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I have had no issues with this driver and i use it on both my new 770 and my old 660 Ti.
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post #152 of 1424
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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.

sorry about that. wow.
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post #153 of 1424
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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.

Lol. Crysis 2 on drugs without drugs.

Were you OCing? Maybe your card overheated and started throwing those pretty colors. My 2 ATI cards don't do that, they have flickering textures and black screen/lock up when temps/OC are too high, but I remember my Nvidia cards use to throw all the color gamut when my OC was about to crap on itself.
    
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The only time I remember Nvidia having a similar problem, was with a driver that somehow stopped the fan from spinning and fried many GPU's. I think it was around the GTX 280 time?
post #155 of 1424
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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?

That's what I'm also somewhat concerned about...

I never enjoyed trying to resolve a blame game over email. A few days ago, I contacted my university because of a glitch with the math placement system. They told me to contact the company that was managing the system, because the university doesn't manage it.

Then the company said that the problem lies with the university, since they designed the format of the test and review material.

I then contacted the university, and again they said it was the company's fault.

You get the point of what happened next when I contacted the company again.
post #156 of 1424
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Lol. Crysis 2 on drugs without drugs.

Were you OCing? Maybe your card overheated and started throwing those pretty colors. My 2 ATI cards don't do that, they have flickering textures and black screen/lock up when temps/OC are too high, but I remember my Nvidia cards use to throw all the color gamut when my OC was about to crap on itself.
No, I don't typically OC graphics cards. I have afterburner set to keep the temps around 70, it rarely gets to 73 even on a warm day.
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Had this driver stop the fan on my old 480 from ramping up in another rig. Card was getting warm but owning Fermi's got me used to monitoring temps on a regular basis so I noticed this was happening.

No issues with my 680 so far.
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The only time I remember Nvidia having a similar problem, was with a driver that somehow stopped the fan from spinning and fried many GPU's. I think it was around the GTX 280 time?

590 release driver, if I recall correctly.
    
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if you're gonna troll at least get your facts straight

680 was cheaper and edged the 7970.

Did you include all of those game promotions that come with the 7970? Each one of those is worth $60.
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The only time I remember Nvidia having a similar problem, was with a driver that somehow stopped the fan from spinning and fried many GPU's. I think it was around the GTX 280 time?


it was in the WHQL 100s.. I think 180s.. Can't really remember. It just strikes me as funny as this is the SECOND Nvidia Driver in 4 years to cause hardware failures and I have never heard of an AMD driver that caused the actual hardware to fail yet we consistently hear the mantra on tech forums "AMD DRIVERS SUXORZ!!!"
 
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