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post #31 of 86
IMO far cry 3 is the most demanding game on GPUs, if I'm not careful it will nearly overheat my GTX 680s or cause them to blow all their heat on my north bridge and overheat my mobo. I found a few tweaks online that allow for better multiple GPU support but at the end of the day this game will tax your system, its virtually a stress test and if you have any instability your system or your video drivers will crash (all you guys getting black screens). run stock GPU clocks or mild overclock and make sure your CPU is stable or else you'll keep having this problem
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I have not tried running at stock yet, guess that will be the next step..

 

Find it odd that my system can fold gpu/cpu stably however its not stable enough for a particular game.. 

 

I get random BSOD & hard locks which seem like stability issues so I guess it must be the case, wish they could have made the game look better with all the stress it puts on a system.. 

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Mine locks up everytime after I get to the first radio tower and it starts showing parts of the island.

Running 3770k oc'd to 4.6 and a 670 ftw
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Well I dropped my 580 down to 900/1800/2100 and played for about 30 - 40 min last night without an issue. 

 

Seemed to level temps as well, before I was well into the 70's now im in the 60's.. 

 

My locks and BSOD's were random, some times within a few min of starting the game, other times after 20 - 30 min, sometimes i could play for 30 min without issue...

 

So I will play some more and see over the weekend...

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Well I dropped my 580 down to 900/1800/2100 and played for about 30 - 40 min last night without an issue. 

Seemed to level temps as well, before I was well into the 70's now im in the 60's.. 

My locks and BSOD's were random so I will play some more and see over the weekend...

FC3 seems to be a slightly tougher stability test than GTA4....well, for my rig at least...another stability roulette game.. rolleyes.gif
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post #36 of 86
It happened to me when I installed the 1.02 update. Crash after crash in half an hour interval. After I returned to 1.01 I have not had any problems. Since this experience I have not installed any updates.
My rig is overclocked both CPU and GPU
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How do I go back to 1.01? Can I just uninstall the patch? I'm not at home right now.
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FC3 seems to be a slightly tougher stability test than GTA4....well, for my rig at least...another stability roulette game.. rolleyes.gif

 

Yeah seems the downclock did the trick, have not really played a long game, but been 20 - 30 min stretches without issue.. So I just set up a seperate profile for FC3...

 

I cant even play DX11 mode lol, i tried to mess with settings, took some comparison SS's and dont see much difference anyway. But its low fps and choppy for me.

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Bumping this to ask if there is any known reason for frequent crashes in Far Cry 3 via Uplay. Stock clocks on my 955 and Gigabyte 7950, on Windows 7 Pro 65-bit, current drivers where applicable, and I just got 4 crashes in the last 5 minutes. Sometimes I can go a couple hours, sometimes (like now) I can barely go minutes.

The crash routine is fairly simple: graphics freeze where they are, Windows error message eventually pops up saying the application has stopped working. This is getting old quick. mad.gif
    
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Seems similar to my issues, however a downclock worked so not really sure. I assume you tried to reinstall it?

 

I eventually took my cpu down to 4.15 and my gpu down as well, now never crashes. 

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