BFG 6600GT "Green Ractangle Artifacts"

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce' started by Jflo22, Sep 2, 2005.

  1. Jflo22

    Jflo22 Active Member

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    Hey guys/girls, I have recently been noticing green horizontal rectangular artifacts that flicker. Its very noticable in games like MOHPA on the ground and Swat 4 when I up the graphics settings past Low. The artifacts start slowly until they completely cover the screen "green" in Swat 4 and only seem to bother the ground in MOHPA. I get them rarely in WoW in random parts of the screen. I have a Raidmax 480W PS which I'm starting to think is the problem here but would like some advice from you guys before i fork over 100+ for a Antec PS. Drivers dont seem to help here. This doesnt happen in all games either. Mainly the ones above. If there is any more info I need to give you just ask. Nothing is OC'd anymore. I have never OC'd the card either.
     
  2. a.t.

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    try disable AGP fastwrites,
    sometimes helps
     
  3. kozanostra

    kozanostra Member Guru

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    check your temp with rivatuner in background while gaming!!
     
  4. heytothat

    heytothat New Member

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    I think I have the same problem here.

    Does the problem get worse as time goes on as you increase the grapic settings in these games before finally becoming unplayable after about 5 min?

    I've tried the drivers that came with BF2, also the 72.14, 77.77, and 78.01 drivers.
    Here is is an example of the problem.
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    Last edited: Sep 8, 2005

  5. FRAGEYE

    FRAGEYE Ancient Guru

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    Have you tried new drivers?
     
  6. izikog

    izikog Maha Guru

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    ufff your card is overheating like hell!!!
     
  7. DrFreeze

    DrFreeze Ancient Guru

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    lol, nice screenie

    sounds like overheating to me, all the symptoms are there, the getting worse after time and all

    i say check your cooling, and check the temps by having rivatuner running in the background while gaming
     
  8. Crushyg

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    im having the same problem, I underclocked my video card by a bit but the temp can still get up to the mid 90s for myself, and this is also still after I put 3 more 80mm fans in my case. UGH, please help.
     
  9. DrFreeze

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    either reinstall the stock cooler with some artic silver, or get a good aftermarket cooler like a zalman vf700cu

    mid 90's is way way way to hot for a 66GT
     
  10. heytothat

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    My problem was heat related. I made more room for the video card and created some additional ventalation. The artifacts are now gone.

    Thanks!
     

  11. Nickf

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    It should be at the very most in the 70s under a full load. Beilive me i know from experiance. If you have a PCI card right next to it, try moving it to the next slot that will deffinantly and as stated above re-install the stock cooling with AS5 or buy a new one, The zalman one mentione has trouble fitting i suggest this one, its the one i'm going to get. 3x 50mm fans, a very large heatsink and heatpipe technology.
    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16835124006
     
  12. compgeek89

    compgeek89 Ancient Guru

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    My 6600 GT always did that at 74C or higher, definitly overheating issues.
     
  13. tytlyf

    tytlyf Master Guru

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    I am familiar with that problem, it's your GPU core, and not the memory. Your core is overheating. If you have the stock heatsink on your card, either reseat it, or take it off and apply some arctic silver 5 then put it back on making sure it is firmly attached.
    Other than that, a $25 cooler would do the trick.
    To conclude, it is your core that is overheating, and you need to lower the temps. Reseat your heatsink.
     
  14. ProfBP

    ProfBP Maha Guru

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    I would highly recomend the Zalman VGA cooler. It drove me nuts to put on with tightening the screws. I was scared I would crush the core. But with that on and alittle artic silver 5, it dropped my ilden temps from 60 to 50 and my load temps from 80 down to 60!
     
  15. Crushyg

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    I fixed my problem actually... what my problem was... was another card was too close, and gave the intake on the GPU heatsink no breathing room. So I took out my sound card to use the onboard sound, and moved my nic card down and bingo... dropped the temp by 45deg :D.
     

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    these r both oced cards... go back to 500/1000 and see if it works...
     
  17. Crushyg

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    its not really the OC problem, this card just needs to actually have some breathing room. *make sure it has breathing room right over the fan lol*
     
  18. Jflo22

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    This is exactly what is happening to me. I guess I'll try to reseat the fan and see what happens.
     

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