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Only played wow, very briefly on my computer, as I, in all honesty did not care for it. However, I did not remember coming across any artifacting in watery areas, or any artifacting at all. (as you can see I have a 4870x2 in my setup as well, not a visiontek one though.)
Yea, it seems like my both of cards are faulty.

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How did you request warranty??
registered in visiontek and requested warrany service option.
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11.4 driver didn't help
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11.4 driver didn't help
definitely that graphic card has internal problem, u gotta rma it again.
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I had a similar problem with my first 4870x2 - but they overheated too much - so it was heat-related problems
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definitely that graphic card has internal problem, u gotta rma it again.
Yes, I finally gave up. I been researching and thinking that I could fix this, but I should just RMA this card.
I just couldn't believe both of my 4870 x2 refurbs are bad
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I had a similar problem with my first 4870x2 - but they overheated too much - so it was heat-related problems
Do you play World of warcraft? I didn't even bother to quadfire because of this issue. I don't think visiontek has good warranty service. I checked their forum and doesn't look so good
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Yes, I finally gave up. I been researching and thinking that I could fix this, but I should just RMA this card.
I just couldn't believe both of my 4870 x2 refurbs are bad
Just be glad it isnt sapphire. I had a 4850x2 and after a couple rma's because the card was loading over 100C they acually sent me a link to a aftermarket cooler and told me to buy that and my high temp problems should stop LOL
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Just be glad it isnt sapphire. I had a 4850x2 and after a couple rma's because the card was loading over 100C they acually sent me a link to a aftermarket cooler and told me to buy that and my high temp problems should stop LOL
lol, can't believe they really told you that.
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lol, can't believe they really told you that.
yea i told em that if they thought that was the only way to cool there card correctly, they should buy it for me lol. never received a response back after that.
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The artifacting was the SAME on both cards? That makes it sound like a driver issue and not a hardware issue. Also did any other games have issues?
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