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post #101 of 117
I will try these drivers after the March Foldathon... I dont want any nasty surprises during the event smile.gif
post #102 of 117
Still no issues for me.

Note I do not install the 3d drivers, the HDaudio, or the Nvidia Updater.
I only install the GPU driver and PhysX.

Firefox does sometimes hang for me, I wonder if Firefox is the cause of some people problems. Not any issues with 1 or 2 pages open for me though when I have a game up.
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These seem solid to me, Batman AC is finally playable the way it should be. No more glitchy textures. I also don't get those goofy muticolor lines when I switch to SLI like the last couple driver releases. I usually re-image Win7 everytime I install a new Nvidia driver, might be why I haven't had many problems other than with a couple betas turning on SLI.
post #104 of 117
I reverted back to 290.53.

Diablo3 and WoW ran without issue on the 296.10 driver, but Skyrim would lock up my system entirely. BOINC also would give constant computation errors. I upgraded straight from 290.53 and did not use a "driver cleaner" as it should NOT be necessary!
 
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post #105 of 117
Had issues doing a direct upgrade from 295.73, but no issues after a clean uninstall, including Driver Sweeper.
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post #106 of 117
I feel like bf3 skips more with these drivers. It is smoother but every once and awhile it'll stutter or something. I might try to reinstall physx or something and see what that does...hmm

No huge issues for me so far though.
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Originally Posted by Angrybutcher View Post

I reverted back to 290.53.
Diablo3 and WoW ran without issue on the 296.10 driver, but Skyrim would lock up my system entirely. BOINC also would give constant computation errors. I upgraded straight from 290.53 and did not use a "driver cleaner" as it should NOT be necessary!

It is necessary and theres your issue. These new drive sets cant be changed via just an install over the new drivers. You have to dig into the registry and such. Follow the guides on here. If you havent seen them yet, use either of the following.

http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?high=&m=1174372&mpage=1#1174372

http://www.overclock.net/t/1150443/how-to-remove-your-nvidia-gpu-drivers
post #108 of 117
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It is necessary and theres your issue. These new drive sets cant be changed via just an install over the new drivers. You have to dig into the registry and such. Follow the guides on here. If you havent seen them yet, use either of the following.
http://www.evga.com/forums/tm.aspx?high=&m=1174372&mpage=1#1174372
http://www.overclock.net/t/1150443/how-to-remove-your-nvidia-gpu-drivers

My drivers work perfectly fine, I never use a driver cleaner. I just install over and didn't even restart. It is not necessary. It can be helpful if you get issues though. I've never had any major issues with drivers by the way, even on a system that was going from nVidia to AMD and back.
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post #109 of 117
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My drivers work perfectly fine, I never use a driver cleaner. I just install over and didn't even restart. It is not necessary. It can be helpful if you get issues though. I've never had any major issues with drivers by the way, even on a system that was going from nVidia to AMD and back.

Ok scratch what I said and continue to reinstall over itself cheers.gif
post #110 of 117
hmm maybe i should use the "Sweeper", as Im having problems with video coming back from standby mode with red glitching all over the place with the screen going from something to complete black ( no backlight either, as if its off) but power indicator is blue which means on. Hope its not my monitor going as I only have my 47' TV to use if it goes out lol.
 
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