Screen spontaneously goes black.

#1AtmaWeaponXPosted 12/30/2010 8:29:01 PM
It doesn't much matter where I am, what in specific I am doing, or whether or not the planets are in alignment, but everything but the HUD will just mysteriously go black.

If I don't move, it wont stop, if I do move, it gets pretty flickery and winds up running fine.
The problem, obviously, is that when I see someone, and someone sees me, the person who isn't suddenly experiencing complete vision loss will probably be the one walking away.

I'm running on a Geforce 9800GT, Win 7 64 bit, 5120mb ram, phenom quad core 2.2ghz, and the games actually at medium everything for that extra smooth shooting experience. video drivers are as up to date as steam has.

Solutions? Known problem? GPU melting?
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#2QuelexPosted 12/30/2010 9:39:05 PM
Having the same problem here. Not sure what's causing it. Hoping I'll be able to fix it, because I've had my fair share of deaths because of it.
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#3poseidonwestPosted 12/30/2010 10:10:27 PM
I've had the screen randomly flicker black a few times myself. It hasn't caused a problem for me but it gets annoying sometimes.
#4Shadowstride000Posted 12/31/2010 2:53:11 AM
I get this myself on a gtx 285. From what I've read, most people seem to think it's a bloom/dx10 issue. I never tried changing either setting myself, since it USUALLY doesn't get me killed, but you can try turning off bloom in the .ini file as a start to see if the problem still persists.
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#51che3zeman1Posted 12/31/2010 12:39:38 PM

I'm getting the same problem :o. I thought it was just my radeon 4850 x2 dying on me.

#6SHX_IIIPosted 1/6/2011 8:50:29 PM
Glad to see I'm not alone in this problem. Keep us updated if you find the solution.
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#7Bethrezen7Posted 1/6/2011 9:17:58 PM
I had this happen before, it stopped happening after I turned Catalyst AI off before playing BC2.
#8Slyster1181Posted 1/7/2011 6:15:45 AM
Same happenings for me.. I get it mostly when I am near an object like the side of a house or a large crate.
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#9sandmanofdarkdreamsPosted 1/7/2011 10:55:09 PM
I get flickers on my GTX 285 card as well. From what I've read in other topics it seems to be an issue with nvidia cards and issues on their end, not ours.
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#10prommysnrPosted 1/9/2011 6:22:35 PM
Same issue for me,,had to turn AI off to play until the new driver package came out