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Monitor flashing green 1-2" lines in Battlefield 3

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October 31, 2011 3:06:51 PM

Hello everyone,

I just recently started to have this problem and I'm trying to narrow it down..the game starts up perfectly fine and I can play for a good 30 min or so and that's when it begins to flash horizontal green lines. I have also noticed that it only happens when I am looking in the direction of other players. If I just turn around and look behind me, the lines stop. What do you guys think?

I was thinking that maybe it's getting too hot? I've been seeing other posts saying that it could be a sign that the card is already giving out but I'm hoping that's not the problem...



Specs:
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 140W Quad-Core Processor
12 GB RAM PC3-10600 MB/sec
750 GB SATA 3G (3.0 Gb/sec) 7200 rpm
XFX HD-577A-ZNDC Radeon HD 5770 XXX Edition 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
1 Aerocool SilverLightning 140mm Case Fan
1 COOLER MASTER 120mm Blue LED Case Fan
1 COOLER MASTER Blade Master 92mm Case Fan
Corsair 550VX Power Supply
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
October 31, 2011 3:15:05 PM

I was also wondering if it could be:

Power Supply?
Drivers?
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October 31, 2011 4:39:10 PM

anyone? would really appreciate it!
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a b U Graphics card
October 31, 2011 4:59:26 PM

Maybe try the BF3 support forum.....??

It's likely a driver issue since it's a new game. The Nvidia GTX2XX series cards are having lots of issues too.

As to whether its running too hot.........how would we know....you haven't told us what the temps are, so only you can answer your question by checking.
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a b U Graphics card
October 31, 2011 5:34:07 PM

check with the official forums first; alot of times the user community has already found fixes to glitches, or can provide likewise comparisons to your situation so you can figure out if its a common symptom.
bumping posts twice in less than 2 hours isnt recommended; alot of members actually will not help you out if you bump your own thread
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October 31, 2011 7:35:17 PM

i think it had to do with the drivers. thanks
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October 31, 2011 8:06:44 PM

I am not so sure it is a driver issue. I have a Zotac 460 GTX 2Gb card, and I encounter the same green flashes while playing BF3. It doesn't happen all the time, and it happens in very different zones/lighting areas. I have a feeling that this is just a "fix" that needs to happen.
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October 31, 2011 10:27:47 PM

hmm...i just updated my drivers but haven't had the chance to test it out yet. i will check it when i get home.
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a b U Graphics card
October 31, 2011 11:21:57 PM

also run gpu at its factory clock settings if the driver doesnt help and you are overclocking. I got some funky light green gibberish crashing in BF3. I switched to reference clock on the 570 and it went away. Turns out I just needed to up the voltage a hair on my overclock and that took care of it too. I'm not saying at all that you should increase your volts, just stating for reference that I had two solutions to the same problem.
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a b U Graphics card
November 1, 2011 12:21:55 AM

11.10 is out now.
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