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GeForce RTX 2080TI Artefacting under load


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Good day all,
My name is Joris and I'm new to this Forum.
Lately, I try to learn more about troubleshooting hardware issues on motherboards and GPU's. However, since I'm new to this complex world I run into some issues.
I Just bought an RTX 2080ti and the seller told me it stopped working on him sometimes. After plugging it into my PC it was working fine and running smoothly until I started with a benchmark test (Heaven). When starting up some artifacts appeared in the benchmark and it started to freeze, after a few seconds, it was running again followed by freezing, and so on.
attached I added the log of GPU-Z, does someone see some odd things in the results that cause these artifacts? I compared the results with another log I found somewhere around here and though there were some differences in the voltages, maybe the previous owner did some monkey buisniss. I always thought, most likely wrong, that these artifacts are there always or only when the chip is getting hot, however, neither is the case.

I searched online but did not find any more specific information about this problem. I hope my post is conform the standards.
Hope someone can help!


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Bad memory module
If no errors, heat up memory banks and run MATS again. It should tell you which banks are bad once warmed up.
This is only happening when they are warmed up.
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Welcome to the forum Joris, enjoy your stay and hope you fix your issue soon.
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Extreme lagging, is one of the known symptoms of unstable VRAM, especially with no error being reported.


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RTX 2000 series are prone to memory failures which seem to have appeared on RTX 3000 series too