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Really long story short, I RMAed a video card that gave me a lot of 2d artifacts, (specifically firefox and Skyrim) etc. I got the new one yesterday and its doing the same crap in Firefox. I've tried everything, different motherboards, CPUs, it's been swapped if it can be swapped. The only thing that's remained the same has been my power supply. Video card is an MSI HD 7870 Hawk Edition.

For what it's worth, I never had this trouble with my gtx 480 and not with my g210 either. Did I get another dud card?
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Really long story short, I RMAed a video card that gave me a lot of 2d artifacts, (specifically firefox and Skyrim) etc. I got the new one yesterday and its doing the same crap in Firefox. I've tried everything, different motherboards, CPUs, it's been swapped if it can be swapped. The only thing that's remained the same has been my power supply. Video card is an MSI HD 7870 Hawk Edition.

For what it's worth, I never had this trouble with my gtx 480 and not with my g210 either. Did I get another dud card?


Have you tried disabling gpu acceleration?
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Have you tried disabling gpu acceleration?
This fixed it for me on my 7970s thumb.gif I have not yet played Skyrim on this new rig.
 
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Have you tried disabling gpu acceleration?
This fixed it for me on my 7970s thumb.gif I have not yet played Skyrim on this new rig.


Skyrim flicker is the lighting setting. thumb.gif
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Have you tried disabling gpu acceleration?

Not yet but as my main CPU is a sempron I need gpu acceleration.
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Not yet but as my main CPU is a sempron I need gpu acceleration.
Try it anyway. It will remove the artifacts in Firefox.
 
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Can I mod move this to AMD graphics general forum? I just realized I posted in the wrong sub forum.

Thanks.
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