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I did a clean install from 'candidate' to 'final release' and I'm not having any issues thus far. Last night played a couple hours of BF3 multiplayer with no problems.

No problems with 2d or 3d clocks either. I was having 3D clocks not down clocking after gaming with all the beta's up to 310.70 candidate where it finally got fixed.

No driver issues for me with WHQL "Certified". smile.gif

Edited to add: Kids computer upstairs playing Minecraft and 'alpha' Dead Linger and it's doing fine as well.
     
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sweet...just in time for me reformat on win 7 OS
hopes it plays nice with OC
     
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Well, the Candidate had the same issues (on 3 systems), and yes, I know how to clean my system for a clean install. I guess I'll try the WHQL "Certified", though if there's no difference, I fear I'm just wasting time.

I never like the sound of this as an overclocker:

Power Efficiency Optimizations
Release 310 drivers introduce power-optimizing enhancements. As a result of these
enhancements, you may notice that GPU core clock speeds are different with this driver.
For example, the GPU core clock might be faster when the GPU is in idle mode than in
previous drivers. Or you may notice higher GPU core clock speeds after closing or
opening certain games than in previous drivers.
This is because the reported GPU core clock frequency is no longer correlated to GPU
power-saving states. Instead of lowering the GPU core clock frequency, the hardware and
software use other methods to put the GPU into a low power state when the GPU is idle
or in response to changing application requirements. This ensures optimum power use
while continuing to provide high graphics performance.
Edited by El_Capitan - 12/18/12 at 11:45am
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pretty sure this is a re-post. i updated to this like a week ago lol

old news is oooold
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So far so good on my main. Nothing incredible in benchmarks, but we'll see how things go during games.


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not even in the mood for an argument it won't help my anyway.

just a warning for everyone. avoid this driver for now I'm gonna try to fix my os. I still have a few ideas I could try so wish me luck.

I think I had a similar issue. My internet got screwed up and the only hardware/software change at the time was installing 310.70 candidate. Chrome, IE, nothing worked right. Still doesn't. I've troubleshooted everything I can, and since every other computer on my network is still perfectly fine, and I've tried adjusting a ton of settings that people recommended when helping, even though I didn't change any in the first place that would mess it up, I've concluded its the computer that's the problem, more specifically the GPU drivers. The internet works fine in Safe Mode with Networking, but when it's not the graphics/pictures won't load, sites take about 4 F5's before they'll come up, YouTube videos won't load, things like Speedtest.net give an error. It's a mess. And it all started exactly when the 310.70 candidate was installed (and yes I always do a clean install the proper way).

So, not sure what to do, because reverting to 306.97 didn't fix it either. Might just wait it out until Christmas when I get my new HDD and do a clean install of Windows.
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pretty sure this is a re-post. i updated to this like a week ago lol

old news is oooold

The last post about 310.70 was the beta. Now it's WHQL. So, not sure what to laugh about.
Edited by dph314 - 12/18/12 at 2:37pm
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update:

I've tried everything and was unable to fix it. did a clean install of windows (so much hassle I wasn't able to get some sleep) and installed these drivers. worked fine. still in the process of getting everything installed again. it was such a hassle. my 7970 since day 1 had zero issues. I've had tons of issues with nvidia drivers. this is by far the worst Iexperience I ever had with graphics card drivers and I've owned multi gpu configs the past few years
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Ya thos betas did not play nice with my 580 frown.gif hop for better drivers soon. on 306.97

It plays fine with my 580's in sli at 925 core clock... Maybe you didn't property clear nvidia files pre-install.
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update:
I've tried everything and was unable to fix it. did a clean install of windows (so much hassle I wasn't able to get some sleep) and installed these drivers. worked fine. still in the process of getting everything installed again. it was such a hassle. my 7970 since day 1 had zero issues. I've had tons of issues with nvidia drivers. this is by far the worst Iexperience I ever had with graphics card drivers and I've owned multi gpu configs the past few years
Sorry to hear that. I have had zero issues with these.
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I installed it earlier and had the same problems. First I thought it was my router like usual freaking out but then it started freaking out in folders and then avg while I was running a scan. Why a graphics driver would be doing anything remotely like that is mind boggling.

Luckily for me it allowed me to roll back to 306.97 in device manager then I reinstalled 306.97 just to make sure it didn't go back to the 310 beta only because I had problems crashing with it. So far the 310's have hated me with a burning passion.

At least the 310.70 gave me a few more frames in Battlefield on the gtx 580... So it somewhat worked. tongue.gif Just can't use battlelog or anything else on my computer with it installed.
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