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So, I have been having some weird stuff happen lately while playing games; after some re-search and other thread topics it seems to keep coming back to GPU Artifacting. Not sure if this is really the case, BUT lets just say it is.

If I am getting Artifacting while playing games, is there anyway to reverse the damage done to the GPU? Or is that all she wrote? I am trying to figure out whether or not to hope and pray it gets better or if I need to just start shopping for a new GPU.

Here are the other thread I have posted on this to try and get some answers. Please let me know your thoughts. Thanks! thumb.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1333766/speckles-on-screen-when-playing-game
http://skyrim.nexusmods.com/images/169093/
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Yes, you can bake it. Revived two of my dead cards like that.
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Is the card overclocked? Is yes, you could try downclocking or maybe a voltage bump as you are unstable.
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It is factory overclocked.
I have downclocked it and same thing. I have also bumped the voltage.

Thanks. I am thinking it may be the game... GD Skyrim!
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Do you only get this artifacting when playing skyrim, or is it present in other games and futuremark etc? If it only happens in skyrim, i would suspect that game. If its everywhere, I would expect failing card.
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