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Unfortunatly it seems that i have a problem with my GTX 460 SC EE, The problem is after a while the card downclocks to 2D and stays there, unless i reboot the computer.

This is not the first time, it happened a few weeks back and i thought i sorted the problem out with reinstalling Windows, it seems that the problem is back now though

Here are some pictures of when the card down clocked while in kombuster, I was using this to check temperatures under load as the sound of the fan is pretty loud on this card but then this happened.

First image is the card running kombuster, then the GPU usage and temperatures dropped.



This image is showing the 2D clocks while still running kombuster.





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I can't even overclock the card without it getting too hot either, or the fan gets way too loud. I also use this for Folding@home and have been getting incredibly slow work units too. Normally takes about 1h 30 mins to 2h 30 mins depending on the unit with 10k + PPD but sometimes only getting 3K ppd and taking allot longer to complete.

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New drivers have been released today. Give them a try. Also AB might be conflicting with the Nvidia drivers!
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Do you reboot the system much or at all? With my faulty Palit 460, once the drivers crashed and recovered, it wouldn't go higher than those clocks until I rebooted the system.

If all else fails, RMA the card.
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New drivers have been released today. Give them a try. Also AB might be conflicting with the Nvidia drivers!
I'll give then a try, the problem is it happened a few weaks ago when i was using the 25x.xx drivers so im not convinced tha'ts the problem.

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Do you reboot the system much or at all? With my faulty Palit 460, once the drivers crashed and recovered, it wouldn't go higher than those clocks until I rebooted the system.

If all else fails, RMA the card.
Yeah i have to reboot the system for the clocks to restore. I also reboot once a day anyways so that's not a problem.
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I'll give then a try, the problem is it happened a few weaks ago when i was using the 25x.xx drivers so im not convinced tha'ts the problem.



Yeah i have to reboot the system for the clocks to restore. I also reboot once a day anyways so that's not a problem.
I suspect you have a dying or faulty card on your hands then. If you registered the card with EVGA go and create a support ticket, explain what happens and request an RMA. They should approve it and give you an RMA number to print without any testing BS
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I suspect you have a dying or faulty card on your hands then. If you registered the card with EVGA go and create a support ticket, explain what happens and request an RMA. They should approve it and give you an RMA number to print without any testing BS
Ah ok then There won't be any shipping charges or anything ill there? and i'll go and create a support ticket now telling them what I've said here.

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