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Recently I've noticed that in BC2 if I look around at the foliage on some maps, especially trees and some of those taller bushes part of the leaves are almost transparent and have tiny dots. The texture also flickers.

With my previous card (4870) I never had this issue and I was running the game at lower settings. I've tried changing around image quality settings and it does the same.

Any ideas how I can fix this? Also the draw distance seems lower than with my 4870. I see more objects and shadows starting to appear closer than they should be. They should be appearing further out.

Thanks.

Heres a screenshot:



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Edited by MM-K - 12/26/10 at 6:47pm
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How's your temps? Latest drivers? If it were me... I'd RMA that bad boy. Take no chances....
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How's your temps? Latest drivers? If it were me... I'd RMA that bad boy. Take no chances....
Temps are 73°c max while playing BC2. And yes I'm using the latest drivers. You think there is something wrong with the card? I thought that might have been a glitch/bug....

I'll upload a video tomorrow.
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all games do stuff like that at times. don't matter to much. you can throw in another card and see it do the same thing most likely. So don't over investigate stability just play. Also it could be driver or just bad coded part in the game. You are looking at leaves at 1ft away lol. Sorry to make light of it. But I just think its the people making game are just releasing games with stuff like this it would take them far to long to patch 1000 different detailed graphics at short ranges such as these leaves at 1ft.
 
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I'll rock Vietnam and check.
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run furmark and see if it is glitching? most likely it's a BC2 bug
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Temps are 73°c max while playing BC2. And yes I'm using the latest drivers. You think there is something wrong with the card? I thought that might have been a glitch/bug....

I'll upload a video tomorrow.
i would say it is a glitch in BC2...

but 73DEG C isn't anything to worry about...

remember these can go up to 100Deg C without issue
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I really looked hard for it and didn't see this issue. :/
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all games do stuff like that at times. don't matter to much. you can throw in another card and see it do the same thing most likely. So don't over investigate stability just play. Also it could be driver or just bad coded part in the game. You are looking at leaves at 1ft away lol. Sorry to make light of it. But I just think its the people making game are just releasing games with stuff like this it would take them far to long to patch 1000 different detailed graphics at short ranges such as these leaves at 1ft.
It appears to be a glitch yes. I ran Evga oc scanner, no artifacting. And you can look at the leaves from anywhere and see it not just 1ft away. I obviously took a close up shot so people could see what I was talking about. Theres also the ridiculously short draw distance compared to my old card as well as lower image quality compared to my old 4870 that is pissing me off.

Another thing I should point out is in Mass Effect I noticed in that underground tunnels on one level the water droplets or specs of dust that are floating around display as black squares, BUT only when I'm moving. If I stand still its ok. Plus the random stuttering in TF2.

I don't find any of this acceptable from a higher end card. Especially since people complain about amd/ati drivers which I've never had issues with and praise Nvidia drivers, yet this is my first Nvidia card since Ti4200 128mb and I'm having more issues with it than all of the last 4 amd/ati cards I've owned put together. Maybe all these things will go away after I overhaul my entire system over the next few months. When are the new drivers coming out?
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I really don't see what's wrong with that screenshot.
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