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If trying stock clock does not solve this 'black screen' problem, it could be the open issue mentioned in Driver 280.19 Notes (page 17). See the red rectangle in the pic below. Although it is not described as 'black screen' but 'flickering screen', I suppose it might be just another manifestation. This is an Open Issue of the latest driver and has yet to be solved. So, there is probably nothing you can do. Perhaps except...

I think, one possible way to bypass this is to run the game with SLI disabled. As this Open Issue is mentioned under Multi-GPU section and not in Single-GPU section, perhaps running the game with a single oc'ed GTX570 could avoid the problem. Obviously this will impact the framerate and you might have to turn down the graphics settings. But, I suppose it is better to run at a lowered setting than to have 'black screen'.

Edited by windfire - 8/8/11 at 12:36am

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Just got back & just started to have play around.... Started up the computer and first raised the voltage on both gtx570's to 1.05v @880/2000mhz
Started up crysis 2 and again was blacked screened within the first 5-10min game play. Needs more voltage? - I got scared and coward to lowing my speed I try 1.05v @ 860/2000mhz and -DING- play for the next 30min as show below..


[Crysis 2 on 2560x1600, ultra, high res, dx11]
I then tried 1.038v @ 860/2000mhz, and that failed. Looks like crysis 2 has made me lower my core speed and increase my voltage
Edited by Neo_Morpheus - 8/8/11 at 4:01am
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Great usage - Frame rate looks horrible though, 45~ fps?
    
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Whoa.

Hey Neo_Morpheus, try this: when you get into the game and are finally able to move around, press Alt+Enter. It will switch to Windowed Mode. After that, press Alt+Enter again.

After that, move around some more. Is it different? Is it smoother? If so, then always do this right before you start playing (but always after you load the game and are able to control your movements).
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thats the resolution speaking.....
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Oh wait... disable HT. I've been told that it can hinder gaming performance noticeably.

It does other things like create more heat and reduce the overall overclock potential, and even require more core voltage for the same OC than would otherwise be needed.
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Is still quite smooth and game play is ok at 45+fps
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Just try it though. What are you afraid of?
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Two cables your probably right, I could go 5ghz with the decrease in temp's. I give it a go on one of my free days....
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