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ok well when i put any stress on my 8800s for the first 10 seconds my screen flashes alot and it locks up. but if i let it do its little fit it will stop and im good for the rest of my gaming till i go idle and put load on it again. so what gives. im on a fresh install of windows and the new WQHL drivers. and it does this at stock and overclocked.
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Might be drivers... I've had problem with upgrading to the most recent drivers and my games turned into slide shows. Went back to the drivers that came with the card and everything was smooth again..

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its not a slide show its more like it dosent want to start but then decides to and it runs fine after that.
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I have the exact same problem. So far; No solution.

However, sometimes it'll start to artifact, even once I exit into the desktop. It doesn't seem to be driver related, and it's completely random.





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it is driver related!!!

When you get a hardware error, when you know your hardware is fine, the problem is software. Every single time. Revert back to older drivers, and if you can, try using the video cards in another PC, maybe an xp machine??

Just do the usual round of process of elimination....
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Originally Posted by JoBlo69 View Post
it is driver related!!!

When you get a hardware error, when you know your hardware is fine, the problem is software. Every single time. Revert back to older drivers, and if you can, try using the video cards in another PC, maybe an xp machine??

Just do the usual round of process of elimination....
But do we actually know our hardware is fine?
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