geforce 6600gt screen lines

By riggins000 ยท 6 replies
Sep 23, 2005
  1. hi, just put in a 6600gt and everything, drivers, etc installed fine. however, once i ran a game, dotted vertical lines appeared down my screen and remainded for the duration of gameplay. the screen is fine once i am back in windows. does anyone know what could be causing this problem? i tried reinstalling drivers. please let me know, thanks

  2. vnf4ultra

    vnf4ultra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,388

    Does it do it in all games or only in one? It could be a game issue(check for a patch), if it's only one game, or it could be a defective/overheating gpu if it's in all games.
  3. riggins000

    riggins000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it happens with all games
  4. riggins000

    riggins000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    it does sound like an overheating problem but that makes no happens immediately upon startup of games and the diagnostic that measures card temp says that its well within the accepted range
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,188   +470

    Then if it's not the driver either, it's probably a bad graphics card. If you haven't already, try some different drivers, older and newer.
  6. riggins000

    riggins000 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    anyone else have any ideas?
  7. dapperdan2005

    dapperdan2005 TS Rookie

    Riggins, I am having the same problem, been fighting it for months. Did you figure out what was wrong? What watt power supply do you have. I have a 350 and was told to upgrade to at least 500, so thats my next step.
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