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  1. #1
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    Sapphire 4870 question

    I'm getting "Tearing" in World of Warcraft on max settings. I am afraid the video card is dying, despite never being overclocked, and only being about 3 months old. Is this a problem anyone else is having?

    Here are two pics...neither show major tearing, but its something to go by:

    What should I do?

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    V-sink enabled? If not then try it.
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    Those graphics look terrible to me. Is that really what world of warcraft looks like now a days?

    I do not think your videocard is dying. Try running 3dmark vantage and see if you can run all the way through. If you can with a decent score its safe to say your card is fully functioning.
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