NVIDAI Old Crd gets new names again

I recently purchased (under a month ago) a Sapphire ati hd 4830 (one with 2 dvi ports). Whenever I play any game, I get green artifacts, but the video cards temperature doesn't exceed 59C. Also, the card idles at 33C. I do have it overclocked to 620/1010 from the 575/900; but from what I have heard and read that very slight overclock shouldnt matter. Plus, at default settings I can't play hitman at ultra high (reason I have it overclocked). Could I have a faulty card?
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  1. update your drivers. Im pretty sure this is the issue.

    You driver sweeper to get rid of any old drivers that are still there and reinstall 9.2 or whatever form ATIs site.
  2. Why don't you check it without any overclock. 4830's have very delicate memory afaik, and slight overclock for memory speed could be the culprit.
  3. yea, the overclock must have caused it. Im now running it at 600/950, and so far there are no artifacts. What is driver sweeper customisbetter?
  4. Lock like nVIDIA not get enough from G92 core yet :D
    so they renamed it again (OMG)

    GeForce GTS 150 = GeForce 9800 GTX+
    GeForce GT 130 = GeForce 9600 GSO
    GeForce GT 120 = GeForce 9500 GT
    GeForce G 100 = GeForce 9400 GS

    source
    http://www.techpowerup.com/87720/NVIDIA_OEM_GeForce_G_100_Series_Cards_Launched.html
  5. ^old news.

    I'm pretty sure the 9800 GTX+ is the GTS 250 if I'm not mistaken.
  6. nope ..
    9800GTX + are GTS 150
  7. http://www.guru3d.com/article/palit-geforce-gts-250-2048mb-review-test/

    "Though the board design itself definitely has changed, in essence the product is feature and performance wise 98% similar to that GeForce 9800 GTX+, even with the same clock speeds and 128 stream processors, the same 55nm G92b graphics processor. Its clock-speeds are 738/1836/1100 MHz (core/shader/memory), on par with reference 9800 GTX+ speeds. The card will have the same 512/1024 MB of GDDR3 memory and the very same 256-bit memory bus."
  8. ^^L1qu1d
    read the source again
    March 10 2009
  9. and i have to say it's happen again ..again ...etc..etc ...
    that's make me remember something here u know what it
  10. I just read the Guru3D review lol.....
  11. Don't worry ATi is catching on 2;) lol

    Its a recession, expect there to be cut backs.
  12. O and those are OEM cards apparently not for individual sale lol.

    In other words I guess, GTS 150 for example in a Dell computer, and if you buy it for your custom it will be called GTS 250, atleast thats what I understand.
  13. u now it's all used old core back to 2007
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G92#8800_GT
  14. ummm yes, thats why we call em revisions;)

    And thats why i said its old news:)

    8800 GT and 8800 GTS were the first to have them, then they branched off, though its very impressive if you think about it, since the 4830 just came out this year to match the 8800 GT.

    But it is outplayed for sure:)

    Nvidia will probably release something new when ATI releases a new 4850 equivalent for cheaper or just a plain and simple faster card.

    Why would I say its old news if I didn't understand it? lol

    Only difference is that your post is OEM versions, but we all knew this was coming from January. well most of us:D
  15. ATI next GPU will be HD 4890(RV790 Core) and 4750 4770 (RV 740 )
    the last two will be 40nm GPU
    with the same series names .
  16. I read on fud today that 4890 wont be 40 nm but the 4750 will be:)

    http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12505&Itemid=1
  17. ^^ that's what i said read my post again '
    any way we talking about the new names nV old card here
  18. ^k wat?

    yeah i know we're talking about Nv, but that doesn't mean we can't name other similarities:D

    Just wait till the 5000s and 300s:D
  19. L1qu1d said:
    O and those are OEM cards apparently not for individual sale lol.
    In other words I guess, GTS 150 for example in a Dell computer, and if you buy it for your custom it will be called GTS 250, atleast thats what I understand.

    They are External graphic card not IGP :sweat:
    if some one bought GT 120 (Geforce 9500GT) wit OEM PC ...
    and he decide after while to sell it.. so what he will say (i have GeForce GT 120 )or Geforce 9500GT :pt1cable:
  20. Does it matter if its the same card? Call it the GT 120, thats not the problem here, the problem is the buyer and not the seller:D.

    Seller if smart, would sell it as 120 GT, since it will be the series name mostly used:D
    But meh, I don't care enough to make judgment.

    Next time I'm ever interested in a graphics upgrade will be when i see DX 11 support on the box, or 50% faster than the 285 GTX:D single GPu)
  21. ^^ u can say that if all current generation card's are out out of stock ..(including 2007Gen)
  22. what the heck happened here? did two threads get merged somehow?
  23. cdenny1 said:
    what the heck happened here? did two threads get merged somehow?

    Unfortunately that's what happened :)
    i hope the moderator fix it :sweat:
  24. Obviously one thread is more dominant
  25. It's the same old trick and it's used by all parties, just more often and more clearly in the nvidia camp. But as much as I'd like to say cheats and foul play, it won't change a thing. They'll keep trying to convince people to buy this junk and people will buy it because it's "new"

    About the ati card, I have the same problem. The 4850 of mine runs perfectly at stock, but when I OC it, it goes bad, Ati Tray Tools just crash and I get the same artefacts in games too. I just decided to run the monster card at stock as it's good enough and I'd rather have a good card that last long.
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