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Anybody getting any artifacts with this game? The first hour was fine, but now 3 minutes into gameplay I get massive artifacts, then my system locks up and crashes. Tried different drivers, re-installing DirectX, re-installing the game. It's not a heat issue, my 4870 stays around 65, and it's the only game that does this. Even ran my CPU at stock, I'm at a loss here.
 
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Sounds heat related (even though you say it is not). And no I do not have this issue and I run dual 4870's.

Or you are overclocking your video card too much.
 
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No it's running at stock speeds, with the fan @ 40%. I don't understand why ME2 is the only game doing it. L4D2, RE5, Fallout 3, even Vantage all run fine.
 

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You re-installed your video card drivers but did you update them? What version are they? I'm running a 4850 on Win 7 x64 and not having trouble so I doubt it's something ATI hardware related.
 
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Mine did the same thing so I reinstalled it as administrator and didn't get an error message. Give that a try?
I did that and it worked! :toast:

I usually play a male version that's pretty much myself, and then I play a female character that's a complete and utter bitch. I wonder what that says about my psyche, eh ? :laugh:
I do that too.
 
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You re-installed your video card drivers but did you update them? What version are they? I'm running a 4850 on Win 7 x64 and not having trouble so I doubt it's something ATI hardware related.
I was running 9.12 and had it happening, so unsintalled those and tried 10.1, but to no avail, still artifacting. Even went back to 9.11 and same thing.

Has AMD released any hotfix drivers (besides the crossfire one) for ME2?

EDIT: ok, this is weird, uninstalled 9.12 and instaled 10.1, now CCC is telling me I'm running 9.12. WTF :wtf:
 

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May I say... I am so much more happy with this game than Dragon Age.
 
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Agreed. this is better than Dragon Age but Dragon Age is kick ass too. Just not as good.
 

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I want to start a thread dedicated to my hatred for the male Shepherd, but I think I'm alone. God the things his character model does is just robotic and creepy...
 
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I want to start a thread dedicated to my hatred for the male Shepherd, but I think I'm alone. God the things his character model does is just robotic and creepy...
agreed lol, there's a small bug while in the normandy sr2 and you're running around, he'll look at a spot on the floor and keep his head that position while you're moving.
 

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thats a bug in 10.1


Your problem is not drivers. you have a hardware problem for sure.
 
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YESSSS. I can PLAYYYY !!!!!

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as much as i know you have valid, legal intent - please don't ask about warez/no-CD patches on the forum.
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Just spent an hour reading all the codex entries.

Holy shit, this game is well made. Very well made.
 
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Just curious, it's better than M.E. 1? Graphics? Characters? Story line?

I'm not sure if it's worth buying it or not. First one definitely was! ;)
 
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Just curious, it's better than M.E. 1? Graphics? Characters? Story line?

I'm not sure if it's worth buying it or not. First one definitely was! ;)
Just take ME1 then double it. Should be more than worth buying :).
 
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I've already bought it but I'm still only about an hour in on ME1 so I probably won't be able to touch ME2 for a while. lol. This weekend should be interesting with an ME1 marathon.
 
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I've already bought it but I'm still only about an hour in on ME1 so I probably won't be able to touch ME2 for a while. lol. This weekend should be interesting with an ME1 marathon.
If you play at my slow pace, then you got around a good 22-23 hours more but that's 22-23 hours of FUN!:toast:
 

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Done, all achievements, all difficulties, and it was good. I feel like I just plowed for 38 hours straight.
 

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The only other game almost this good.
Was Mass effect 1..lol
 
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i don't have the game yet but has anyone figured out the command console? I'm a firm believer that every game should come with cheats like the good old days for people that suck like me.
 
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