Question Belive GPU is artifacting Just need conformation!

Apr 24, 2019

Got a new pc last month with a RTX2080ti

I've just started to see problem arise whilst I play games, specifically along the lines of, graphics start to stretch across the stream, and just when it happens, i see little "xo" appear on certain parts of the screen, Then my PC hard crashes.
Am I right in thinking I need to send my GPU back (got it on warranty) and get a new one?!

Metal Messiah.

Mar 28, 2019
Hi there,

An artifact might be a sign of a GPU VRAM corruption issue, but we can't jump on any conclusion without knowing more details of your PC. Can you post a Video/PIC of this issue ?

And, what exactly do you mean by this, "" i see little "xo" appear on certain parts of the screen "" ??

Anyways, please kindly provide FULL PC specs.

-1. "Complete" system specs should ALWAYS be accompanied with any driver, hardware, or performance question. Do not post DXDiag reports as they contain a TON of useless information. Posting a DxDiag in place of a System Spec List tends to ward off potential members from helping you.

Please supply the following system details/information:

(Complete System Specs)
-CPU make and model# (clock speed/voltage, type of cooler, and "Core" temperature @ idle and load)
-Motherboard make & model# (include Bios version if graphics card is not recognized or you are having stability issues)
-RAM (amount, clock speed, model#/link of kit, configuration)
-Graphics card(s) make and model# (clock speed, voltage if modified, Driver version and GPU temp both @ idle and load)
-Power supply make,model#, "AND" age (note if using 110V or 220V A/C input)
-HDD/SSD configuration (ie: Raid setup/ back up/ OS drive/etc..)
-Case/Chasis make,model# (fan make, model#, and configuration if having thermal issues)
-Operating System (If using Windows note Framework and service pack version)
-Monitor make, model#, and resolution (If model# is unknown list resolution and refresh rate)

*If the unit is a "laptop" or "All-in-one" system you must note the make and model# of the unit. Be sure you are ALWAYS using the OEM/manufacturer's Driver updates for the unit.

*If "Crashing":
-Note the nature of the "crash" in detail, as there are several definitions for the word "crash".

*If "performance" related issue:
-Note the "exact" point in which the performance reduction occurred (ie: After Windows update, After Bios update, After Driver update, After thermal system shutdown, After Hardware change/upgrade etc...)

*For diagnostic purposes please disable the following:
-Any/all Antivirus/ Anti-malware software
-Any/all OSD monitoring software
-ALL overclocks outside of factory spec
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