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originally: so i know im late for the party because i just picked it up... but im having some issues, when i play for a little (no set amount of time its usually within half an hour though) the whole screen starts flickering and it seems as if half the screen (at a 45 degree angle from corner to corner) goes black and the bottom left is missing bits and pieces while some of those bits and pieces have moved to the top right half and it flashes but i can hear the game continue normal, i restart it and everything is fine, im having trouble diagnosing what the issues could be because i tried all of the google solutions and even dropped both of my OCs to stock (cpu and gpu) any help would be appreciated

now: all games are messed up and i have tried testing the gpus individually and they both work fine and now all games artifact/flicker/are blurry

edit: resolved, rolled back to 10.12 and now all my issues are gone... couldnt even use xfire while i was on 11.3 or 11.4
Edited by twich12 - 4/26/11 at 4:33pm
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possible overheating?

OR cpu may be handling more tasks than it can run
are u making sure everything is closed (including opening up task manager and ending any process not needed)
?

try that it should be better, if not check ur settings

i hope i helped you out!!! (:
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well my cpu isnt even at full load while im running metro 2033 but thats a good idea, im running xfire so i should definately check out my cpu... will update OP with cpu debugging information
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With crossfire I heard there's flickering issues, what driver version are you using?
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im using 11.4 and i just noticed i have problems with occt... in xfire when i fully load it does something very similar to what happens in metro 2033... only in xfire, i have tried both gpus individually and they work fine but in xfire it has flickering bars going across the screen.... seems like a xfire issue now
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uninstall all drivers COMPLETELY! and then reinstall 11.4

if that doesnt work, type Screen Flickering xfire into OCNs search, there are several posts on the subject.
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Originally Posted by mikepahl318 View Post
uninstall all drivers COMPLETELY! and then reinstall 11.4

if that doesnt work, type Screen Flickering xfire into OCNs search, there are several posts on the subject.
uninstalled 11.4 and installed 11.3, problem is exactly the same... its horizontal flickering bars and now magicka flickers and the main screen is blurry as heck
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Odd.
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