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Old 03-16-09, 12:30 PM Thread Starter   #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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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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