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hi, i use my 360 at 1280x1024 using the vga output, and ive noticed artifacts like those you get when video ram is overclocked too high in project gotham racing3. Is this just because the game was one of the first developed or could my 360 be getting too hot.
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What display settings do you have your 360 set to? It does not support 1280x1024 so that may be part of your problem.
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Have you tried it more than once, one time Call of Duty 2 did this to me, but only once and never again, it stopped when I rebooted the console.
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***? 1280x1024? Just cuse you hook it up, doesn't mean that's what it's running lol.
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post #5 of 11
No, what I am saying is that he may have his monitor set at 1280x1024 and his 360 doesn't recognize the resolution which is causing visual artifacts. I had that happen when I told my 360 to run at 1080i on my 720P television.
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post #6 of 11
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hi, i use my 360 at 1280x1024 using the vga output, and ive noticed artifacts like those you get when video ram is overclocked too high in project gotham racing3. Is this just because the game was one of the first developed or could my 360 be getting too hot.
since when can you overclock the memory on an xbox 360
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He's saying he's getting artifacts like when you overclock video ram on a PC
    
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post #8 of 11
Actually, when you use the VGA cable, many new resolutions are available in the dashboard settings.

And Malaziel, if your TV doesn't support 1080i and you changed your 360's settings to run at 1080i, the picture shouldn't have even shown up. So after 10 seconds, if you don't choose "Keep resolution" or something to that effect, it should have switched back automatically. If you chose a resolution in the 360 that your TV doesn't support, you can't really blame the 360 for any problems you encounter.

As for the problem originally stated, restart and see if it continues.
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post #9 of 11
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yeh ive tried to reset it but i still get it. It does support 1280x1024 using vga hd. Its fine on r6 vegas which is very graphical, so i can only think its the game
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post #10 of 11
Good to hear that its only the game. That would suck if it was the console itself. Keep it in a well ventilated area anyways!
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