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I got back to my dorm 5 minutes after they kicked everyone out of Caspian Border D: WHYYYY
They are changing the password. No idea what the new one is.
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im interested to know what the update does, I wish i had left my computer on at home so I could Remote in to start the DL
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im interested to know what the update does, I wish i had left my computer on at home so I could Remote in to start the DL
What update?
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What update?
i read a prior post that you can right click on the beta in Origin and force some update or something I'm not at home to try it
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I wanted to find out if any other users out there are experiencing problems with the new beta drivers from NVIDIA for the bf3 beta?

I got home last night with about 30minutes available to play BF3 and noticed that when i went into the video options and applied the changed settings, my pc black screen'd and completed locked up (had to manually shutdown).

I wiped the drivers and reinstalled, hoping it was just a corrupt driver file (I have not had ANY issues with my SLI setup with any other game). After the reinstall, i was able to fiddle with the video settings and not have any issues, however gameplay would only last 10-20 minutes before it did the same black screen lockup. The 3rd of 4rth time this happened i left the PC on the black screen, hoping it would recover and sure enough about 10 minutes later explorer came back up and showed that the nvidia driver had crashed.

I had a moderate overclock running on the graphics cards, so I dropped the core volts and frequencies back to reference. Game continued to have the exact same issues.

I noted that GPU temps on my top card (the hottest one) had peaked to 76c during gameplay (which doesnt seem too horrible) while the other card ran at a nice 69c peak. Within the nvidia control panel I have the Phys-x dedicated to GPU 2 only (as to avoid constant switching) and all other settings seem standard for the SLI setup.

I ran the game with full ultra settings and AA at 2x (recieved 40/65fps) and it looks absolutely stunning... I had v-sync turned on as well which seemed to help smooth things out.

I also noticed some odd occurances during the first 1-2 minutes of each game where the center of the screen (a 3-4" bar across the monitor) would flicker white for meer milliseconds in 2-3 second intervals. After it stops I don't see any sort of artifacting or other issues until the whole system locks up and black screens.

SO- when i get home tonight, I am going to drop all overclocks back to stock (cpu and gpu's). POSSIBLY do an OS reinstall. And re-paste the GPU with articsilver as opposed to the reference TIM that is still on them.

I'll take any other suggestions as well and see what happens. I built half of the rig for BF3 and I'll be damned if it doesnt work!


SO TELL ME OH GODS OF THE OCN, WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE ME DO!?


EDIT:
Uninstalling the new beta drivers, and reinstalling older drivers causes SERIOUS "artifacting" on the screen whenever action occurs. The game runs stable until a gun is shot or SPECIFICALLY an enemy shows up on the screen. (teammates do not cause this issue) and it causes serious frame studdering and major artifacting. soon as the action ceases. everything is fine.
Edited by kingpin4329 - 9/28/11 at 2:07pm
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How do you check if you are running DX11?
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heard this was the new one, sexylegs pw?
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heard this was the new one, sexylegs pw?
Doesn't work for me.
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Doesn't work for me.
well did they change it yet?
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hey guys, I just bought BF3 on origin. I wanna know how do I download the beta. Do I need any keys or do I just download through the site?

the reason I ask is because I couldn't find anything.

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