GTX 560 Ti Black screen or freezing


I recently purchased a Gainward GTX 560 TI with 1024 MB ram and am having some problems. When I dont install the drivers, I can start windows normally but When I install the the latest driver from the nvidia website (306.23) I see the windows startup logo but then the screen flickers and the monitor shows no active source (black screen). Sometimes it also shows a BSOD with nvlddmkm.sys (0x00000116).

So I tried a bunch of older drivers. It seems like when I install a driver (either beta or otherwise with 2XX.XX), windows starts normally. I monitored the temperatures, even ran the stress test provided by MSI Kombustor and it works fine. But after around 10-15 minutes windows freezes and stops responding and I have to restart. Anything with 3XX.XX driver version just gives me the black screen or BSOD.

I have Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. When i switch to the onboard VGA card, the system runs flawlessly without any problem. I have tried many solutions given online, such as removing power and pushing the power switch for 30 seconds. I have checked the BIOS and it is set to prefer the installed video card rather than the onboard. Any help would be highly appreciated. I have also tried changing the PCI power supplies ( i have 4 with my power supply) but that doesnt help too. My system settings are given below.

Intel® Core™ i5-3450
(Boxed, FC-LGA4, "Ivy Bridge")

Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 B75
Chipsatz: Intel® B75 Express
Form factor: µATX
1x PCIe x16, onboard

RAM: G.Skill DIMM 8 GB DDR3-1866 Kit

Graphic Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 - ATX12V 2.31/ EPS12V 2.92 - 80 PLUS Bronze - 90-264 V - 650 Watt -
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  1. Hello,

    I aren't that good with this but some suggestions for you

    Downlaod driver from the manufacturer , and always do that if you can :)
  2. Hello.Did you ever found a solution to your problem because i am having the same issue.
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