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Hello denizens of OCN. I bought a Gigabyte P35K upon release as it was light, sleek looking and had some power to it (as I use my PC for professional use and gaming).

Lately, I'd say for the last month or so it's been giving me hell. I'll play League of Legends and I'll get normal FPS and everything is fine.. The next day it will constantly crash with FPS staying between 15-30.. The same is with CS:GO. So I update my drivers to the latest and lo and behold it works (this is with no updates to the games themselves). So I'll be good for a few days suddenly it does it again.. Only there is no new driver, so I roll back the driver and it works again for a few days until it breaks again and I have to go to the latest drivers..

Any ideas? I'm stumped and I'm not finding anything online with someone having the same problem as me.

edit: Lo too hard to spel.
Edited by Lelouch - 3/13/14 at 8:36pm
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Do you mean "lo and behold"? :) (it means "Look and behold")

 

Anyway, the only thing that I can think of is Windows Update might be installing a driver and replacing the one that you're installing. Do you have it set to automatically download and install updates? If so, then change that to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them". Then, when new updates are available, look for any display drivers. If you find any, right-click them and choose "Hide update".

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Do you mean "lo and behold"? smile.gif (it means "Look and behold")

Anyway, the only thing that I can think of is Windows Update might be installing a driver and replacing the one that you're installing. Do you have it set to automatically download and install updates? If so, then change that to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them". Then, when new updates are available, look for any display drivers. If you find any, right-click them and choose "Hide update".

I'll try this out, had not considered that. Will report back.
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I'll try this out, had not considered that. Will report back.

 

Thanks. I'm hoping that this is it!

 

Another thing that you can do in addition to this, is, open the Start Menu, type change device installation settings (or just type whatever is needed for this to be selected. for me that is "change d") and then press Enter.

 

After that make it look like this:

 

DeviceInstallationSettings.png 

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