Battlefield 3 on 275.33 drivers

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Battlefield 3 on 275.33 drivers

Postposted on Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:00 pm

I am playing Battlefield 3 beta on 275.33 Nvidia drivers when it says it should have the latest beta that Nvidia has released. Is running the game on the old drivers going to damage any thing in my PC. It crashes sometimes often and other times it plays for hours with out interruption. EVGA GTX 560 Ti, i5 2500k, ASUS P8P67 PRO B3 rev 3.1, win 7 64x, corsair 850 TX PSU.
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Re: Battlefield 3 on 275.33 drivers

Postposted on Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:11 pm

Certain disastrously-bad drivers from NVidia have been known to destroy cards, but I wouldn't expect the non-deadly drivers that you have to interact with any game to damage your card.

Is there some reason that you're not running the 280.26 release drivers?
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us
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Re: Battlefield 3 on 275.33 drivers

Postposted on Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:15 pm

JustAnEngineer wrote:Certain disastrously-bad drivers from NVidia have been known to destroy cards, but I wouldn't expect the non-deadly drivers that you have to interact with any game to damage your card.

Is there some reason that you're not running the 280.26 release drivers?
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

"driver crashes and recovers" problem. I heard it was about the voltage being set wrong in the 280 drivers, don't know but it didn't work for me.
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Re: Battlefield 3 on 275.33 drivers

Postposted on Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:46 pm

I don't think you have to worry about damaging anything, but the performance increase you'll get by using the beta drivers should be pretty noticeable. You can get them here.

NVIDIA wrote:This is the recommended GeForce driver for the beta release of Battlefield 3.

Check here to see if your PC is ready for Battlefield 3.

New in Release 285.38

Increases performance in Battlefield 3 by up to 38%i.
Improves overall stability and image quality in Battlefield 3.
Added or updated SLI profiles for Battlefield 3, Dead Island, Diablo III, Dragon Age 2, Need for Speed: The Run, and Saints Row: The Third.
Fixed a performance regression in 285.27 beta running Crysis 2 (DirectX 9).
Read more about R285 drivers on GeForce.com.

Other Details

Supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.
Installs PhysX System Software to version 9.11.06.21.
Installs HD Audio driver to version 1.2.24.0.
Supports OpenGL 4.2 for GeForce 400 series and 500 series GPUs and OpenGL 3.3 for GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.
Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software.
Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver here.
i - Performance measured vs. GeForce 285.27 driver on GeForce GTX 570 at 2650x1600 (DX11).


I've been running the same drivers on my EVGA GTX 460 with no problems at all.
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