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Getting odd graphical glitch showing up on my Asus 7970 Matrix Platinum (even with updated AMD Drivers), Anyone know what this is

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A friend mentioned this site to post this issue before re-sending my GPU card back to Asus. I own the ASUS 7970 Matrix Platinum. Sent it back once saying I had weird texturing appearing on my screen and they sent it back to me stating nothing was wrong with the card (I assume they just put it through a crazy stress test).

I intend to send it back, this time with pics like the one I attached here, but first wanted to see if anyone has run into this situation or seen this sort of thing. I assumed the updated drivers that AMD just released two weeks ago would have cleared this up, but no less then 9 days after installing them the issue came back.

Is there a fix to this sort of thing?

Btw, I'm running it pure Stock Settings on the GPU. Have not tried to OverClock or customize. This issue literally started the minute I installed it into my computer.

My Build:

OS:Windows 8 Professional

Case: Corsair 650 D
replaced stock fans with Noctua ones etc.

Power Supply: Corsair AX1200 Gold

CPU Chip: Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA
Cooling:CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Water Cooler

Mother Board: ASUS Maximus V EXTREME (Z77)

GPU: ASUS MATRIX-HD7970-P-3GD5 Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition

Storage: SAMSUNG 840 Pro Series MZ-7PD512BW 2.5" 512GB SATA III

Memory: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM
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Here's another version of what keeps happening randomly.
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No idea why the pics keep showing up horizontal smh
I would probably send them the visual evidence and ask for a replacement card. But it is good that you ask.
Someone help this guy out if there are other ways to fix this.
That seems like a bad solder joint or failed Vram.
Soldier joint? VRam? What does that mean?
Originally Posted by Jonlife View Post

Soldier joint? VRam? What does that mean?
He means hardware... maybe it's likely but refer to the below first.

Disabled hardware acceleration in browsers, players, and flash yet?
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