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verifying that any bugs/graphical weirdness in-game is caused by the game's software code and not by the graphics card? Like some kind of benchmark or tool I can run?

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Of course, run Furmark and if you see graphical issues. Then you know it's GPU related, and if you need. Lessen your OC until it's stable and no artifacting.
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Furmark, OCCT, Kombustor, Any 3DMark.
    
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I thought there was one 3dMark that was more CPU intensive than GPU intensive?
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Furmark, OCCT, Kombustor, Any 3DMark.
So if I see no problems in these it's the game?
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Different kinds of graphical problems are:

Artifacting, random green squares etc.

Screen Tearing, Distortions in the middle of the screen, generally because of not having the game V-Sycn'd to the refresh rate of your monitor.



Also you can watch your GPU usage by using a program say, MSI afterburner, or GPU-Z, and if your not A. Maxing out your threading on Cpu, B. Maxing out GPU usage, and your still not hitting V-Sync FPS then game can be to blame.


And to Above post, yes if none of those show errors, that narrows it down to Driver related problems or compatibility issues with that specific game.




And what sort of graphical weirdness are we talking about?
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I thought there was one 3dMark that was more CPU intensive than GPU intensive?
3DMark06.

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So if I see no problems in these it's the game?
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And what sort of graphical weirdness are we talking about?
Hard to describe. Wish I had a camera.

Basically it's happened in Dead Space 1 and Arkham Asylum now (dunno about other games).

Basically when vsync is disabled in these two games I get flashing bars when standing near flickering light sources in games. For example a flashing light in an elevator in Dead Space 1 would result in flickering bars running up and down the screen.

(this guy is also having the problem).

It also has happened in Arkham Asylum, at this scene (skip to 0:35 sec). Notice the flashing light source near the blue shield thingy?


Hope this helps.
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I'm sorry I don't have enough knowledge in the area, not too sure about the batman one but the first one looks like a GPU Error.

Download Furmark etc and just give them a run through they will pick up on a number of errors.
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turn on vsync
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