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I would put my money on it being the driver...
   
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post #22 of 31
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Well, I have figured something out, when I turn down the PCI-E speed to version 1.0 everything runs fine, however 2.0 and above don't. My question is, do I need to replace the CPU or the mobo, I know that Ivy Bridge has the PCI-E controller built in but maybe this is a hard ware issue with the mobo. What are your thoughts.
post #23 of 31
You could try cleaning and reseating the CPU first. If that doesn't work, I guess you're going to have to try your CPU in a different board to see if it works OK then.

Is the CPU overclocked? Have you tried going back to stock CPU speed?
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post #24 of 31
Try some compressed air on the Mobo PCI-E slot and clean the connector on the card and try again.
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Download "who crashed" and check which is the problem.
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post #26 of 31
try using single ram stick?
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post #27 of 31
OP

I'm going to say it is 100% driver related.
I went from a GTX470 to a GTX780 last friday.
Did the normal uninstall drivers, clean boot, reinstall.

Played Metro LL and it ran at 10 FPS. No matter settings, or trying new drivers.

There are 2 things you need to do.
1. Make sure your Motherboard BIOS is either the latest release or a very current version.
2. Use CCleaner and Driver Sweeper (driver fusion now) and remove All Nvidia and AMD drivers.
boot in a Clean state - to reduce the number of running programs, including Precision and Afterburner
then install the newest WHQL driver ONLY
Then you can install the physx driver or other drivers.

When you use the cleaning software...
In Windows Uninstall all drivers - Win8 go to settings and find where to disable Download and install program automatically, or disconnect internet.
Reboot
Reboot into safe mode - run cleaners.
reboot
Install new drivers
reboot
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Give that a whirl, should work thumb.gif
GTX780 is very sensitive to driver conflict.
Edited by Aparition - 7/23/13 at 7:11am
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post #28 of 31
When a PC freezes, then I would lean towards RAM modules.

1. Make sure timing are well set in the BIOS
2. Run them @ stock (no XMP profile)
2. try to run with each module alone to identify the culprit
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post #29 of 31
Try updating the MOBO drivers.
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post #30 of 31
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I finally figured out the issue, it was the motherboard. I ended up buying another P8Z77-I Deluxe and that solved the issue.
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