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I bought Crysis 2, and I've been getting what I think is artifacts, take a look:

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I get this after 30-60 minutes of play. I've also had it occur after playing older games for several hours. GPU has been running stock for the past couple of months, rarely going above 60c-70c. I've seen the "grey screen" error a few times; I know there's a couple of threads about it. RMA time? Could it be my CPU? Q6600 @ 3.2Ghz 1.3375v, IntelBurnTest fully stable and I've done 8 hour Prime95 tests without any errors. It's also benchmark stable @ 3.4Ghz, so I doubt it.
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Could be the memory chips overheating. I know mine get quite warm under load, if memory serves me right, you can check their temps with GPU-Z.
    
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Try upping the fan speed, or better yet take it out of your case and clean it out. If it still artifacts after that I would just RMA it.
 
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post #4 of 7
Test it at stock speeds.
Is it a reference card?
If it is then monitor the vddc temps while gaming.

Also try a reseat.
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post #5 of 7
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My GPU temp is fine. Are these vddc temps bad?

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They're great

I'd reseat the card, try stock settings first.
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Alright, I'll get to it.
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