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Hey guys, I've been having SLI issues with BF4, and although I've had on going problems with this game since release, I can narrow this current problem down to SLI. Such a demanding game I really would like to run SLI. Now, maybe it is the games fault, but I'd like to exhaust nearly every option before I reinstall windows. If you have ANY ideas of a SLI related problem that could cause this, it would be appreciated.

Symptoms: Randomly will black screen, maybe give a windows error noise ( not always ), and then restart or get stuck on black screens

Here is what I've done so far:


- Disabled nvidia shields streaming services ( Read they caused mem leaks )
- Uninstalled RivaTuner.
- Updated Network adapter ( Caused memory leaks on some systems ).
- Disabled NDU
- Everything is at stock clocks
- Under clocked video cards.
- Ran in 32bit mode.
- Repair BF4 install
- Uninstall & Reinstall C++ 2012 (both x86 & x64 versions) and re
- Clean NVIDIA installs, no 3D drivers installed this time
- Use FF instead of Chrome

Adding to the list:
- Reseat cards / clean cards. Clean SLI connection.
- Add some Voltage to VDC's.
- Underclock VDC's.
- Different SLI slots.
- Changing Physx to CPU or opposite VDC than normal.
- Changed power options to be on performance. PCI Express Power Savings Turned off.
- Installed on different SSD.



It's my sig rig, everything is set to stock right now. Win 8.1 64 bit. Thanks

Crash logs, not sure what is causing what:
"The local adapter does not support Bluetooth Low Energy."
"The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly."
Edited by DoomDash - 10/17/14 at 10:12pm
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I have had BF4 crashing issues in the past when I had the settings on quite high. The game has periodically had small VRAM leak issues and eventually the game will crash when the VRAM runs out. Right now I am running a mix of medium and high settings because the leak is back and its causing stutters when I get shot on the normal settings (which I tracked down to VRAM problems) but in the past I have had crashes as well. Might not be your issue or the current issue but its something I have encountered so might be worth dropping the settings down.
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Originally Posted by BrightCandle View Post

I have had BF4 crashing issues in the past when I had the settings on quite high. The game has periodically had small VRAM leak issues and eventually the game will crash when the VRAM runs out. Right now I am running a mix of medium and high settings because the leak is back and its causing stutters when I get shot on the normal settings (which I tracked down to VRAM problems) but in the past I have had crashes as well. Might not be your issue or the current issue but its something I have encountered so might be worth dropping the settings down.

Good pickup, im just having that problem now on ultra settings. The PC freezes, yet will run firestrike benchmark with no problems.

Looks like another patch for BF4 or drivers?
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Good pickup, im just having that problem now on ultra settings. The PC freezes, yet will run firestrike benchmark with no problems.

Looks like another patch for BF4 or drivers?

I don't know if enough people are getting our problems for them to even notice at this point.
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RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G,skill Ripjaw Z series 2400 32gb Samsung 840 Pro Seagate 3TB 7200 RPM  Western Digital mainstream 3TB  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 840 Pro LG Bluray Burner Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 Windows 10 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Monoprice 27" 2560x1440 IPS LED Razer Black Widow Tournament Edition Corsair RM1000 CoolerMaster Storm Trooper 
Other
EVGA SLI Bridge 
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Intel I7 870 @ 3.6 ghz ASUS P7P55D-E Pro EVGA 680 GTX 4gb EVGA 680 GTX 4gb 
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