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Old 01-13-2006, 11:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default video card?

recently when i play cs:source, all these colored lines and such come up on the screen constantly. ive tried other games and they seem to work fine. ive got some screenshots. i dunno if my gpu is overheating or if its crapping out or what. maybe y'all know. my specs are:
abit an8 ultra
amd 64 athlon 3700
2 x 1gb ocz platinum memory
500 W psu
Sapphire Radeon X850 XT


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Old 01-13-2006, 11:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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artifacts?... (gpu to hot)

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Old 01-13-2006, 05:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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it was running at 45 C with nothing on.
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Old 01-13-2006, 10:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Those are artifacts.

If it is not a heating issue then your GPU memory could be becoming bad. If that is the case RMA the card.
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