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Problems with new 7950

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Hello everybody. Three days ago i got my new Gigabyte 7950 Windforce 3x. Everything was fine for 2 days, but today, when i opened an mkv file with MPC-HC (and GPU acceleration enabled), the screen went brown with lines and stuff, but the video was still playing (i could hear the sound). I closed MPC with Alt + F4 and everything went back to normal... I restarted the computer, and then everything was fine. The card was at stock settings at all times (stock clocks are 1000/1250, and it's the revised 7950 with the 7970 PCB). Gaming goes fine, the card is not overheating. I will try installing a newer K-Lite codec pack with MPC version and see what happens. Should i return the card?
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did you try another video and if so, did it happen again?
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Turns out it was nothing. I reinstalled my codec pack and everything went back to normal.
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Corsair Value 12GB DDR3 @ 1333Mhz Samsung 840 Evo 120GB ST9500420AS 500GB WD1001FALS 1TB 
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WD20EARS 2TB Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung B2430HD 24" 1080p  
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Microsoft Wired 600 Corsair CX750M 750w Zalman Z11 Neo 
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Corsair Value 12GB DDR3 @ 1333Mhz Samsung 840 Evo 120GB ST9500420AS 500GB WD1001FALS 1TB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
WD20EARS 2TB Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Pro x64 Samsung B2430HD 24" 1080p  
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Microsoft Wired 600 Corsair CX750M 750w Zalman Z11 Neo 
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Intel Core i3 - 3227U @ 1.9Ghz Dell HM76 AMD 7670M 1GB @ 720/1000 + HD4000  Elpida + Hyundai 8GB DDR3 @ 1600Mhz 
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