not in 1 year. my old pc which lasted me 7 years worked fine most of it's life. the nvidia vid card lasted for 5 years with no issues. screw ati. it's like microsoft. produce and release nothing but shit and steal money.
i know what killed my card. my home's water heating system. shit thats a good heater. the night's here in PA got cold really fast.
wow, those screen issues are some nice c4d effects lol a nvidia 8800 is a very good card
ok; doom ,motogp3, MOH seem fine. doom3 COD2 stalker r fucked. shader ,pixel models seem to be fried on my card.
So, it wasn't happening on all your games? Anyway it looks like a dead video card. Don't complain about ati. I've built a few systems with an 8600gts oc'd and two superclocked 9600gt's and they suck. My HD3850 I have overclocked with and it as well as my friends 9600gt, which is supposed to be better than a hd3870. My brother has the ASUS top version and it kills any 9600gt I've seen. He plays Crysis on high 1680x1050 and avgs 34fps. Dx9. You can get a 3850 for $89 or a 3870 for $120. I'd recommend getting a Zalman vf900cu if anyone gets a card with the cheap stock heatsinks. I have my 3850 at 735/1004 up from 669/838 stock and I can't get it to hit 50deg celsius. Stalker Cs high dx9 avg 43.5 fps except in two small areas where I have objects dynamic lighting issues, (stupid game engine) Oblivion on ultra avg 57.3 fps, Witcher on high 37.6 fps all at 1440x900 with a $50 processor and 2gb $45 ram. Sorry bout the long rant.
I think what I meant was my HD3850 is just as good as a superclocked 9600gt, I got confused looking at my own rant. I guess that's why they let you view what you write before you post it.
i only had it for 13 months. my nvidia lasted me 5 years in my old pc. all my friends swapped there ati's for nvidias.
well it seems setting the graphics to low maid stalker playable again. only some bodies look like dead mr.fantastic.