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Zer_Vako August 16, 2011 01:25 AM

hd 6970 directcuII spikes and stuff everywhere...
 
:blarg:I am having a terrible issue with my hd6970, it used to work AMAZING! i could max out Metro with 45 fps at 1600x900 with full AA and AF i could max out BFBC2 at 90 fps but now out of no where a few days ago my screen goes black, then i restart my computer and my asus MOBO flashes a VGA LED saying there is an issue on VGA. i restart again and it starts up. then i tried to play BFBC2 and i get.. well see for yourself i cant describe this horror story.. looks like everything is a necromorph with spikes and stuff.
youtube.com/watch?v=RExfC5cEk08&feature=channel_video_title

this was recorded on my PC, i have 2600k i7 16 gb gskill ram 750 watts corsiar 80 plus silver .

Zer_Vako August 16, 2011 01:26 AM

this was recorded on my PC, i have 2600k i7 16 gb gskill ram 750 watts corsiar 80 plus silver .

Prolab August 16, 2011 01:58 AM

Looks like artifacts to me.

Zer_Vako August 16, 2011 02:02 AM

That is what i was thinking. But someone told me on the video that it is a punkbuster issue..
This means my GPU is dying? i just barely had it for 20 days.

supaflyx3 August 16, 2011 02:12 AM

RMA quick, that doesn't look good if you havent OC'd it at all.

Zer_Vako August 16, 2011 02:16 AM

ya Never OC'd
:( newegg sent me my rma code friday night im shipping this tomorrow for a refund. considered a direct cu 2 gtx 570 as replacmenty as New egg was sold out of the hd 6970

GT7R August 16, 2011 04:14 AM

BTW what temps were you getting under max load?

KaptCrunch August 16, 2011 07:02 AM

thinking same thing heat issue looks to me on memory

_dangtx_ August 16, 2011 07:26 AM

i cant access the above for some reason.

lowering clocks did any good? though at boot they would be pretty low.

Zer_Vako August 16, 2011 01:21 PM

well it was idling at about 60 c


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