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GTX 460 issues

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by Rapidfire48, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. Rapidfire48

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    Guys I recently switched from ATI to Nvidia. I am pleased with my choice but when I play BC2 I have been crashing for no reason at all. The card runs cool and is not oc'd by me only by the company.

    This is my card
    ASUS ENGTX460 DirectCU TOP
    I am running Win 7 64

    Any suggestion or solution would be appreciated .
     
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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    can you elaborate on the crashing aspect? does it drop from the menu, does it drop from in game?

    if in game just it freeze/crash or just plop you back to dekstop?

    if it is freezing does it require a reboot or just CTRL+ALT+DEL..

    as a first suggestion I'd say run a 'driversweeper' program to get rid of all ATI+NV drivers, they're very easy to find, and reinstall WHQL nvidia drivers fresh.
     
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    Just crashes to desktop. The game will freeze for a second or just go to DT.
     
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    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    definitely try what I said with the driver sweeper and report back, also which ATi card did you have before the GTX460?
     
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    Does sound like an ATi to Nvidia problem. But there could be a hidden variable there also, do you have your CPU or the card overclocked?
     
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    Provided it's not driver conflicts......I'd say use Precision or MSI Afterburner to downclock the card and retest.....if it plays fine then return the card for a vanilla version....save yourself the coin and OC it yourself.

    Hope it helps. :)
     
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    It was the drivers. I thought I got them all out but when I ran the cleaner there was a few stragglers. Thanks guy.
     
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    does it happen when you run any other games? BC2 has a lot of bugs still.
     
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    was just BC 2. I believe it is fixed now.
     
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    good to hear :toast: enjoy your BC2'in
     
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    Ok guys I have tried numerous things and the crashing is still there. I uninstalled all of the drivers and popped in my old 4850 and it ran fine. The 460 continues to have crashing issues. Should I not install 3D vision drivers?
     
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    It is time to close this thread. the card ended up being bad and i am awaiting a new one. thanks for all the replies guys.
     

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