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Here are the essential parts of my rig:

i5 3570K CPU
Asus P8Z77 V-LK Motherboard
Team Elite 2x4GB (8 GB) RAM at 1333 Mhz
MSI Power Edition GTX 670

None of the hardware in my PC is overclocked.

Problem:

I'm having way too many crashes in games than I am comfortable with. Heavily graphical games seem to cause my GPU to go haywire.

The most common mishap that I get when playing PC games is the dreaded "(application) has stopped working" spontaneously happening during gameplay.

The most recent effects that made me worry about my GPU is Far Cry 3 always getting the graphics glitch no matter what settings I change (rolling out different drivers, changing game settings, etc.).

The amount of problems I get while PC gaming is leading me to believe that I must have a faulty GPU. Before my 670, I used a Radeon HD 3850 and I rarely had problems with it for several years. There are no traces of old AMD drivers on my PC since I installed my 670.

Anyone got an idea what could be going on?
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Did you sweep out the old drivers?
    
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Originally Posted by Costcosaurus View Post

Here are the essential parts of my rig:

i5 3570K CPU
Asus P8Z77 V-LK Motherboard
Team Elite 2x4GB (8 GB) RAM at 1333 Mhz
MSI Power Edition GTX 670

None of the hardware in my PC is overclocked.

Problem:

I'm having way too many crashes in games than I am comfortable with. Heavily graphical games seem to cause my GPU to go haywire.

The most common mishap that I get when playing PC games is the dreaded "(application) has stopped working" spontaneously happening during gameplay.

The most recent effects that made me worry about my GPU is Far Cry 3 always getting the graphics glitch no matter what settings I change (rolling out different drivers, changing game settings, etc.).

The amount of problems I get while PC gaming is leading me to believe that I must have a faulty GPU. Before my 670, I used a Radeon HD 3850 and I rarely had problems with it for several years. There are no traces of old AMD drivers on my PC since I installed my 670.

Anyone got an idea what could be going on?

Is your gpu stock? Or do you have it overclocked? I have that same gpu as you, I have gotten the application has stopped working before due to unstable gpu overclocks. I just run it stock now as its regular kepler boost is not too far off of the max stable oc that I could get.
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Is your gpu stock? Or do you have it overclocked?
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None of the hardware in my PC is overclocked.
    
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Are you running the CPU/GPU stock or overclocked? What are the system temps?
    
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Would you happen to have another graphics card you can try? Or another system in which to try the 670?
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What kinda psu do your have and on the off chance did you plug in the gpu?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by banging34hzs View Post

What kinda psu do your have and on the off chance did you plug in the gpu?
Cooler Master Silent Pro M 850W

For the past several months I've been having issues while gaming. The reason I was able to bare with those issues was because they didn't bother me a whole lot since it was not every game I would have a problem unless it was graphically intensive.
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Hmm this too happens too me, last night Tried playing Far Cry3, GTA IV, Max Payne 3, Dirt 3 all app not responding errors, but then bf3, crysis 3 never crash :/
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Which version of Nvidia drivers do you use?
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