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I have my GTX 680 SC cards boost clock set to +50 and my memory clock to +400. Things will run fine for awhile but then the display driver stops working and causes my games to crash. Anyone else experiencing this? is this a problem with my cards or a problem with the drivers?
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I have my GTX 680 SC cards boost clock set to +50 and my memory clock to +400. Things will run fine for awhile but then the display driver stops working and causes my games to crash. Anyone else experiencing this? is this a problem with my cards or a problem with the drivers?

Thats usually a problem because the GPU does not get enough voltage. The reason you can run for a while, is that the heat on the GPU will increase the need for GPU voltage. You can try to improve cooling on the GPU by improving ventilation in the chassis, to push cold air into the card, and by that keep it running, or you can wait on some software where you can adjust voltage.

If you GPU gets to fx 70c with the boost and load you are running, try to lower it to fx 55c by adding more cold air.
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Thats usually a problem because the GPU does not get enough voltage. The reason you can run for a while, is that the heat on the GPU will increase the need for GPU voltage. You can try to improve cooling on the GPU by improving ventilation in the chassis, to push cold air into the card, and by that keep it running, or you can wait on some software where you can adjust voltage.

the cooling is not an issue it stays at about 65c-75c
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I am experiencing the same thing, and my tempeture never goes above 75c.... any word on how to fix? its been doing this with several different drivers.... im on the 301.10 right now tho
 
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Thats usually a problem because the GPU does not get enough voltage. The reason you can run for a while, is that the heat on the GPU will increase the need for GPU voltage. You can try to improve cooling on the GPU by improving ventilation in the chassis, to push cold air into the card, and by that keep it running, or you can wait on some software where you can adjust voltage.
If you GPU gets to fx 70c with the boost and load you are running, try to lower it to fx 55c by adding more cold air.

actually adjust voltage with gtx680 not necseeary , most of people leave as stock
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