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Not sure if this is graphic card related or some other weird issue. I have attached a picture.

What happens is a few times a day when playing WoW, the game freezes for 15-30 seconds. I cannot do anything ctrl,alt,delete nothing but the mouse still works.. When it comes back I get the picture below, or the screen looks like some 2yr old threw 10 different color paints on it.

I have reinstalled the game a few times, I even formatted the computer. I have tried a few different drivers,and still the same. I am now using 175.16 for Nvidia 88800gt which seems to have cut it down from 5+ times a day to 1-2.. So I guessing it's a graphic issue just because of that.

I am at a loss if you all have any ideas.

Thanks in advance.


*Edit* I am running the card at stock speeds now as well.
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post #2 of 24
This is not good, i have had something very similar happen in the past and i figured it was the game. This is an issue with the card and i would contact technical support asap. It's cool to come to the forums for help but you have tried the basics and it's time to let the guys getting paid to support your card get to work and earn that paycheck.
    
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Originally Posted by Ao2 3lit3 snip3r View Post
. This is an issue with the card and i would contact technical support asap. It's cool to come to the forums for help but you have tried the basics and it's time to let the guys getting paid to support your card get to work and earn that paycheck.
i agree

what does event viwer say under apps and hardware?
post #4 of 24
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I just checked the event viewer and there is nothing listed at the time of that screen, It was taken 9:46pm yesterday and there are entries listed at 7pm and then start again at 10:30.. Not sure.

Thanks guys I will contact the card maker and see what they can recommend.
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post #5 of 24
I bet it's a driver issue. Try to uninstall your drivers then re-install.Nevermind....

Are your temps for the GPU OK?
post #6 of 24
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Idle is 39c, load is 46-48
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post #7 of 24
this stuff used to happen on my old laptop when i would play Warcraft 3 (DoTA!) turned out to be graphics card problems, i sent out the old laptop and it came back good as new (go Dell?) so you may need a new card, is it still under the warrenty?
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Yeah It is still under warranty and still replaceable through newegg but not sure if they will take it back, I installed a aftermarket cooler on it and had to use adhesive to attach the heatsinks.. So not sure if they will. I am going to call them asap.

Thanks for all the help all =)
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post #9 of 24
Have you played any other game?

If its just messing up on WoW, thats a wow setting... if it messes up on all games thats probably graphics card related.

Also, try adjusting the settings on WoW see if that helps.

Try giving less of a load on it. do Ctr+R or Ctr+F ... forgot which one... but it should pop up frame rates on the bottom. How well is it runnin. it will pretty much cap at 60 fps i think.
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post #10 of 24
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Ok well it is not returnable to newegg because it has been altered, so I am going to call XFX. I played AoC on high settings and it didnt do this, mind you it was last week. I havent played AoC since (but thats another story =P)

I have messed with the settings in wow but not too sure on which ones I should be adjusting. There is a topic in the wow forums about the same issue

WoW Forums -> Very odd WoW Freezing
"game running normal and then suddenly, everything freezes on the screen, my mouse will move"

but their forums are down or something because it wont allow me to open the link.

Thanks again for all your help +rep for everyone for taking their time to answer my question =)
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