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Hi guys, I am getting weird artifacts every now and then in black ops with the stock clock
1100 / 1200 / 1.219v on my Gigabyte 7870 the settings are max on BO 1920x1080. Vsync is off. The artifacts are like a bush not displaying right and kinda stretched and not the right resolution. It seems BO runs slower then BF3 sometimes, even with V-Sync off (BO). Any help? Could it be the drivers 13.1 from AMD? The artifacts are never green or anything. Could it be screen tearing because my FPS is jumping too high to too low? Sometimes they reach 180FPS (uncapped fps).

1. Drivers are up to date.

2. Default Clocks/GPU/MEM

3. Game runs flawless in BF3 no artifacts or anything perfect Frames Per Second.
47minimum / 91maximum(limit without V-sync in BF3)

4. Game runs flawless in MW2 also.

Any help please!
post #2 of 8
there are a few dx9 games which are having artifacts issues with 12.11 beta 11 and 13.1 whql drivers. your problem looks similar to what they are talking here in the thread below

http://www.overclock.net/t/1351650/what-really-should-be-the-1-thing-on-amds-radar-the-dx9-artifacts/20
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I been dealing with these artifacts for 1 year. RMA won't help you. Same game I play the second most is black ops 1. I hate my AMD Gpu's. The driver support has been more that terrible for the money I spent. It probably falls under lemon law or something.

Read this thread starting around this post http://www.overclock.net/t/1318756/amd-12-11-beta-drivers/1300_100#post_18909776

Edit : BF3 and Dirt 3 are the only games that I would say are flawless for me. Just about ever dx9 game has horrible flickering. Welcome to the club your not alone though probable about 200 or more people on OCN have been waiting for this fix for about 7 months plus. Most people have first noticed it in Skyrim but I don't have that game.
Edited by UNOE - 1/22/13 at 11:57am
 
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I been dealing with these artifacts for 1 year. RMA won't help you. Same game I play the second most is black ops 1. I hate my AMD Gpu's. The driver support has been more that terrible for the money I spent. It probably falls under lemon law or something.

Read this thread starting around this post http://www.overclock.net/t/1318756/amd-12-11-beta-drivers/1300_100#post_18909776

Edit : BF3 and Dirt 3 are the only games that I would say are flawless for me. Just about ever dx9 game has horrible flickering. Welcome to the club your not alone though probable about 200 or more people on OCN have been waiting for this fix for about 7 months plus. Most people have first noticed it in Skyrim but I don't have that game.
Edited by UNOE - Today at 11:57 am

Thanks, glad to know its not my card. I should have known in the first place though (55+ in BF3 xD).

I will download Blacklight: Retribution and see about it, I think it runs on DX10 if I am not mistaken.

SO FAR, BF3 and Assassins Creed III are flawless artifact wise.
Edited by TheOCNoob - 1/22/13 at 7:16pm
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Your patience... Is the 13.2 Driver giving any improvements to the issue?
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Your patience... Is the 13.2 Driver giving any improvements to the issue?
13.2 didn't help. Seems smoother though with 13.2. Still artifacts though.
 
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13.2 didn't help. Seems smoother though with 13.2. Still artifacts though.

Smoother in what games I cant tell a difference in BF3. Also if I overclock my vRam(7870) memory I get better FPS, from 1200 (default) to 1250 but when I go past that my FPS drops until I hit 1375 then they go back up a bit 7-9FPS in Kombuster, that's with the core clock at 1200Mhz. Whats up with that?
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Smoother in what games I cant tell a difference in BF3. Also if I overclock my vRam(7870) memory I get better FPS, from 1200 (default) to 1250 but when I go past that my FPS drops until I hit 1375 then they go back up a bit 7-9FPS in Kombuster, that's with the core clock at 1200Mhz. Whats up with that?

Smoother in dx9 games. BF3 has always worked great for me on just about every driver, Only game I can say that about. Dirt 3 has also worked really well. But trifire didn't work correctly till 12.10 for me with Dirt 3, because my GPU usage was uneven with drivers before 12.10.
 
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