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post #1 of 25
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i seem to be having an issue with batman & Crysis warhead on my stock 6950 2gb. I just got batman & I seem to be having an issue where im getting this weired screen flicker on the menu screen & different flicker in game. Also with crysis warhead im getting some kind of weired texture flickering that pops up in random places then they go away but it never stops.

Here is a video of the Batman flicker in seeing in the Menu. Now its only with these 2 games. Ive tried many many other games & it doesnt do it. Metro 2033, Mass effect 2, mirrors edge , Stalker CoP you name it i got it & tried it. Im running 11.1a drivers & I also tried 11.1 & it does the same thing. Im going to try to use 10.10e here in a few mins since thats what i used on every ATI card i had with success.

I hope its not a shot card cause honestly im broke & cant RMA this thing at all. I played 5 hours of battlefield bc2 last night & didnt see a single problem with the game.


Screen Flicker on batman & it doesnt go away
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post #2 of 25
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im going to assume the card is shot because i just tried other drivers & now im getting artifacts in more then one game. This really does suck since its friggen 2 weeks old
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post #3 of 25
sounds like a heat issue. I would try manually increasing the fan speed.
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nope no heat issue at all idles at 42c & when gaming max temp reaches 70c. it all started when I unlocked my shaders & hasnt been right since.

desktop stuff is perfectly fine. game menus except for batman is fine but once i go in game bam artifacts. Im done with it. If I can get the funds its going back to newegg
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 2/25/11 at 9:02pm
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post #5 of 25
I just unlocked mine last night and OC'ed a little. I can post to see if anything happens to mine.
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post #6 of 25
lock the shaders again, if you can... maybe scale back to 10.1 driver...
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post #7 of 25
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i will give older drivers a try. I didnt try anything but 11.1, 11.1a & 11.2 I will uninstall 11.2 & try 10.5 & below. Im doubting its a driver issue tho

The card is 100% stock no OC or shaders unlocked at this time. I have a really screwy temper hopefully it doesnt irritate me to much the card might find itself in my toilet lol
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post #8 of 25
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im getting irritated. I formatted my PC & now i cant install any drivers at all. I install them no errors popup but I have no CCC option or anything. doesnt even ask me if i want to install my video card display driver.

i tried every single driver & nothing is working.
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post #9 of 25
Does this happen in all of your games?
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post #10 of 25
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Im thinking something is wrong with this card. I did a format & it would not let me instal any drivers at all. Now I redid my format but im installing my windows updates now.
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 2/26/11 at 12:03am
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