of money on hardware.
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Oh that's bad, did anything happen to his other hardware?
If this PSU dies silently without damaging my other components I'd be more than happy to replace it. It has overvoltage protection and that's the only thing I looked for when I bought it actually. I'm a bit pressed for cash right now so I have to prioritize, thus I can't justify spending a lot of money on hardware.
The PSU took most of his PC with it and what it did not get didnt not look so good after i hit it with a fire extinguisher
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