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Video driver keeps crashing

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October 6, 2012 2:22:03 PM

My video driver crashes every time I finish playing a game. i can be playing for hours and it runs good but after i finish playing and start watching videos or using the web my video driver starts crashing and even crashes my OS. i have tried running 306.23, 295.73 and 285.62 nvidia drivers keeps crashing.

Specs:
i5-3570k @3.4
ASUS P8Z77-V LK
CORSAIR HX650 650W
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB
560 Ti built by nvidia
OCZ Vertex 3 120gb ssd
1TB 7200 RPM HDD
CORSAIR H70
ASUS 24X DVD Burner

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October 7, 2012 5:47:31 AM

What are you card temps? Motherboard temps? What's the model of the card? is it OC'd? If OS and drivers are addressed I'd look hard at temperatures, BIOS, and any card factory OC's that monkey with the card power states.
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October 9, 2012 2:21:02 AM

fixed it!!
on the NVIDIA Control Panel choose "Prefer Max Performance" instead of the default"Adaptive"
thought i had a bad card!!
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