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I don't see how this is possible. It reminds of of when I was a kid and idiot kids I went to school with told me their computer got a virus and it caused it to melt.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Swolern View Post

Agree 320 drivers are garbage and unstable. WTH does WHQL mean now a days?
Its been a while, but I think it just means it installs correctly and isn't malicious to windows.

Basically MS looks over it, sees where and what it installs, and puts their stamp on it. Sometimes actually testing other things. Plus the driver maker has to pay for all of this.
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free 760ti for everyone,

nvidia
the way it means to be forgiven
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post #144 of 1424
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free 760ti for everyone, that is the only way it`s mean to forgive nvidia

AKA 670?
 
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Originally Posted by Citra View Post

For me, the screen would randomly lose signal with a gtx 460.

This just happened with my 660. "DVI No Signal."

Came to see if it was maybe driver related and...found this thread.

Rolling back.
 
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free 760ti for everyone,

nvidia
the way it means to be forgiven

Most likely response from a typical corporate: "We're sorry about the destruction of your GTX 480... But since you purchased it from a manufacturer (such as Asus or Sapphire), it's up to them to resolve the issue."

Asus/Sapphire/etc: "Dude, your GPU broke AFTER your warranty expired. And you OCed it! What are you tripping on?"


Nividia (after a flood of POed customers): Free $30 worth of F2P ingame currency for everyone!

OR: "We're sorry. That is all."
Edited by A Bad Day - 6/9/13 at 4:56pm
post #147 of 1424
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Originally Posted by A Bad Day View Post

Most likely response from a typical corporate: "We're sorry about the destruction of your GTX 480... But since you purchased it from a manufacturer (such as Asus or Sapphire), it's up to them to resolve the issue."

Asus/Sapphire/etc: "Dude, your GPU broke AFTER your warranty expired. And you OCed it! What are you tripping on?"

Don't know anything about RMA's, I've never had the bad luck of having to do one in 15 years of hardware purchases(banging my head on wood!!), so please correct me if I'm wrong...couldn't the manufacturer argue that since it is a driver problem and not anything to do with the hardware, it's Nvidia's responsability?
    
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That awkward moment when you have these drivers and nothing is wrong headscratch.gif

can you imagine how many AMD users experience this moment every time they look on an internet forum? crazy stuff right?
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If software can damage expensive hardware, then virus authors are "doing it wrong".
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Actually, thinking back. There has been two issues with these drivers.

Halo Custom Edition, when I boot its just a blank screen. Not like its disconnected, because my 2nd monitor works fine. Just like the game isn't displaying anything.

And Crysis 2 did this weird thing that was fixed with a reboot of the game.
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