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Ive recently started experiencing increasing amounts of artifacts with my video card at stock speeds.

ive tried reinstalling drivers, reverting drivers, nothing seems to help.

Its not a constant issue but when it does happen it gets bad.

Ive overclocked my card to 920 in the past (stock 850) but never overvolted.


Should i think about RMAing my card or have i damaged it by overclocking

Note: all my tempuratures are great, ussualy never go over 65C unless im benchmarking in furmark
post #2 of 11
well i guess you could try microwaving the card?
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well i guess you could try microwaving the card?
????? you mean bake? never bake a card that still has warranty left.

op: if you rma the card, then i most certainly would. Shouldnt be getting any artifacts at stock speeds.
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well i guess you could try microwaving the card?
Someone better videotape this for me.
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well i guess you could try microwaving the card?
This guy seriously made my mouth go on fire.
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well i guess you could try microwaving the card?
is it a good idea to microwave a graphics card?!?
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post #7 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BadAssClocker View Post
well i guess you could try microwaving the card?
Hahaha ill be sure to do this when i have a card AND a microwave i dont mind destroying

Quote:
Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
????? you mean bake? never bake a card that still has warranty left.

op: if you rma the card, then i most certainly would. Shouldnt be getting any artifacts at stock speeds.
mkay. There is no other error that i could possibly be causing that would void the RMA? Ive never had to RMA pc hardware before.
post #8 of 11
You can try the latest drivers along with a clean install.

How old is the card? I wouldn't try 'baking' a card that's still under warranty.
post #9 of 11
welll check your motherboard fans and clean everything out

artifacts usually happen with higher temps

its possibly clogged or some fans can be off maybe?

just more often then not tends to be hot
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post #10 of 11
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You can try the latest drivers along with a clean install.

How old is the card? I wouldn't try 'baking' a card that's still under warranty.
less than 6 months.

I have no intentions of baking the card.
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welll check your motherboard fans and clean everything out

artifacts usually happen with higher temps

its possibly clogged or some fans can be off maybe?

just more often then not tends to be hot
as stated in the bottom of my original post, my temps are fine. My fans are clean and spinning. I have plenty of ventilation in my case, temps are not the issue.
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