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Brand New EVGA GTS 450 SC Artifacting slightly.

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December 23, 2010 10:32:24 PM

Hi Guys. I received my EVGA GTS 450 today.

After installing it the PC booted fine, I loaded the drivers (260.99) an when I rebooted the PC,
There was a tiny artifact on the XP Boot Screen.

My question is, should I worry about this?

The card doesn't artifact at all during 3D Intensive games, just on that boot screen.

Oh, and it also only appears about 3 seconds after the boot screen has appeared.
It's always in exactly the same place, and it doesn't bother me as long as it's not terminal.

I've provided a picture of what the artifact looks like.



And yes, I am going to be upgrading to Win7 once I've gotten round to backing up my data. :) 

Thanks. :hello: 

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December 24, 2010 4:03:26 AM

If you just got it, and you are recieving some artifacting even before you get into windows, ya, I'd recommend exchanging it. There obviously is some sort of issue.
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December 30, 2010 11:10:03 PM

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December 30, 2010 11:11:30 PM

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