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How do i fix graphics problems when gaming on my new pc?


CullaKAZI

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I got a new PC and seem to be having problems with the graphics when i play some games like skyrim. the game runs fine but the picture is a bit messed with loads of pixelated dots flashing about the screen even on the lowest settings.

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CullaKAZI

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any idea how to fix it?

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Woolwell

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It may help if you state what your graphics card is.

Have you updated its drivers?

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wee eddie

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Tell us something about the PC's Specification, it may not be sufficiently well specified to run these games?

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D@ve

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What PSU is in your system? Is it sufficient for your graphics card? Have you overclocked your card? Have you checked the BIOS to make sure it's running at optimal settings.

I once had a very similar problem many years ago - it was an incorrect setting in the BIOS that was effectively underclocking the card by a huge amount.

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CullaKAZI

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my graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 and ive got the latest drivers.

Windows 7 ultimate CPU: Intel Core i5 3570k quad core 3.40GHz 4GB RAM GeForce GTX 650 2GB Im pretty sure my PSU is 650W 500GB hardrive

and im new to this so no i havent overclocked. how do i check my BIOs?

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CullaKAZI

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motherboard is Z77-D3H Gigabyte

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CullaKAZI

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i got something called EVEREST, when i go into motherboard it says ID and Name Unknown and theres no info on chipset, under BIOS properties it also says for type, system BIOS date and Video BIOS date all unknown? however if i use CPU-Z it tells me everything. Does this have any relevance?

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Woolwell

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With your specs you should be able to play the game fine. Has the problem been present from delivery? Check cables and possibly seating of graphics card but others on this forum know far more about graphics cards and games than I do.

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