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Fair enough, I'll see what I can do, as far as I know it's not an issue with the card as I took it back to the shop and got a mate to test it Running the same games n benches I used and it had no issues, there tested is actually running a v similar system to mine so I'm thinking it may be software based or possibly my mobo I'll go pick it up when I get back home tomorrow and see what I can do!
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post #12 of 14
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UPDATE: i just picked up my gpu this morning and its definatly a software issue, ive tried runnign some stuff just using the window 7 compatability drivers and also have run some tests using linux and the card seems to be performing fine, ive seen a few fixes for the problem including downclocking the card by a couple of Mhz so im gonna give them a go and see what happens

if anyone has had the same problem and has forund a fix please let me know!

when they tested the card in the shope they also had no issues but my mate has sourced annothwr card from a london branch so if i cant get it working he's gonna exchange it when the other card arrives (should be in a few days)
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http://www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/

Download that.
Boot into safe mode.
Unistall nvidia drivers.
Reboot.
Intstall latest drivers.

Should fix it.
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post #14 of 14
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driver sweeper didnt solve the problem but i think ive got it working now!
i updated my BIOS on the offchance and so far its managed to get through the windows experiance index three times in a row with out issue (untill i updated the BIOS it didnt even get half way through once!)

im gonna get some games installed and see what happens (i put a fresh coppy of windows on this morning)

thanks for all your help everyone

OH YEAH IF YOUR THINKING OF BUYING A GIGABYTE GA-UD3P-B3 DONT! ITS BEEN NOTHING BUT TROUBLE
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