I just picked up a Leadtek px7800gt tdh off ebay with an artic silencer on it. Any thoughts on the card?
Pros: Great performance without spending too much (over $xxx), but check your BIOS....
Cons: Like others I had issues with seeing "tearing" or "artifacts". I RMA'd my first card, but the replacement did the same thing when playing games that were demanding. After repeated driver updates, ma... More »
ny emails with leadtek service, and even a complete system rebuild I had all but given up, but after reading SteelBlueXI's review I checked the BIOS settings and noticed that indeed the geometric delta was set to 40. I raised this again with leadtek service. I even copied parts of SteelBlueXI's post, and leadtek delivered a new BIOS for me to flash. Sure enough the new BIOS had the geo delta set to 0. Since I flashed that new BIOS I have not seen any of the original tearing or artifact issues.
Other Thoughts: Thanks SteelBlueXI and thanks newegg for providing the forum for me to solve my problem!