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Hi everyone, I have been playing around with overclocking my GTX570's. Got to my current o.c and decided to hard test it with crysis 2. Loaded it up 2560x1600 max setting, set my fans on the card to max (Max temp recorded was 70c). Well after about 10min I got a black screen, tried again and the same thing happened . Looks like this game is too stressful on these cards at max settings. I've searched around the internet and people seem to think under clocking is the way to go....)
-Can anyone confirm this (I will try again later tonight with lower settings) Thanks...

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Is the display driver crashing? Also, what's with the big font?
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Have you logged the heat of the GPU's during gameplay? It sounds like either your display drivers have crashed or the GPU has overheated.
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do you also rank the AA up?
     
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Maybe you have an unstable overclock.
Once, with my 5830 i overclocked it to 940/1270 i think. It passed 5 hours of furmark but crashed in Crysis 2 after 15-20 minutes.It is probably the OC.
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Crysis 2 is harder on my overclock'ed cards than Heaven and 3DMark11.
    
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Crysis 2 is harder on my overclock'ed cards than Heaven and 3DMark11.
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Crysis 2 is not that demanding. Try running Crysis and Metro 2033 benchmark. Now that's demanding.
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Hi, I thought the larger text would look nice .
Anyway yes I logged the temps, both cards were between 65c-70c nothing over that. I notice that when playing both gpu's were being used 93%+. The overclocks were fine in 3mark11 and countless games, but crysis 2 seems very stressful for them. Display drivers are the latest versions etc... will try stock clocks on the cards tonight..
Edited by Neo_Morpheus - 8/8/11 at 3:57am
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You know, I found 3DMark 11 not so stressing.
My 5830 passed it successfully @ 960/1270, but crashed at EVERY other game or benchmark.
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