Sapphire ati radeon hd 4650 gddr3 with hdmi pci e 2 x16

kurahk7

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a while ago, i bought a sapphire ati radeon hd 4650 gddr3 with hdmi pci e 2 x16 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102838
and i have been expereincing artifacts during gaming and sometimes during bootup ever since i purchased the card
my specs are:
AMD ATHLON 64 X2 6000+ (90NM WINDSOR 125WATT AM2) (NO OVERCLOCK)
GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-US2H
SAMSUNG DDR2 PC-5300
sapphire ati radeon hd 4650 gddr3 with hdmi pci e 2 x16 (STOCK CORE CLOCK, LOWEST MEMORY SPEED POSSIBLE ON CCC)
SEAGATE 80GB IDE HDD 5400RPM
SEAGATE BARRACUDA 500GB HDD 7200RPM
DIABLOTEK 450WATT PSU (UPGRADED FROM 300WATT LITEON PSU, THINKING THAT IT WAS THE PSU PROBLEM)
TOSHIBA DVD SUPERMULTI DRIVE