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Dx9 flickering can't be a very widespread issue. I've been keeping a close eye on the 7000 series, wanting to trade up, but that's the first I've heard of it. As is always the case with video cards, sometimes a small percentage of people have issues that may never be taken care of. That happens with nV and AMD. Going from one to the other doesn't necessarily change the odds.
You must not be reading much I think there is about 200 people on OCN alone with the problem search flicker link

http://www.overclock.net/newsearch/?search=flicker&output=posts&type=all&containingthread%5B0%5D=1318756&advanced=1

Edit : AMD recognized problem 2 and half months ago still no fix. Link to AMD rep post.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1318756/amd-12-11-beta-drivers/400_100#post_18543953
Problem has been here for me for 7 months. Took 5 months for them to recognize it, basically they didn't care until hundreds of the people began to complained about it. I'm also sure they lost a good amount of money on RMA's that where not hardware related do to flickering in drivers 12.4 to 13.2 beta present its still their. I would just use 12.4 if my games worked. But countless things didn't work from 11.12 to 12.3 drivers. So really have no choice but to suffer through this.
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Originally Posted by UNOE View Post

You must not be reading much I think there is about 200 people on OCN alone with the problem search flicker link

http://www.overclock.net/newsearch/?search=flicker&output=posts&type=all&containingthread%5B0%5D=1318756&advanced=1

Edit : AMD recognized problem 2 and half months ago still no fix. Link to AMD rep post.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1318756/amd-12-11-beta-drivers/400_100#post_18543953
Problem has been here for me for 7 months. Took 5 months for them to recognize it, basically they didn't care until hundreds of the people began to complained about it. I'm also sure they lost a good amount of money on RMA's that where not hardware related do to flickering in drivers 12.4 to 13.2 beta present its still their. I would just use 12.4 if my games worked. But countless things didn't work from 11.12 to 12.3 drivers. So really have no choice but to suffer through this.

I'd really prefer not to derail this thread in case I do need to come back to it.

I have heard of this problem as well, and if I experience it, I will have no problem returning it for my money back, but until then I will not know. It's apparently not 100%, so we shall see. I'm not going to be able to buy the card for at least another week.
 
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