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Old April 18, 2010, 05:40 PM
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when ever i play certain games, like borderlands, cod4,5 portal,etc.. i get horizontal lines in my screen. I doubt its from lack of requirements i'm running 2 GTX 260s in SLI. Any ideas?
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Old April 18, 2010, 05:43 PM
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try each card and see wich one is the bad one.
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Old April 18, 2010, 06:05 PM
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Whats the rest of your system?
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Old April 18, 2010, 06:59 PM
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i already tried swapping video cards.


and my specs are-3.0ghz processor (wolfdale)
-4gigs of ddr3 dual channel ram
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Old April 18, 2010, 07:20 PM
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What's your power supply, has this been happening since day one of going SLI? Giving a FULL system details will give us a better understanding of what could be wrong. Are the gpus or cpu overclocked?
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I think its either bad drivers or the GPU mems are crapping out.
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I think its either bad drivers or the GPU mems are crapping out.
was it symbols/snow/small dots gpu(core) and lines/bands ram right? havent had failures in a while :)
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my psu is a enermax 950watt,nothing is overclocked. i have newest drivers.i had a different video card a while ago with a different psu and i had the problems then to..
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my psu is a enermax 950watt,nothing is overclocked. i have newest drivers.i had a different video card a while ago with a different psu and i had the problems then to..
Then it's your monitor.
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Old April 18, 2010, 10:27 PM
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It could be you installed the nvidia drivers that ruin video cards. They had one set out that was pulled off the site with in days. This set had fan control issues and caused the cards to over heat and fry as the fan wouldn't spin up. (I always use riva tuner always have) There were other ones previous to that which did actually fry certain cards 3 confirmed friends all lost their video cards simultaniously to the same driver set. Braineater verified this and there is no going back to old drivers if you've used this particular set. Our suspicions where the voltages and other hardware (bios) settings were being altered by the drivers to increase performance? In my experience the cards that start to do this are ready to die or are well on their way.
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