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what are some signs? because i think my 4870 might have bad memory
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Artifacts, wrong colored blocks etc.
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Originally Posted by Acoma_Andy View Post
Artifacts, wrong colored blocks etc.
Sounds about right. Same as overclocking too much.

I'm not sure, but maybe freezing also...
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Artifacts, wrong colored blocks etc.
Pretty much it. Wrong or missing textures in games is one too.
    
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well I'm experiencing all of those symptoms at stock and underclocked frequencies
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post #7 of 23
Its think its time for RMA. Its pretty weird how most my ATI card died of bad memory.
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
what are some signs? because i think my 4870 might have bad memory
Artifacts and abnormal display when running a 3d application. What is your issue? Why do you think you have a issue mate?



Good Luck.

edit: Oh, i think you need to rma or try a different power supply. Try the card in another computer.
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Artifacts and abnormal display when running a 3d application. What is your issue? Why do you think you have a issue mate?

Good Luck.
whenever i run crysis wars i get missing textures/flashing objects the clouds looked like a rainbow all different colors
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post #10 of 23
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
whenever i run crysis wars i get missing textures/flashing objects the clouds looked like a rainbow all different colors
Problems with any other games?
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