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Vahntra

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I am not very computer savvy and would like some help if at all possible.

I have reformatted my computer.
Rolled back drivers of all shapes and sizes.
Been doing this for quite some time and I am getting a little irked by it now.

http://img196.images...1110222843.jpg/ (from a few months ago)
http://img847.images...withpixels.png/ (recent)

See those weird pixels that are flickering just above my toon? Well it happens alot when playing HD games such as Fallout and Splinter Cell. I do not have the slightest idea what is doing it. I have updated my drivers to everything I think is relevant. if anyone can walk me through some basic troubleshooting I will love them forever.


OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name THEBEAST
System Manufacturer System manufacturer
System Model System Product Name
System Type x64-based PC
Processor AMD Athlon™ II X4 630 Processor, 2800 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 0702, 2/6/2010
SMBIOS Version 2.5
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7600.16385"
User Name THEBEAST\Thaddeus
Time Zone Eastern Standard Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 8.00 GB
Available Physical Memory 6.36 GB
Total Virtual Memory 16.0 GB
Available Virtual Memory 14.3 GB
Page File Space 8.00 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

Name NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250
PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0615&SUBSYS_0593196E&REV_A2\4&35F9BA94&0&0010
Adapter Type GeForce GTS 250, NVIDIA compatible
Adapter Description NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250
Adapter RAM 1.00 GB (1,073,741,824 bytes)
Installed Drivers nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
Driver Version 8.17.12.6099
INF File oem34.inf (Section004 section)
Color Planes Not Available
Color Table Entries 4294967296
Resolution 1920 x 1080 x 59 hertz
Bits/Pixel 32
Memory Address 0xFD000000-0xFDFFFFFF
Memory Address 0xD0000000-0xDFFFFFFF
Memory Address 0xFA000000-0xFEAFFFFF
I/O Port 0x0000DC00-0x0000DC7F
IRQ Channel IRQ 18
I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvlddmkm.sys (8.17.12.6099, 11.86 MB (12,432,616 bytes), 11/11/2010 10:35 PM)

I hope that is the correct info I am supposed to link for these sort of things
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phillpower2

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Hi Vahntra,
Can you provide both the brand name of the GFX card (Asus, Sparkle, Galaxy GeForce GTS 250 etc) and the brand and output of your PSU (power supply unit).
Have you tried using Riva Tuner http://www.freewaref...programid=13538

NB: Your 1st link doesn't work.
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I believe the brand of graphics card is PNY
As far as that freeware you linked, I don't really know what I would change in their at all to help my problem.

PSU- BFG Tech - 450 watt
http://www.tigerdire...01&sku=B52-3004

Edited by Vahntra, 13 March 2011 - 10:12 PM.

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