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Hey everyone,
About an hour into playing, Battlefield 3 crashes (not a display driver crash). I suspected my GPU overclock at first so I reverted to stock and the game crashed again.

Error info:
Faulting application name: bf3.exe, version: 1.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4f26de8a
Faulting module name: bf3.exe, version: 1.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4f26de8a
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00f8b8a2
Faulting process id: 0xe3c
Faulting application start time: 0x01cd0705766ead74
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 3\bf3.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 3\bf3.exe
Report Id: c0fc42ea-72ff-11e1-b20c-001fbc0d6c20

Extra info:
-Punkbuster is up to date
-All notifications/Origin overlays are disabled
-No unusual background process
-Fresh Windows 7 installation
-In game settings maxed out
-nVidia Control Panel settings "maxed" out
-Using Chrome to launch BF3
-FXAA mod
-nVidia 295.73
-RAM is Prime95 stable (16 hours) and Memtest stable (lots of loops).

I'm wondering if 6GB really is enough for this game. I haven't tried the SET BCDEDIT tweak because it shouldn't be needed on a 64-bit OS.
Anyone getting weird crashes too?
Edited by Emmanuel - 3/20/12 at 8:16pm
    
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i had a similar issue with my GTX 580 game would crash how i fixed mine was i set the clocks back to default. maybe you could try re installing the game
Edited by kieran13 - 3/20/12 at 9:16pm
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I'll have to monitor my ram usage the next time I play. But I seriously doubt it's the ram unless you have other programs running which is also eating it.

Try a reinstall. Maybe it was the clock that crashed it the first time. Then when it crashed it corrupted the install. That's the first thing I would try.

It may not like the SLI? Have you Googled that? Just an idea.

I'm also using 295.73 drivers and I don't have any issues. Not to mention that I've recorded loss-less 1080p videos while playing.
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My game crashes every 2-4 rounds religiously. Whether I'm OCed, stock clocked, low settings, high settings, whatever. It really doesn't matter... I haven't seen anyone able link it to anything that I've seen... Although, something about it screams Origin Overlay... the origin overlay also gives me issues where the game sometimes won't go full screen... it stays windowed.

Same thing too... BF3 has stopped working... :/
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I recently got a DirectX Device Hung crash along with the display driver recovering, caused a lockup. It seems that I get that regardless of my overclock and there's no way I'm going to downlock under stock speeds just so that a poorly finalized game stays stable. I'm really hoping the new patch fixes this crap.
    
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It's a pretty broken game in its current state, that's for sure. And sadly the patch is still some time away... frown.gif
    
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It's a pretty broken game in its current state, that's for sure. And sadly the patch is still some time away... frown.gif

Yea... what's up with that? Patch hits PS3 first and leaves us all hanging?

Does the patch hit PS3 on the 27th? Any rumored date for PC?
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Yea... what's up with that? Patch hits PS3 first and leaves us all hanging?
Does the patch hit PS3 on the 27th? Any rumored date for PC?

They were paid by Sony to make the PS3 top priority. It's just how Microsoft paid Activision to get the CoD maps out on Xbox 360 a month before any other platform.
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BF3 crashes to desktop about every 30 minutes in multiplayer for me, plays fine in single player. Pretty unfortunate, it's a really fun game. Too bad I can't play more than a round and a half at a time though. Here's to hoping that the new patch will magically fix all of our issues!
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have any of you tried diffrent drivers? or you might just have disable you sli/cf. try that. before re-intalling the game, i'd make that my last option
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