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i just oc'd my proccesor to 3.4 wich shouldnt be a problem but i set my card back to stock and now IM GETTING ARTIFACTS??!! just internet browsing! and on my desktop..everything is stock on the vid card..could it be a bad card? it was good before..or could it be my processor?

(84.21 drivers)

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Have you run Prime95 with your overclock?
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nope ive never ran that..does it take a long time to run though? i just wanna know ill do it anyways
    
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You should run it for 8 hours at least to make sure your computer is stable with that overclock. If its not it will detect an error and stop. Highly recomend you do that before you proceed with anything else.
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post #5 of 34
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and the fact that my temps are relatively good dosnt help my worries

(getting artifacts now with a superclock gs thats 490/1100 stock and the low power 3d is only 350/1000)

and id like to know...if you run driver cleaner pro and you keep on scanning and things deleted keep on coming up does that matter..i ran it about 60 times and was getting the same stuff almost everytime!
    
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ill do that..hah i luv ur avatar lol
    
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Yea to make sure its stable run it over night, and during school, then when you get home check it, if it fails means its unstable, that it prolly your reason..... you should always run prime 95

you can run OCCT for 30 minutes and should tell you if its stable or not stable
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post #8 of 34
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is occt another program? but as soon as i ran prime95 with my cpu at only 3.4(it was a balenced test) i got so many errors as soon as i started my head began to spin..had to stop it.it seems like all these problems arose when i ran a divider for the first time...do you think resetting the cmos would put all back to normal?
    
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post #9 of 34
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i know somethings wrong now...im getting artifacts even wit my cpu at stock!

ON INTERNET EXPLORER lol

this kinda looks like a driver problem..when i had the old ones they did just fine
    
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post #10 of 34
Try running aquamark, or 3dmark05 to see if you get artifacts in that

Is it in all games?
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