Nvidia Yanks 196.75 Drivers to Investigate Overheating Reports

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jibran_pcc

 This is a rare glitch for NVidia. I con't remember a driver release that caused trouble for a long time.

moris

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Spyfighter

I downloaded the 196.75 drivers to my desktop but didn't install them before reading this article. Lucky for me I guess. ATI is known for faulty drivers and now Nvidia is too. What's going to happen to those nvidia owners who had their cards destroyed? I'm sure Nvida won't cover the loses. Those people will just buy ATI cards from now on. Nvidia just lost more sales.

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std error

Yeah I did notice my 9800 GT was hitting 98 C running folding@home. The problem is the fan when set to auto isn't ramping up even when during 100% load. I set the fan to run at 80% with EVGA software, so it's not overheating for me. But definitely loud.

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K0BALT

 That's why it's Beta, right? No remorse.

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i7 920@4.4GHz,Heatkiller 3.0, (2X)GTX295 Quad-SLI, EVGA X58 3X SLI, 6GB DDR3 OCZ Gold

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DBsantos77

 Lol, an ATI Stray dev was hired by Nvidia. :D

-Santos

Gigabyte 785GX Micro Atx

AMD Phenom II 720 (Quad @ 3.6 Ghz 1.47v.)

6 GB DDR3 1333

Corsair 500w

Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro Rev.2

HIS HD 5850 @ 940/1175/1175v

500 GB

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Caboose

 nVidia and heat don't get along...

Got mobile GPU's overheating, drivers causing overheating, and general high heat from GPU's

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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TechJunkie

Reminds me of the song...

I'm burnin, I'm burnin, I'm burnin, I'm burnin for you....

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gothliciouz

my current driver is 196.21 i don't know if this applys to it

but when i was playing bfbc2 i got  black textures and random graphic artifacts, it only happened once then i restarted the game and everything worked fine.

i don't know if this has anything to do with it or it's the game itself.

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jihnn

goatta write somethhing

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van_helblaze

Same drivers, but I haven't experienced anything like that playing BC2, though I haven't picked up the final version of the game yet, played PC beta for a while

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JohnP

 This is a rare glitch for NVidia. I con't remember a driver release that caused trouble for a long time.

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jihnn

i just did a quick googel search,  found

 

10,800,000 threads for past and presnet problems with nvidia drivers

 

i currently  use an evga 260 ftw card... brand doesn't matter to me  i buy what i think is best in my pricerange  

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Neufeldt2002

Google "problems nvidia driver" Results 1 - 10 of about 32,400,000 for problems
nvidia driver
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Neufeldt2002

Every driver I have used for my 260 has had trouble (Win 7 not XP). This is the first driver where things didn't randomly disappear and reappear. And the aspect ratio is still not functioning in games.

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Danthrax66

I've never had a problem with an Nvidia driver.

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MeTo

You must use ATI.

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GFC

I had this driver + SC2 + overclocked my GPU. Noticed some weird flickering, etc, thought it's from my overclock. Thank god for third party fan-control software. :3

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