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I recently installed my new GTX 465. It came with Mafia II.

The problem is that if I launch Mafia II after a reboot, I can run it for maybe 10 minutes before it crashes. After the crash, all other games I've installed will not work either. Reopening Mafia II is an instant crash with graphical errors.

All other games will work just fine if I try it before Mafia II. Also, after the crash, my IE and other programs will show graphics errors as well. This happens at stock everything (CPU and GPU), too. It's only Mafia II that does this. Like I said earlier, every other game I can play with overclocked settings.

Any one else have this problem or have any fixes? I'm currently on 260.99 drivers. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling drivers several times (and using Driver Sweeper as well).
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post #2 of 16
Try running a GPU Stress test like OCCT or FurMark Burn Mode.
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I've run all of those without errors. I'm absolutely sure I haven't maxed out my GTX 465 yet either.
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Mafia II is unstable IMO
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You have the same problem that many people have, including myself. The problem is not from your graphics card or processor, but because of terrible support from 2k. For some reason they will not even admit that there is a bug that renders your computer literally useless. The first time I crashed I honestly thought my card was dying; every program I ran was corrupted, and the only way to fix it was to reboot.

You can ask the forums at 2k, but I tried and received absolutely no help. I'm still waiting for a fix to this because so far I pretty much threw $50 away. Here are some pages you can look at; maybe they'll help you.

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/822031-random-crashes-mafia-2-a.html

http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1415465

http://segmentnext.com/2010/08/24/mafia-2-errors-crashes-ati-fix-physx-fix-graphics-bugs/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hyujmn;11940250 
I've run all of those without errors. I'm absolutely sure I haven't maxed out my GTX 465 yet either.

Sounds like its getting hot. Are you monitor temps? Its a stressful game.
I just barely max it out w/ 2-480's. And it will still dip in the 40's
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I think its normal, my Ati 5850 did the same thing with Mafia 2, i thought my card was dying because i get artifacts on Crysis Warhead and other games after Mafia 2 random crash, also i get errors with Internet Explorer while trying to watch videos from youtube, etc, but after a reboot everything was working fine, so i just played Mafia 2 until it crash and then reboot the computer, then i uninstall the game when ive finished.

Im with the GTX 570 now and i only have the Mafia 2 benchmark so i cannot confirm if i still have that problem frown.gif but i think its the game itself and not a card problem because mi 5850 was working fine after all and even now in other machine is doing it great.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DrFPS;11941049 
Sounds like its getting hot. Are you monitor temps? Its a stressful game.
I just barely max it out w/ 2-480's. And it will still dip in the 40's

Nope, temps don't go past 65c.
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Hmm. Just for reference, I've played Mafia II for many hours (12+) the last two days without one incident on my oc'ed 570 and q9550. I dunno, but if it doesnt happen to me and others, the core game engine itself seems to be ok. If it is merely broken, everyone should experience what you people describe, so there got to be something specific causing this error, if not the pure stress of it. I had a similar problem with my stock cooled gtx280 and Fallout 3 at the time. No other games had problems, but because the card was borderline unstable it crashed in fallout 3 of some reason. After getting a custom cooler it never crashed again.

It doesnt have to be the core temp. It can be vrm's, the shaders or whatever which does not necessarily get monitored.

Using the whql 263.09 drivers here, which honestly have worked perfectly in all games I've tried since getting the card (at least 20+ games and benches, some more thoroughly tested than others). I'll stay away from the betas as I have no problems with BC2 either, possibly because I dont have a i7.
    
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I've run GPU stress tests for hours with no errors or artifacting. I refuse to believe that 90 seconds of Mafia II can get my VRMs/memory/core hotter than 4 hrs of Furmark.

Also, considering that more than one person has also described my exact problem, there may be some sort of problem with the game.

Oh well. At least it was free.
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