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310.33 Beta Almost Melted my GTX680

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Hey guys, a word of caution for those of you using the new 310.33 Beta drivers and EVGA Precision 3.0.3. I've been using the beta drivers for about a day as I liked the idea of additional FPS gains through software, however I was not impressed upon playing about 10 minutes of GW2. I'm sure this is just a bug with EVGA and maybe even just GW2, but I was astonished when I opened EVGA Precision. After about 10 minutes of GW2 my GTX680 was running a ridiculous 84c with the fan at only 36%. I feel really lucky I caught this so early, the fan didn't seem to be spinning up past 36% regardless of temp. Pretty insane, the highest I've ever seen the card while overclocking it was 74C. Typically the card throttles after 70C however the new drivers must be effecting how the GPU boost function works. I'm also worried to report my card is constantly idling over 10C higher than normal, between 42-46C. It's typically in the low 30's range which is near ambient for the room I'm in (78F). Not sure if this effects all titles and perhaps this is just a freak incident, but the situation is repeatable on my system with GW2 at the very least. All specs are in rig builder in my profile. Here's a pic of EVGA Precision 3.0.3 acting insane with the new 310.33 beta drivers. Look at that power percentage!

Beta_Drivers.jpg

Edit: The text is hard to read, all values are blank in EVGA Precision except for Fan speed, GPU Temp and Power %. Power % is being reported as 40,225,672%. Kepler can sure take a ton of voltage, no wonder they are locking it down!

Mod edit: This appears to be an EVGA precision bug, NOT an issue with the 310.33 Beta
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Just tested the new EVGA 3.0.4 and all the issues seem to be resolved with the new version of EVGA Precision. Make sure to upgrade if you use the new drivers!
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Good you found a solution thumb.gif
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I just hope people upgrade their EVGA precision or notice quickly, temps got out of control really quickly with the fan not spinning up. I'd be curious to see if it would climb past 90C without throttling or the fan speed increasing but I'm not willing to risk my 680 for that.
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post #5 of 7
It certainly sounds like an issue, but for the record your 680 was a long way from getting melted. 84C is just another day at the office smile.gif
Although I guess if you hadn't have caught it, that may have been a problem... probably what you meant, right? tongue.gif
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Same problem happened to me once before with Afterburner and older Nvidia drivers.
Let me guess.
1. You did not do a clean driver install ??
2. You did not restart your PC after installing nvidia drivers ??

Do a clean driver install and immediately restart your computer and this problem should not happen.
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hmmm... I've got EVGA precision-x 3.0.4 and the latest nvidia beta drivers... and my idle temps for my 2x gtx 670 directcu ii (non-top) are 42c and 48c... kinda looks like the problem you were having with 3.0.3 ...

so why the heck am I gettin those temp problems, when I have the latest drivers?... The only thing I didn't do is a Clean un-install and re-install of nvidia drivers...

EDIT: Even though my idle temps are a bit high for my taste... my Load temps during unigine heaven benchmark don't exceed 68c... so I guess it's win situation...

My clocks are super stable with kepler boost constantly on during benchmark... I like that
Edited by jonathan1107 - 10/24/12 at 7:14pm
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