9800 Pro problem

kaww

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Just bought a 9800 Pro and in every game I've had messed up graphics. I'm seeing basically a checkered pattern where ever there is graphics problem. Any idea what could be causing this and how to fix it?
 

kaww

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despite the lack of help i was able to figure out the problem, but now i have another.

most games, after being run for a few minutes, are freezing up my PC forcing me to restart. help?
 

jiffy

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What was the problem that gave you the checkerboard affect?

How many watts is your power supple? Could it be a heat problem, what are your temps and do you have some case fans, and did you try shutting off fastwrites?