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Hi.

This card I have crashes in BF4.

It crashes:

* At stock
* With added voltage to support factory OC
* With mild OC
* With a large OC
* The above, with/without +Power (20%)

So - is this card faulty, or is it a driver/BF4 issue? I'm particularly keen to talk to other DCUII users playing BF4. It works in Furmark/Valley/Heaven, and sometimes artifacts in GW2.
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BF4 is just crap for now. It has NOTHING to do with the card not being able to handle BF4.

I just finished the campaign which I enjoyed and the only issue I had with it was I'd almost finished the 6th mission when the game crashed and I had to start the mission over or it wouldn't stop crashing.

I just tried to play multiplayer and it crashed after a couple minutes... ridiculous.

And what the hell's with the distorted / stretched Vision. It's more visible with FOV set to 120 but it's still there at 60. The game looks terrible because of it. It's like the center of your screen is as it should be but everything around it is stretched toward the side of the screen. And it's not just me, a friend with an entirely different computer gets the same crap.
Playing the campaign I didn't have that issue so why would it happen in multiplayer...
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what beta? i used V7 the other day with BF4 and it worked. yesterday, i saw V8, so i used that and played BF4 SP and MP no issues. Single card, though. I just installed it to my intel rig, i'll go back and try to finish SP today.

edit: btw, stay away from furmark. check your temps using HwInfo64. It will show temps for both core and vrms. keep them under 80C.
Edited by rdr09 - 11/2/13 at 4:46am
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I should've mentionned that I do have the Asus DC2T R9 280X and it worked throughout the campaign at stock clocks with Beta 6 with settings maxed out.
I had no artifacting or texture glitches nor even sudden fps drops. It was 100% stable throughout the entire campaign.

Btw, your signature says you've got a VTX3D 7870 XT/LE. Might want to keep that up to date so people can know exactly what you've got when trying to help you thumb.gif


EDIT: on my 5th game of TD and it's running just fine with my DC2T @stock.
To fix the stretched vision thing I just reset my video settings and set it back to ultra.

Set HUD to 0% and all that fixed was the actual HUD while playing. The rest still looks like I'm playing on an upscaled X360 game.
Edited by steelkevin - 11/2/13 at 5:38am
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Hmm

Perhaps it's just BF4. It's not artifacted in GW2 for ages.
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It's definitely BF4 dude. 100% sure of that.

Your card is most likely just fine! They really need to roll out some patches to address all this crashing. I don't know of anyone playing BF4 right now that isn't crashing.
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I'm not.

Haven't had a single crash. Not even a server crash actually.
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It's definitely BF4 dude. 100% sure of that.

Your card is most likely just fine! They really need to roll out some patches to address all this crashing. I don't know of anyone playing BF4 right now that isn't crashing.

Really?

I mean, it's stable in furmark, valley and heaven but it's so crashy in BF4. I wonder if adding a vew mv to my CPU OC will help.
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