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Okay what the hell is up with this new driver (285.62), I just installed it right now and my entire screen went black and the driver crashed while I was on the desktop

Not looking good I'm afraid, crashed at idle so it'll be a mission trying to game with it. Back to my 266.58 for now, let me stabalize my overclock first. On that note, I'm actually quite happy that my chip does 5ghz, yeah it takes 1.43/1.44

Anyways I'll try my best with this driver, but if it gives me too many problems at idle then hell no
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Okay what the hell is up with this new driver (285.62), I just installed it right now and my entire screen went black and the driver crashed while I was on the desktop

Not looking good I'm afraid, crashed at idle so it'll be a mission trying to game with it. Back to my 266.58 for now, let me stabalize my overclock first. On that note, I'm actually quite happy that my chip does 5ghz, yeah it takes 1.43/1.44

Anyways I'll try my best with this driver, but if it gives me too many problems at idle then hell no
um that has been happening to mine remember? I was getting driver crashed and recovered at even desktop level! I found a tweak for the drivers which seems to work great one is turning off the TDR in regedit
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I'm not having any trouble with it, touch wood. Is it the same after a driver sweep?
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I'm not having any trouble with it, touch wood. Is it the same after a driver sweep?
Same here, mine has not crashed since I installed it and runs great.
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Read my test review: The latest Nvidia graphics drivers seem to have issues with memory overclocks, even factory overclocks. Take them back to reference levels (Core Voltage overclocks are fine). That will most likely solve the issue if nothing else seems to work.

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New Beta drivers are out too.
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Updated my thread. Cheers
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Apologies for the lack of updates redface.gif

I've been very busy and haven't had much time to go over this. Once I get a little more familiar with the new OCN and get a few hour's spare I'll be sure to post results of a few more drivers.

Thank you for your patience. thumb.gif
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I would like to see what you think about the new Beta's 285.79 I have heard some good things myself and I have a question for you, HAVE you noticed that the drivers have gotten much bigger in file size? I mean they went from a 70mb file to almost 200mb now? what are they adding???
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what are they adding???
PhysX driver
HDAudio driver
3DVision driver
3DVision USB driver
NV Update

and some other *****...
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