Originally Posted by Bman212121
Yea that's kind of interesting. There is a difference though between the cards artifacting under load and not booting at all. If he claimed all 3 were DOA and wouldn't boot I'd say it is definitely user error. But if they are artifacting then it could possibly be something wrong with that batch that wasn't tested.
After 3 though you'd wonder if at least one of those worked right and maybe a combination of drivers and some other stuff was messing with one of them.
i would say all those cards are creating far too much heat in the install case, hence the artifacting