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Everything's working great here with the 320.18 drivers....just saying.

I wonder if there are latency improvements in this driver revision. Some of my games seem smoother compared to the 314.22 drivers.

That is exactly what I am experiencing with the driver and glad they have addressed it for some games, (just a shame if it's come at the cost of other issues). A Perceivably smoother experience. As before I was experiencing a lot of perceivable frame timing issues.
    
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rolling back down to 314.22 as a precaution..
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I've been using 320.18 since it launched and I've been fine, benching and Last Light?
     
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So what do 780 owners do?
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Isn't there be some unspoken universal rule much like the doctors hippocratic oath, though shalt not do no harm?
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Should I uninstall the drivers?
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Thought I would chime in...


Using SLI 470s right now. Did not have any issues with the new driver until today. My video cards would just without warning lose output and computer would randomly restart since this morning. Usually upon resuming from sleep it would happen.


Whether it is damaging GPUs or not, the drivers are definitely unstable. I rolled back to 314.22 and no issues so far...hopefully it stays that way.


I do have a GTX 780 on the way and am not sure I want to install these drivers on the card until they come up with some fix. Rather not take the chance on frying my 650 $ GPU.
    
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While I agree, that's just something we have to do as a smaller site to gain attention. It's not incorrect, just not necessarily politically incorrect. If I had said "320.18 WHQL Display Drivers are causing Artifacts", it just wouldn't get as much attention. Just a part of writing that we as a smaller site have to do for now.
I've read rumors (nothing confirmed) that the drivers some how caused an increase in voltages. The 500 series were known to have questionable VRM's, and smaller amounts of overvolting can cause the caps to pop. Oddly enough, the only cards I can recall being damaged from the updates were 500 series.

Just a reminder that this is a senstionalist article.
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GTX 780's should be good with 314.22 as I remember seeing a post earlier about not rolling drivers for the 780
because of it's recent release but I don't see a problem while it shouldn't or wouldn't work.
the GTX 780 is a cut down version of Titan which has been out for months now.
(GTX 7) series the same tech as the GTX 6 series for the most part only difference is clocks and Boost 2.0.

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post #360 of 1424
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Originally Posted by Kand View Post

Just a reminder that this is a senstionalist article.

With the amount of people coming forward with issues -- Even Guru 3D mods...While it may be "sensationalist" there is a real issue at hand.

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GTX 780's should be good with 314.22 as I remember seeing a post earlier about not rolling drivers for the 780
because of it's recent release but I don't see a problem while it shouldn't or wouldn't work.
the GTX 780 is a cut down version of Titan which has been out for months now.
(GTX 7) series the same tech as the GTX 6 series for the most part only difference is clocks and Boost 2.0.

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When you break down a driver, there is a list of supported cards in the driver coding.

TMK; the 780 is NOT a supported card prior to 320...Thus, the issue 780 owners, have.
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