New GPU (6870) Blue Lines Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs YouTube Graphics Last response: December 24, 2011 12:08 PM in Graphics & Displays Share casey10 December 22, 2011 1:51:39 AM Some times when I am watching youtube video's or listening to music out of no where I get blue vertical lines that go across my screen is my GPU bad should I RMA it? More about : gpu 6870 blue lines | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove jryan388 Graphics card Authority December 22, 2011 2:03:57 AM Temps? Are you using the latest drivers? | Report abuse kajabla Graphics card Master December 22, 2011 2:27:01 AM ^+1. Full specs, please. | Report abuse casey10 December 23, 2011 1:06:51 AM I5-2500k, MSI p67A-GD65, 8 GB G Skill Ripjaws DDR 3 1600, Hyper 212, HAF 912, corsair TX 750W psu and of course the 6870 | Report abuse Related ressources Strange Blue lines on Radeon HD 6870 - Forum Gpu blue lines - Forum Installing new driver for XFX AMD Radeon 6870 causes Windows to freeze - Forum Buy 2nd 6870 , new GPU , or new system? - Forum Light blue lines on my screen - Forum Ask the community Publish kajabla Graphics card Master December 23, 2011 1:42:06 AM And temps? | Report abuse casey10 December 23, 2011 1:51:10 AM GPU tempature is 35.0C on idle.f | Report abuse HEXTZ December 23, 2011 4:38:32 AM casey10 said:GPU tempature is 35.0C on idle.f have the same problem, same card. Windows 7 Ultimate AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 965 Processor AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990F 33 C Currently, idle. I think it's the drivers, maybe disable/uninstall the display adapter, reboot, re-install updated drivers. I don't know, any tips? I get em when I'm playing SWTOR and go on youtube, and bang! blue screen with vertical lines. | Report abuse casey10 December 23, 2011 3:26:01 PM Yea I've decided im just going to RMA the video card and go with nvidia this is the first time I've ever gone with ATI and it was a bad choice. | Report abuse kajabla Graphics card Master December 23, 2011 7:33:53 PM Don't knock off AMD entirely based on this one bit of anecdotal evidence. Both companies have DOA/buggy cards; I wouldn't say one has any more than the other. | Report abuse sod16 December 23, 2011 8:00:11 PM +1 to kajabla, my s**ty nVidia card Blew after 3 years. | Report abuse casey10 December 23, 2011 11:18:17 PM I went with Nvidia card GTX 560 TI (EVGA FTW)! | Report abuse kajabla Graphics card Master December 24, 2011 12:59:44 AM Sounds good. | Report abuse casey10 December 24, 2011 2:30:48 AM it was the 384 Processor core one though I think this card will compete against 6950 right? | Report abuse kajabla Graphics card Master December 24, 2011 3:00:22 AM Yep, roughly equivalent. They trade benchmarks, depending on the game. | Report abuse casey10 December 24, 2011 12:08:19 PM Ok then for 230$ I got my money's worth | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>New GPU (6870) Blue Lines> Related ressources: ForumBlue Squiggly Lines across both monitors ForumStrange blue lines on my screen ForumBlue and yellow vertical lines going through my screen. ForumXFX Radeon HD 6870 Stuttering ForumStrange problem with Radeon HD 6870 ForumPowercolor 6870 problem ForumWhich block for my GPU 's ( 6870 's) ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !