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7870 Tahiti LE Driver Issue, WIn 7 mouse affects all browser windows, internet and desktop

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After installing my Power Color 7870EZ had no problems played some games, did some benching, ect.
All was good for about 6 hours temps never above 65c, now I have this mouse related graphical glitch
When I move the mouse from left to right in most windowed apps like Firefox or any windows explorer causes
stretched distortion. I can't tell if it is the mouse or the card or a driver.

When I uninstalled the windows driver for the 7800 it used the generic VGA adapter, I didn't have the issue.

I have been using the 13.3 beta version of C.C.C. going to try 13.1
Should I try to uninstall the mouse drivers?

I'm at a loss, and don't know where to go from here. I have a PC that functions but I cant play games.mad.gif
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My powercolor myst had a similar issue...

In firefox, my windows would keep resizing themselves between 95% and 100% maximized. Very annoying.
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Have you found a solution? Mine is also effecting the desktop windows.
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My solution? RMA and get different card.

I don't care if the Myst had the best price/performance since the 8800GT. Its so fundamentally flawed that I won't even bother with it.
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Not an option at this point. Already used the code for the games. Still working on it.
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Well I guess I'm lucky. I get full refunds apparently even with the code used, cause the code is a gift (and imo this is fair; the retailers didn't pay for the codes anyway)

Theres a lot of things you can try I guess.

Swap between different OC programs
Tinker with powerplay. Try it on, off, or whatever settings you can muster
Don't OC
Power + 20%, no OC
Force constant voltage
Manually create a 2D profile
Swap between drivers (not sure if theres a non beta 13 driver that supports 7870, but maybe this can help?)
Flash around different BIOSes (really dangerous, not recommended unless you really trust yourself. Not sure if theres BIOSes newer than .32 but all the BIOSes so far are trash)

Or pray that it just goes away, from whence it came..
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Update, as of yesterday after 3 or 4 uninstalls and re-installs, crashing windows hard (nearly had to reinstall), different drivers, gave up played a game for 2 hours and it fixed itself. headscratch.gif

Guess I should have practiced some benevolent neglect, ignore a problem long enough and it will stay the same, get worse, or go away.
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Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Modisc Bluray Dirve Corsair H70 Win 7, 64-bit Samsung 27" P2770FH 
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Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG Modisc Bluray Dirve Corsair H70 Win 7, 64-bit Samsung 27" P2770FH 
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