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Crashes, FPS drops and BSOD's

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8

    Crashes, FPS drops and BSOD's


    Hello 8 forums.

    So after i installed Win. 8 a few weeks ago, i started getting errors.When ever i play games, my framerate drops from 50-60 FPS to 10-20.When i first open a game, its okay for the first 10 minutes, and after that, it drops for 3-5 minutes, then returns normal again for 10 minutes, it repeats and never leaves.
    I've also gotten a weird problem outside games.At random points when the PC is on, the driver crashes, and i get an error screen like this



    The Screen goes black for a moment, returns, goes black again and show's this message, it then repeats for 2 -3 times and returns to normal.
    I've tried looking for a solution, but i cant find anything.

    My Spec's are

    RAM - 4 GB
    Card - Nvidia GTS 450
    Motherboard - ASRock N68-VGS3 FX
    processor - AMD FX-4100 Quad-Core
    PSU - Energon 650W

    or all detailed specs
    file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/Belarc/Advisor/System/tmp/(Ken-PC).html
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Dec 2012 at 14:02. Reason: embedded image

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello TheRisky, and welcome to Eight Forums.


    Do you have the latest 306.97 WHQL or 310.70 BETA driver version installed for your GTS 450?


    NVIDIA DRIVERS 32-bit 310.70BETA

    or

    NVIDIA DRIVERS 64-bit 310.70BETA


    OR


    NVIDIA DRIVERS 32-bit 306.97WHQL

    or

    NVIDIA DRIVERS 64-bit 306.97WHQL


    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Hello, i have 64-bit 306.97WHQL installed and it still happens
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You might try the beta version to see if it may work better for you.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    I've also tried that, it still keeps happening.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Houston, TX
    Posts : 13
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    Refresh it by fixing driver in device manager or reset nVidia Settings
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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