- 1344 CUDA Cores
- 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5
- PCI Express 3.0 x16
Good card but some driver issues? 02/18/2014
Runs Battlefield 3, Skyrim, and many other games on the highest settings at at a constant 60FPS. Have had this card for almost 2 years and have had barely any issues. (See Cons for the issues)
I've played many games with this card flawlessly and only when I played Dead Space did I receive a horrible surprise. I got a red screen crash; My screen displayed only the color red and I wasn't able to do anything. The only thing I heard was this weird buzzing noise, it kind of sounded like one sound was being looped 1000x. I had to hard reset(Actually hold down the power button on my tower). If I went into windowed mode, I wouldn't get this hard crash, but the display driver would crash and recover.
Never had that issue with any other game, until recently. In games such as Assassin's Creed IV, Batman: Arkham Origins, Battlefield 4, and even Far Cry 3 I get the same type of crash. Except it isn't a red screen anymore, now it's gray, black or white. I still get the sound loop and have to hard reset. I can't play more then 15 minutes of these games because of it. I thought that maybe it was just a driver issue, recently many people have been having problems with the latest Nvidia drivers. Every new driver the came out I tried them, and non of them fix the crash. For some reason one of the latest ones even crashed Far Cry 3, while the older ones ran the game fan. I went to the Nvidia forums and constantly posted my problems with each new driver release. Finally receiving a reply from someone:
"Sorry mate, but if 314.22 is the only driver you can use, its something wrong with your system or the graphics card.
I've been installing 600 and 700 series cards for months into new pc's and the latest drivers have always just worked, only had 2 issues of crashing and it was unstable preoverclocked ****."
I don't know what to think...
This card has been working great for me except for more recent games. If you're looking for a card that can run the latest released then I'd suggest looking elsewhere.
"Hello Tyler B,
Sorry that you're experiencing some trouble with your product. This is an uncommon problem, but we'd love to help you out however we can! GeForce 600 series cards are compatible with current drivers, so there might be something else causing trouble with your system. Fortunately, we have a 24/7 technical support team available for you to contact whenever you want at 1-888-881-3842 option 1, or by email at Newegg@evga.com. Hope to hear from you soon and resolve this so you can get back to some quality game time!
EVGA Customer Support"
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