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I have been struggling with this card for 8 months now. that alone lowered my cpu temp a good 5 degrees (before changing the case). The top one's a lot more difficult to change, so I've left it alone. You know it aint good enough when you touch it after use and it burns your fingers.Mobile Barton 2500+ @ 2420mhz 11x220 1.7vAsus A7N8X Dlx 440 FSB1gb Geil GD pc3500 Dual http://internetbusinessdaily.net/ati-radeon/ati-radeon-9800-pro-cs-problems.html

Help in the fight against cancer and other serious illnesses. 04-19-2006, 11:38 AM #3 Nutritious Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Posts: 48 OS: Win 7 64-bit My Dust and a poor fan on the VPU can prevent it from being cooled properly. I also changed the drivers from omega to catalyst but no difference. Yesterday the dreaded artifacts came back, within minutes of turning the PC on. http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/ati-radeon-9800-pro-artifacts.1552/

As soon as I start up a game I get all kinds of crazy artifacts. You need to have this one bringing in cool air, especially since you are (properly, I might add) blowing hot air out the top of the case. I have been struggling with this card for 8 months now. How many will you install before you look at the rest of the PC?

Make sure its running and leave the case open and put a fan blowing into the case see if your problem goes away. stroudja View Public Profile Find More Posts by stroudja stroudja's System Specs Apr 8, 2005, 10:53 AM #2 stroudja Newbie Join Date: Apr 2005 Posts: 11 oh, and have After lots of fiddling the best i can get is a light snowy layer over an other wise fine picture. ARtic Silver between the Heatsink and CPU.

Being Canadian is a lifestyle. The case itself has a 500W power supply and several fans, one that is blowing outward right next to the card - so I can't be sure whether or not this Password Rage3D Subscribe Register FAQ Members List Calendar Radeon Technical Support Radeon technical support forum for all Radeon products from the classic Radeon to the latest cutting edge family of graphics http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ati-radeon-9800-pro-artifacts.60513/ Almost immiediately started showing artifacts.

door closed) and under load cpu goes up to around 46c. It was only after about 5 minutes of using the computer (and testing out a game) that artifacts started appearing again (which is the longest I've been able to use the I tried to return it but Gateway didn't want to replace it and said I would have to send my whole PC to them. My thoughts are that someone has tried to OC these and failed?

Hold me D: ... There's also a fan on the top of the case pushing air out. More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About I saw other posts in which people who bought these phony cards were having serious artifact problems on their monitors.

Join the community here. this contact form One was physically battered, cuts and scratches, missing smd resistors and capacitors etc. I also use the Zalman cnps 7000 heatsink/fan it works great! Hopefully there's an easy fix for this.

I have tried taking out my graphics card, cleaning the dust of its fan and reinserting it. The time now is 12:55 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of The gpu is damaged from ocing and now gets hot too quickly causing artifacts. have a peek here You need to make sure you have these things done: One fan in front pulling in cool air.

However, once they start appearing, the screen quickly builds up with them. My CPU temp usually shows between 47 - 57 C. 04-21-2006, 07:30 AM #8 rationalBean Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Location: Melbourne, FL Posts: 17 OS: In a bad mood?

It's hooked up to a front panel (cooler master musketeer I) that controls the voltage going to the fan.

There's also a fan on the top of the case pushing air out. All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Denied a interview [No,IWillNotFixYour#@$!!Computer] by anon332. That is much better than before, so you are making progress.

Driver Cleaner Link http://www.softpedia.com/progDownloa...load-6505.html Clean procedure to remove old drivers 1. I'm not sure what else I can do at this point, unless I need to replace the heatsink. Almost immiediately started showing artifacts. Check This Out Find More Posts by chigger_ns chigger_ns's System Specs MotherboardAsus Sabertooth Z77 CPUIntel i7-3770k Ivybridge @ 4.4 GraphicsGigabyte gtx 1070 oc MemoryKingston HyperX 16gig kit Cooling SolutionCorsair Hydro H70 DisplayAsus VE278 Soundcard

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Card 3. It seems like if I haven't used the computer in a while, it will take longer to start artifacting after turning it on. Next, I rearranged the case fans to have one pulling air in the front, one pushing it out the back.

rayofash on March 20080 Posts DekuStick Registered User regular March 2008 edited March 2008 Do you have any way to check the temperature? The > artifacts can appear on a reasonably static page as blocks of > corruption, or can become large strips of color on something like a DVD > playing. > > I had a sapphire radeon pro 9800 256 meg video card that did the same thing. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide

I just redid the thermal paste, and it lasted about 2 hours before going nuts. I moved it to the main slot, so yes, the fan you're seeing on the screenshot is my CPU fan. if the case has poor airflow then the fan on your card is simply circulating hot air around a hot chip. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Here are some screenshots of the artifacts: This is while just on default settings with my card and running an artifacts scan with ATI tool: This one is after underclocking my I recommend comming into #Tomshardware IRC chat, the link for which can be found at the top of any community page, and talking to some of the guys, it takes much If I remember, you had said it was between 47c and higher before. IF so then most likely you just need to replace your factory HSF with one that is more effective.

It wasn't long before the artifacts returned to the desktop. 04-20-2006, 02:41 PM #6 rationalBean Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Location: Melbourne, FL Posts: 17 OS: Ditch the software fixes. 04-21-2006, 07:21 AM #7 Nutritious Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2006 Posts: 48 OS: Win 7 64-bit My System Well, my case is a When they arrived i got the feeling i should have just spent £30 on one known working card! I put it in last night, but it didn't take long for the computer to start artifacting again.

The heatsink fan blowing down.