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Anyone have issues with getting Stereo/Wave Out working on a 6831 or similar model? I'm pretty sure its not doable at this point, but any modded drivers maybe?
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uh oh guys, i was getting some minor artifacting while playing left 4 dead. Now im running ATI tool to make sure my 8800m gts isnt getting finked up, if it says no errors but i see a stuck pixel in the scan does that still count as an artifact? my gpu isnt overclocked.

running furmark stability test with xtremeburn or whatever, no artifacts so far, but running 85c wow!
Edited by burrbit - 4/21/09 at 5:57pm
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Originally Posted by burrbit View Post
uh oh guys, i was getting some minor artifacting while playing left 4 dead. Now im running ATI tool to make sure my 8800m gts isnt getting finked up, if it says no errors but i see a stuck pixel in the scan does that still count as an artifact? my gpu isnt overclocked.

running furmark stability test with xtremeburn or whatever, no artifacts so far, but running 85c wow!
Try undervolting your processor. i did it and it helped a ton on my temps! it is a sticky in the laptop seciton
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uh oh guys, i was getting some minor artifacting while playing left 4 dead. Now im running ATI tool to make sure my 8800m gts isnt getting finked up, if it says no errors but i see a stuck pixel in the scan does that still count as an artifact? my gpu isnt overclocked.

running furmark stability test with xtremeburn or whatever, no artifacts so far, but running 85c wow!
Maybe try other drivers aswell
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hmm ran fine with furmark no artifacts, im guess its drivers or just ati tool bein ghey
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Hey guys. I completely disassembled my Gateway FX today and applied new thermal paste to the GPU and cleaned the heatsink and my GPU temps dropped by 20 degrees.

Will post a pic later on how the mobo looks like
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Originally Posted by shifty22123 View Post
Hey guys. I completely disassembled my Gateway FX today and applied new thermal paste to the GPU and cleaned the heatsink and my GPU temps dropped by 20 degrees.

Will post a pic later on how the mobo looks like
I did the same thing like two weeks ago, it's a dramatic difference, eh?
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uh oh guys, i was getting some minor artifacting while playing left 4 dead. Now im running ATI tool to make sure my 8800m gts isnt getting finked up, if it says no errors but i see a stuck pixel in the scan does that still count as an artifact? my gpu isnt overclocked.

running furmark stability test with xtremeburn or whatever, no artifacts so far, but running 85c wow!
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834998465

im telling you guys, put this on either/both your cpu and/or gpu, and it will make your temps drop on load, its really nice. blows quite a bit of air.
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I did the same thing like two weeks ago, it's a dramatic difference, eh?
Yeah man... My gpu was usually running 24/7 and now it doesn't even need to kick in while playing CSS. I think I love my laptop even more
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