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post #1 of 16
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hi all.......ok

i seem to have a problem with this game about 10mins in pixels start to drag across the screen until it gets so covered with crap the screen goes blank
and states ''company of heroes has stopped working this program needs to close''
after this happens i cant play or run anything that reqires the GPU i.e.
COD4 / MOH A / FARCRY / 3DMARK06 / FUR RENDERER .....all these apps run all day long with no issues until i play C of H .....when this game fails nothing else will work until i restart the machine

i thought it was ram related cos 2 of my sticks are cheap & have been overvolted for some time now ...i started getting random BSODs so i backed the OC off & it seemed fine.....
im really hoping its not the GPU but im starting to think it could be software related cos the other games run fine
its really annoying as this game is just SUPERB
please help !!!!!!!!!

your views will be much apprieciated
sorry its long winded
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post #2 of 16
by "pixels start to drag" you mean the vertex of some models are spiking ?

I got that before GPU was done too much heat. On another GPU it was a driver problem.
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i had the exact same problem with my graphics card (radeon x850) and cod4 it is a driver problem. check for new drivers, try reinstalling the drivers, if nothing, then reinstall it.
post #4 of 16
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these are the drivers i have on my drive.....

169.25.....171.16......171.20.....174.16

im currently running ..171.20 which one shall i change it too ??????
thanx..
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post #5 of 16
I have no problems with that game on my 8800GTS with the 169.25 drivers. So give those a shot.

I did have CoH problems after using Nvidia nTune - so avoid that app.
     
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that seems to have got it !!!!!!!!!!! 169.25 it is
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post #7 of 16
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ok that did not solve the problem .....it just takes longer to crash now....

could it be ram related it seems to crap out when things get heavy
but only in this game ...WHY !!!!!!!!

if i reinstall this game how can i save the data so as not to start over again

thanx....????
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post #8 of 16
if you get spike in game its only a gpu problems. I'm sorry to say that but ram cant be the cause of vertex messing around.
Wait you mean the problem isn't in the others games ?

for saving data check the folders appdata
post #9 of 16
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if you get spike in game its only a gpu problems. I'm sorry to say that but ram cant be the cause of vertex messing around.
Wait you mean the problem isn't in the others games ?

for saving data check the folders appdata
yes thats what he means. Does this happen with any other hardware-intense RTSs? Meaning not some old RTS that any system can handle, but a new one

If you have another RTS you can try, try it. If not, my post is kind of worthless.
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post #10 of 16
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no other games just this one....??
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