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GTX 460 - artifacts in Bad Company 2

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September 11, 2010 11:43:21 AM

I came across a little articact in Bad Company 2, it only ever happens in this game, on loading the airborne level, and it only happens in the loading screen, so its nothing serious, but I have tried several drivers, but its always the same. Just wondering, is anyone else having the same issue? Playing on a GTX 460 768MB and an PII x3 720 (nothing overclocked, and nothing overheating) Heres the artifact:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLZGGLfK36g
a b U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 11:54:09 AM

Nothing to worry about, BFBC2 has some glitches like that. Some are different depending whether or not it's Nvidia or ATI it's dealing with.

Been a while since i played the single player campaign so i cannot remember if i had a similar artifact that level. I do get the odd funky chicken loading up in the multiplayer though. Sometimes a quick full screen blackout for a fraction of a second, but i think it's just clipping an in-game artifact or something. Sometimes when it happens it stays until i move my mouse, and if i move it back in goes black for a sec again.

Like i said, nothing to worry about. Especially if temps are nominal and such.
September 11, 2010 12:07:59 PM

is it really something to worry over?
unless you get artifacts ingame dont bother worrying or trying to fix it, spend your time playing bfbc 2
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September 11, 2010 12:09:19 PM

alhanelem said:
is it really something to worry over?
unless you get artifacts ingame dont bother worrying or trying to fix it, spend your time playing bfbc 2


Im not worried or anything, just interested to see if anyone else gets it
September 11, 2010 12:10:01 PM

lucuis said:
Nothing to worry about, BFBC2 has some glitches like that. Some are different depending whether or not it's Nvidia or ATI it's dealing with.

Been a while since i played the single player campaign so i cannot remember if i had a similar artifact that level. I do get the odd funky chicken loading up in the multiplayer though. Sometimes a quick full screen blackout for a fraction of a second, but i think it's just clipping an in-game artifact or something. Sometimes when it happens it stays until i move my mouse, and if i move it back in goes black for a sec again.

Like i said, nothing to worry about. Especially if temps are nominal and such.


Ah thanks, thought it was only something like that
a b U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 3:58:18 PM

Uhh. I guess I don't consider it artifacting, or I missed it entirely. Are you talking about the blinking that occurred? As others have said, it isn't a problem unless you're having graphical problems during game play.

Flashes or things during the loading screen are meaningless so far as I'm concerned. :) 
September 11, 2010 5:20:16 PM

I was just joking..... I will try that on my gts 8800 today, so I couldn't help myself not to write it xD
a b U Graphics card
September 11, 2010 5:25:32 PM

Considering most artifact problems are Driver or Game Code errors, baking your video card is not the smartest idea... Unless you're absolutely certain the card itself has a problem, and you can't RMA it under warranty, baking it shouldn't be on your mind.
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