I've been running numerous games with high graphics;
That are working fine, and others with lower requirements that are crashing my graphics card, with the famous alert on screen at the bottom "Nvidia graphics card has crashed and recovered successfully".
My rig is;
- Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
- RAM: 16GB
- System type: 64-bit OS
- Windows 7 (They said it's the best for gaming, will get 10 though after formatting)
- Windows rating: 5.9
- GPU: GeForce GT 630
I am able to run GW2;
Between High and Ultra settings, engaging into huge zerg fights without lags and with normal to slightly decreased FPS. Since I'm a WvW commander, being in the frontline and engaging first causes more FPS drop than necros or eles at the back.
Lately, I got pissed by the following;
Surfing Facebook, a week ago, my nvidia graphics card crashed again. No games were opened, no programs, no advanced crap, just the damn facebook/Chrome and the graphics card, so called nvidia quality cards, crashed for no over usage or even slight usage at all.
Before crashing this happens;
A weird 3D-like model wit random colors and pointing figures appear to specific directions. For example if I look to the right side (in-game, as in MMO character) it doesn't show up. And sometimes it shows up on the whole screen and after a few seconds it crashes. Is this related to PhysX?
Here's an image of how it looks like;
In all games, it crashes in the same way: http://imgur.com/a/Uslny
My graphics card crashed without having any program or game opened. Nothing but the screen was running.
What do you guys think the issue is?
- Overheating? Then why did it crash by simply using the screen.
- Outdated drivers? Even with updated drivers it crashed.
- Overclocking? Even when I don't overclock it crashed (same as first case).
- My PC is custom built. Would that affect something?
Next week, I'll take it to the tech-support, depending on the replies here I'll inform him about the issue I'm having - I have no problem formatting the soul out of the PC and getting all programs and OS again.
Thank you for your support in advance,