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still getting the same damn artifacts..and im so damn mad...now i have to go through the hell process with returning the card
    
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Yea its defenitly the card in this case. Should be quick though. Good luck man.
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i hope its quick thank all of you for all of your help..special thanks for helpin me get through this lol
    
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I know how you feel...I bought an EVGA 7900gt from TigerDirect, paid $35 to have it overnighted, and it was defective w/ artifacts. That was 3/16. It is now 3/27 and I am using a damn fx5500 I bought at Wal-Mart to hold me over. I call them everyday to find out what the deal is, and they don't even have the same card I bought in stock anymore.......

I am getting a full refund, but then I'm gonna have to find somewhere that actually has a card in stock.

BTW, the only reason I order from TD is because since I'm in Tennessee, NewEgg charges TAX!! But, I'll probably end up buying the new one from NewEgg

anyway, back to YOUR problem......have you checked your power supply? I had a card artifacting once because it wasn't getting enought juice. Did you turn the vcore back down?

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O but what if they ask me if i oc'd it what should i say?
    
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say, "what is overclocking?"
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oh my psu is fine lol i had that problem before in wich during a game my gpu needed so much power it wasnt getting that it just blew out lol and now i have a very very reliable psu
i didnt mod the vcore at all
    
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post #28 of 34
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i cant beleive i have to do this..this sucks but oh well s*** happens rite?

im gunna have to use my 5500fx oc too lol untill i get it back

evga said i have bad video ram

haha i acted like an idiot though..he said artifacting..and overclocking..and i was like what the hells that!!!
ha especially when he told me my video card came oc'd hehehehe
i asked him to elaborate a little bit lol
    
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i cant beleive i have to do this..this sucks but oh well s*** happens rite?

im gunna have to use my 5500fx oc too lol untill i get it back

evga said i have bad video ram

haha i acted like an idiot though..he said artifacting..and overclocking..and i was like what the hells that!!!
ha especially when he told me my video card came oc'd hehehehe
i asked him to elaborate a little bit lol
Well i'm very sorry this has happened to you. But the posotive thing out this all is :

You have learned how to reinstall driver for your card using Driver Cleaner.
Great job with your diag!
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post #30 of 34
Is yours an evga? Cause mine is doing the same thing. I am RMA'ing it also.
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