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Evga gtx 275 display drivers just crash

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Out of nowhere, while idling at 300mhz etc on the desktop, the display drivers will crash(screen goes black for 2 sec), and recover.

I got this card just this week from a friend who had it for 1.5 years, for free. I am using the latest non-beta nvidia drivers and have done driver sweeper in safe mode, and reinstalled them in safe mode as well.

Any help?
    
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Mmm... check if the card is seated currently, make sure the 6 pin cables are well attached to the card.
Also keep your temps in check. what was the card temp when it crashes? maybe the card is overheating but you didn't know about it.
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Card is seated properly, reseated 2 different times.

2x6pin cables are attached, switched them around.

Temps are in check. I monitor temps/fanspeed etc with everest then have it display on my g15 screen. I use msi afterburner for fan speed to scale with temps, never gets over 72c in games.

I dont even care anymore, the fan all the sudden just started going 40-100 up and down up and down while idling on mydesktop. The card is fully ****ed.
    
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