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HD 5850 artifacts, display driver crashes and flickering monitors

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I've given it a few days, and as far as I can tell, the problems have gone away. There have been no more artifacts, and everything seems to be running fine. Infact, in-game performance is at an all-time high, even with a new 1080p monitor.
I tried it with the onboard, and the flashes still appeared, but only on Google Chrome.
Now, as far as I can tell, it's completely fixed.

Perhaps it was a driver problem, and I just didn't take enough time to notice the difference?
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Could have been a driver issue. Changing to the onboard will in most cases cause artifacts since it would still be trying to use the add on card graphics drivers. If everything is working to your liking now we will consider this topic resolved for now. I just want to say Congratulations averysadman. :yes: for a successful resolution for your issue.

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