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how do i make this directx error go away?

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playing bf3, it freezes (whether my card is stock or oc, same thing it crashes!) and this message pops up:

device hung due to badly formed commands
    
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I get this on unstable overclocks some times...or overclocks that will work with a touch more vcore.

it might be needing more volts at the stock settings.
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eh i reverted back to windows 7.

my oc works fine now and no errors.

i'll go back to windows 8 when bf4 comes out and if it still acts like an idiot i'll keep using 7.

windows 8 = what a joke. why should i downclock the hardware i paid 500 bucks for?
    
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eh i reverted back to windows 7.

my oc works fine now and no errors.

i'll go back to windows 8 when bf4 comes out and if it still acts like an idiot i'll keep using 7.

windows 8 = what a joke. why should i downclock the hardware i paid 500 bucks for?

This was a directx error right? Not a BSOD? There's a good chance you need to reinstall DirectX as ridiculous as that sounds. Run the web installer: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35 Try this out when you're ready to try Windows 8 again.
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