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 jryan388 a b U Graphics card December 22, 2011 2:03:57 AM Temps? Are you using the latest drivers? m 0 l kajabla a b U Graphics card December 22, 2011 2:27:01 AM ^+1. Full specs, please. m 0 l Related resources I have blue lines on my screen when using my new graphics card - Forum Strange Blue lines on Radeon HD 6870 - Forum Gpu blue lines - Forum Blurry screen and faint, flickering lines across screen after installing new GPU - Forum Blue Line / Strip on new monitor display - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 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 m 0 l kajabla a b U Graphics card December 23, 2011 1:42:06 AM And temps? m 0 l casey10 December 23, 2011 1:51:10 AM GPU tempature is 35.0C on idle.f m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l kajabla a b U Graphics card 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. m 0 l sod16 December 23, 2011 8:00:11 PM +1 to kajabla, my s**ty nVidia card Blew after 3 years. m 0 l casey10 December 23, 2011 11:18:17 PM I went with Nvidia card GTX 560 TI (EVGA FTW)! m 0 l kajabla a b U Graphics card December 24, 2011 12:59:44 AM Sounds good. m 0 l 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? m 0 l kajabla a b U Graphics card December 24, 2011 3:00:22 AM Yep, roughly equivalent. They trade benchmarks, depending on the game. m 0 l casey10 December 24, 2011 12:08:19 PM Ok then for 230$ I got my money's worth m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Lines of lighter color in games. New GPU Forum SolvedUPDATE: Computer crashing with blue lines Forum [WTS UK] REDUCED!! BRAND NEW PC with windows 8.1 + Optional Radeon HD6870 GPU and psu £250 Forum SolvedRadeon HD 6870 black lines followed by black screen. Forum SolvedBlue Horizontal lines on Left side of monitor? Forum SolvedVertical blue lines on samsung led tv. Forum SolvedBlue lines on screen Forum Fairly new gpu showing red lines all over screen pic included Forum Solvedyellow lines at startup then blue screen wid error msg Forum New Graphics Cards create fuzzy lines whenever gpu does something Forum New GPU Blue screens of death. Check out these files. Forum Solvedblue vertical lines on screen NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Forum SolvedYellow and blue lines all over my screen, nvidia geforce experience not detecting graphics card Forum Blue screen and system failure after new GPU installed Forum Random Shapes, letters, blue lines, and green dot. Forum 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 !