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Alright I have a problem and its not always the same


In battlefield 3 (multilayer) after a varied amount of time, seems to usually be after an hour or so but my screen with go black sometimes while in the game, sometimes it will lock up and loop the last second of audio for about 3 seconds then boot me to windows 7 with the error saying the nvidea drivers have crashed but have been recovered successfully.

My computer is:
i5-2500k
Gigabyte P67A-UD4-B3
Gigabyte 560ti oc (GV-N560OC-1GI)
Corsair Enthusiast 750m modular power supply
Corsair Vengeance 2x4gb 1600mhz ram

So i do have enough power, I updated the drivers on Monday and problem still occurred. My temperature seems to run in the 45-55 range, i alt tab to check using the widget i have that displays GPU usage and temperature.
I've also read i should update my bios on the video card and under clock but i don't feel i should being this card is only a week old.
 
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double check resolutions match. i was having this issue and stopped going full screen and made sure res was correct(it wasnt for some reason) and that fixed it
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What drivers are you using? If you're using the latest non-betas (285.67 I believe?), downgrade to the previous betas (285.38 I believe?). Fixed a lot of issues I had with my game.
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Alright i'll check both those solutions when i get home from work tonight
 
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Thanks for the resolution idea, i found that i had my monitor in HDTV at the 1080p setting 1980x1080 at 59hz, and after changing my desktop resolution to the computer monitor (same resolution but 60hz) it seemed to fix it i had a sold 4 hours of uninterrupted gaming.

How ever i see the odd green flash like a tear across the screen occasionally not frequently. Is this the limited VRAM of my video card ?
 
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post #6 of 7
Upgrade your video card's bios. Ignore the comments regarding drivers. I tried everything.....and I had the same issue you did OP.

Then someone in the EVGA forums recommended my GTX 570's bios. Guess what?

NO CRASHES SINCE. I played a total of 2 hours worth of BF3 before upgrading my bios, I have 27 hours now total. Guess it worked eh? wink.gif
    
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post #7 of 7
the green flicker is a common issue that EA is fixing. ati and nvidia cards are doin it
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