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post #91 of 1424
Bit overkill isn't that? You could just uninstall and install the older version. tongue.gif

I'm happily sitting on 320.00 though, guess I won't update.
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post #92 of 1424
I dont have any problems with this driver, must be some rare cases.
post #93 of 1424
320.18 runs fine for some but I am not in that group. I was getting random shutdowns while gaming and my bottom 670 which is normally 4-5C cooler than the top card was averaging 8-10C higher than the top card. Temp issue was most likely related to the odd voltages I was seeing in Precision X. I got rid of every Nvidia file, folder and registry entry and rolled back to 314.22. Now I have no problems whatsoever. I would not recommend anyone use these drivers unless they are ready to upgrade anyway. Looks like Nvidia may have taken the broken driver crown with this one rolleyes.gif
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Maybe the driver is boosting cards that weren't supposed to boost. thinking.gif
    
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post #95 of 1424
No problems with 320.18 with my GTX 670. Been playing Neverwinter every day with these drivers installed and haven't noticed any problems.

Then again, I don't ever use things like Driver Sweeper or other driver cleaning utilities and I'm scared they're actually doing more harm than the official uninstaller. I honestly don't trust them but that's a discussion for another topic. tongue.gif
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And people complain about AMD drivers? LOL. Atleast AMD is not destroying peoples thousand dollar gpus. Nvidia hasnt even pulled the driver yet despite numerous people having dead cards. At the very least it should be pulled until it is reevaluated. Looks like AMD is getting my money this year.
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No issues here, but I haven't been doing any gaming, as I was revising for my exams
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Quote:
Originally Posted by charlesquik View Post

And people are saying amd driver are bad and they praise nvidia drivers. ohhh the irony wink.gif

Indeed, and this isn't the first time Nvidia has killed GPU's with a driver, remember the GTX 590?

So older cards are dying but the 7XX series and Titan are fine? Anybody think Nvidia want you to have to buy a new GPU? tongue.gif

Oh well HD 8970 will be out soon, I'm pretty sure it will ship with a driver that won't kill it as well thumb.gif
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post #99 of 1424
I've had nothing but problems with the latest drivers. After 5-10min I would get insane artifacts in bf3. I rolled back to 314.22 and everything seems fine.

EDIT: this is happening with my gtx680 if it matters.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pheonix777z View Post

Indeed, and this isn't the first time Nvidia has killed GPU's with a driver, remember the GTX 590?

So older cards are dying but the 7XX series and Titan are fine? Anybody think Nvidia want you to have to buy a new GPU? tongue.gif

Oh well HD 8970 will be out soon, I'm pretty sure it will ship with a driver that won't kill it as well thumb.gif

from what this thread showed so far, the problems became apparent with 4xx series cards, specifically 460's so far.
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