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Was playing gta eflc whun my screen started artifacting. Ran prime for 10 minutes, no probs. Ran occt gpu, froze. Ran occt gpu mem, got 50 000 errors on 1st pass, and 6700 by the end of 10 passes. Video card dead??
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Try taking it out of the motherboard, making sure it is not filled with dust, and then re-seat it.

Also double check the power connectors.
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post #3 of 15
clean it if it still artifacts RMA it
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can't hurt to try!!
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post #5 of 15
Like others have said, open it up and clean it, also re-seat with new thermal paste after everything is cleaned.

If it still happens, I think you should start thinking about sending your card for RMA.
    
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No change
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Any card suggestions??
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post #8 of 15
If you cant rma the card and want to buy a new card. Your choices are 6950/6970/480/570/580/590/6990, no particular order.
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Is gtx 580 3 GB worth it over 1536MB
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stratman View Post
Is gtx 580 3 GB worth it over 1536MB
Unless youre 2560 x 1440/1600+(x3) res, no.
Edited by Blindrage606 - 4/23/11 at 9:14am
 
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