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Display drivers keep crashing while playing games

By waterproof
Dec 23, 2012
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  1. See attachment of error.

    I get this when I play video games. Although I run 3 monitors, I only play video games on one screen. When I play for a while, my game would crash and that message would pop up. I'm wondering what is the cause of it? (running 2 gtx 560s ti) All I could think is my graphics cards are overheating? But not sure what to check to determine the cause and what reasonable fix there could be to stop it. Appreciate any help recommended.
     

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  2. waterproof

    waterproof TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 235

    Anyone?

    Just to add, I don't have these crashes while I DON'T play any games.

    Oh and I have updated my graphics cards drivers to the latest one/beta one - both same issue
     
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,462   +230

    See what happens if you run one card at a time. What are the rest of your PC specifications?
     
  4. waterproof

    waterproof TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 235

    > See what happens if you run one card at a time. What are the rest of your PC specifications?

    It does the same thing actually while gaming, funny enough it does it when I play games that is quite heavy use. EG: Medal of Honor or multiplayers online with first person shooting. Games that's outdated, like pre 2005 lol which requires low reso have no issue.

    It never happens when I don't game with my PC. I'm thinking it could be overheating or my drivers but I don't know tbh :(


    Specs are:
    Gigabyte Z68X-UD5-B3
    16 GB DDR3 RAM
    Intel Core i5 2500K @ 3.30GHz
    Win 7 64 bit Pro
    512GB SSD crucial
    4 24 inch monitors
     
  5. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,035   +914

    Did you clean install the drivers? (checking the "clean install" option during the installation)
     
  6. waterproof

    waterproof TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 235

    Yes I did.
     
  7. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,035   +914

    I dont get why this is occuring, maybe the card is fried? Have you OC'ed it. Also download gpu z and tell me the temps: http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/
     
  8. waterproof

    waterproof TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 235

    Do you want me to run the gpu test while gaming or while not gaming or bit of both?
     
  9. misor

    misor TS Maniac Posts: 1,021   +153

    Can you replicate the issue when using a single monitor?
     
  10. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,035   +914

    both
     


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