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currently using this driver so far no problems at all boxing3.gif
post #32 of 1424
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Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

+1, I haven't had any problem with this driver either.

Same here, used them since they came out.

While some people have had issues with the drivers, I doubt they're killing cards.
post #33 of 1424
If this is a new issue, you can just look at release notes and deduce what it is by looking at what changed from working versions: http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/320.18/320.18-win8-win7-winvista-desktop-release-notes.pdf

Biggest change is GTX 780 support, with the new GPU boost. It'd be interesting to see if someone having these problems can monitor clock speeds and voltages on the cards, as well as temps, to see if the new boost is doing something like overclocking cards it's not supposed to overclock.

Other than that the release notes are a bunch of bugfixes. Unless they completely botched some bug fixes and made tons of new bugs, I'd lean more towards it being a problem with a new feature.

It's never fun to lose hardware and I feel sorry for the folks who have issues.
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That explains the artifacts I was getting in BF3 eek.gif I'm really freaked out tongue.gif Gonna revert back to 314.22.......
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Lol. Better safe than sorry folks, rollback!! If it's no good, there's no reason for keeping unstable and psychopatix drivers

Obligatory joke: Nvidia has the bigger "dies". When you're enjoying your card, new driver releases with "hot" improvements ...your card boosts to bust, and many "die"...I wonder if it's a mad scheme by Nvidia to push consumers to renew their cards. Buy next Nvidia generation, suckers!!6xx is so last year were gonna autodestruct them for you. Don't thank us, were providing you with the usual awesome support...Support us!! biggrin.gif
    
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interesting, I went to control panel, uninstalled NVIDIA Graphics Driver 320.18, restarted, went to back to control panel to see if any nvidia stuff left and it had installed 314.22 by itself
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Originally Posted by sdlvx View Post

If this is a new issue, you can just look at release notes and deduce what it is by looking at what changed from working versions: http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/320.18/320.18-win8-win7-winvista-desktop-release-notes.pdf

Biggest change is GTX 780 support, with the new GPU boost. It'd be interesting to see if someone having these problems can monitor clock speeds and voltages on the cards, as well as temps, to see if the new boost is doing something like overclocking cards it's not supposed to overclock.

Other than that the release notes are a bunch of bugfixes. Unless they completely botched some bug fixes and made tons of new bugs, I'd lean more towards it being a problem with a new feature.

It's never fun to lose hardware and I feel sorry for the folks who have issues.

The Nvidia GeForce experience did the exact opposite of what it claimed in its mission statement after I ran the settings through some benchmarks. So I ended up removing it completely by skipping it with a fresh install.
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The Nvidia GeForce experience did the exact opposite of what it claimed in its mission statement after I ran the settings through some benchmarks. So I ended up removing it completely by skipping it with a fresh install.

That's interesting, I haven't been with Nvidia since 8800GTS, so I'm a little out of the loop. I thought the GExp was part of a separate program? Is it really part of the drivers?
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EDIT:
That's interesting, I haven't been with Nvidia since 8800GTS, so I'm a little out of the loop. I thought the GExp was part of a separate program? Is it really part of the drivers?

If you perform a new upgrade, the program's ticked by default.
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I just tried to run AutoCAD on an Intel HD 2000.

It didn't even boot.
Edited by A Bad Day - 6/9/13 at 11:16am
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