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Everytime it rains in GTA, some of the rain "drops" are a red glowing color, this doesn't happen any other time than when it rains, nor do I get artifacting in any other games, I've turned my clocks down to default, still get it, and I've read you can't screenshot artifacts, is this true? Because I managed to take a SS of a glimpse of the issue.

Has anyone had this issue, perhaps any insight on what it is?
    
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Specs?
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It's a known driver issue.

Go to Catalyst Crew Feedback Form to fill out a bug report. The more people that bother them about it the better chance of seeing a fix.
Edited by BababooeyHTJ - 4/1/11 at 7:10pm
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It's a known driver issue.

Go to Catalyst Crew Feedback Form to fill out a bug report. The more people that bother them about it the better chance of seeing a fix.
Alright will do!

And thanks, I was worried something was wrong with my new 6950, but knowing it's just a bug I can go about my day!
    
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Alright will do!

And thanks, I was worried something was wrong with my new 6950, but knowing it's just a bug I can go about my day!
I wish that more people knew used that feedback form. It does help. I saw a post about these GTA4 artifacts on Rage3d where and ATI beta tester is a regular and he confirmed that it was a driver issue but this was a while ago. I'm surprised that it hasn't been fixed.

Other than that how does the game run for you if you don't mind me asking? Performance for me is still subpar.
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I wish that more people knew used that feedback form. It does help. I saw a post about these GTA4 artifacts on Rage3d where and ATI beta tester is a regular and he confirmed that it was a driver issue but this was a while ago. I'm surprised that it hasn't been fixed.

Other than that how does the game run for you if you don't mind me asking? Performance for me is still subpar.
What's your average FPS?

It really runs good for me, lowest I've seen it dip was 38 FPS, I play with everything high or very high if possible, except water, which is just high, vsync on. AF only at x8 though, didn't see a huge difference from x8 to x16, draw distance is at the default, I was really surprised how great it was running.
    
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I played it for a few minutes on early drivers for 6950 and I didn't play for too long but I remember dipping under 30 fps often enough. I didn't play around with the options though. I may have to give it another run some point.
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I played it for a few minutes on early drivers for 6950 and I didn't play for too long but I remember dipping under 30 fps often enough. I didn't play around with the options though. I may have to give it another run some point.
I'm using 11.4 drivers, give it another shot, it shouldn't dip under 30 FPS often.
    
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I get the same thing thing using 11.4 drivers
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looks like `word papers`Ricky, so never the **** you mind
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