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Best stable drivers for Nvidia 5xx series GPU?

Aksh_47

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#1
Hi guys, im trying to find a stable driver for my GTX 560, and ive tried the 301.42.. but experienced probs on both.. i get errors like 'Nvidia driver has stopped working and has recovered'.. and my card was just RMAd.. the older 306.xx drivers i used earlier, killed my card.. so now wat would be best, 306.97 or 310 Beta?
 

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Im using 301.42 on my 580 with no issues,you sure your card doesnt have a deeper issue?
 
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I'm using the 306.97 without issue.
 

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I'm using the latest Beta Drivers for my two 570's and had no issues at all. Guildwars 2 crashed once, but that game is unstable...
 

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I dont know wats wrong but im having really bad performance, getting just 20-30 frames in Borderlands 2.. that too at a resolution of 1366x768.. with a highly OCd 560 which matches the 560 ti in performance.
 

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#6
Last time I had this problem with my 580, a small bump in PCIe voltage on my mobo fixed it. It seems the more you put through the bus on some Intel setups, the more the PCIe voltage droops.