So ever since day one my GPU wasn't performing up-to-par. I pretty much ignored it, because I don't game enough to care. In the past 2 weeks I have had a steady increase of artifacts appearing on my screen, so I thought it was time for a GPU RMA. However, now that I am running off of Intel HD 4000, I am seeing CONSTANT artifacts, like bad enough to give someone a seizure. Screen is twitching too. Obviously something is wrong here, but what can it be? I'm leaning towards motherboard.

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD55
GPU: HIS Radeon 7850

Also, I have tried a different hdmi cable and tried plugging in my laptop with the same hdmi cable I use for my desktop and it works fine. I have tried a different PCI-e slot too. This rig is only about 1 and a half months old. Thanks.
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  1. If it is on the onboard as well as the card then motherboard has issues.
  2. That's what I was thinking too. I'm gonna call up MSI today I guess and probably going to have to RMA it. Thanks for your reply.
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