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fmatic
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Thu Mar 28, 2002 2:52 am

WEll, I was browsing the internet then all of a sudden I start seeing artifacts on my screen. I don't think it is a driver issue because I all see it at BIOS set up too. Is my MSI Geforce2 PRO dying???

I currently using my 5years old Diamond S3 PCI graphics card.
 
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Thu Mar 28, 2002 3:53 am

are you sure its fan is still working?
 
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Thu Mar 28, 2002 9:24 am

The fan is still running
 
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Thu Mar 28, 2002 4:53 pm

Is it overclocked or tweaked in any way?
 
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Thu Mar 28, 2002 11:08 pm

I'd suggest trying it out in a different system, and to try installing a different set of drivers, to try to narrow it down.
 
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Fri Mar 29, 2002 10:06 am

Had you recently installed any new hardware or drivers to any part of your system right before you noticed this happening?
 
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Fri Mar 29, 2002 10:10 am

Might been the monitor, or the cable. I was having some video issue recently. Changed cards same thing. Bought a new video cable. BAM!! Problem when away. hmmmm.....
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Fri Mar 29, 2002 4:04 pm

Thanks for all the reply. The card is toast. I'm trying to get a RMA thru newegg. I hope to get it, I think I bought it almost two years ago.

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