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Does evga make their own drivers ? Im having some pc issues and i was going to reinstall the video drivers. I see that nvidia has 169.21 and evga has 169.44. Originally i installed the nvidia drivers.

Anyone know why they are different and it seems the evga ones are newer ?
    
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Just use Nvidia's drivers from their site, it should solve the problem. I think the EVGA ones, are just branded, shouldn't be drastically different, I have no idea why they are new, I've never even heard of the 169.44's.
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I don't believe they do. If the have any available on their website they would be the Forceware drivers developed by nVidia. You can try the Omega or Xtreme-G drivers if you're having stability issues but don't expect a performance gain just because they are tweaked/modded.
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Does evga make their own drivers ? Im having some pc issues and i was going to reinstall the video drivers. I see that nvidia has 169.21 and evga has 169.44. Originally i installed the nvidia drivers.

Anyone know why they are different and it seems the evga ones are newer ?
If you check the driver URLs at EVGA.com.... you will notice they point to NVIDIA.
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Thanks guys, it seems i have much bigger problems now, gotta admit its wierd the drivers are at labelled differently ahh who cares. Thanks for the input , i originally used them from nvidia Instinct I guess
    
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Try uninstalling them with Driver Cleaner Pro and then resinstalling the drivers.
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Duckydude i know you rock and all but , Im up a creek w/o a paddle. the rig wont even boot anymore STOP: c000021a{fatal system error} The system has been shut down
    
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Duckydude i know you rock and all but , Im up a creek w/o a paddle. the rig wont even boot anymore STOP: c000021a{fatal system error} The system has been shut down
Are you sure that this is related to the video card driver? Try booting with everything at stock settings. If I were you, I'd just start fresh by reinstalling Windows. Sometimes it's just worth doing it the easy way out, sounds like something got really screwed up.
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Are you sure that this is related to the video card driver? Try booting with everything at stock settings. If I were you, I'd just start fresh by reinstalling Windows. Sometimes it's just worth doing it the easy way out, sounds like something got really screwed up.
No I am not sure of anything at this point. it all seems so random now
Ive been trying to run at stock settings and that hasnt been working out at all. at this point the pc doesnt boot anymore . it passed post shows the splash screen then goes dark then crashes with the error i said above. Windows logon process system process terminated unexpectedly

I may have to start from scratch. I have a ghost backup from 2 weeks ago when i completed the install dunno if i should use that or somehow it is corrupt also . I mean what are the chances
    
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If you check the driver URLs at EVGA.com.... you will notice they point to NVIDIA.
Firstly, I would like to clarify that I am indeed challenging ducky.

Really? I don't think so. The URLs point to eVGA



I can't tell if that works, but the pic is here http://img176.imageshack.us/my.php?i...5715168zw1.jpg

(school, lol)

As you can see, it is ftp.evga...so where is it pointing to nVidia's site?

edit: fixing link
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