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Jessica Bannister-Pearce

Well that was interesting. OpenGL error

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Thought I'd share this. This morning I was just flying the third leg of my XPX around the world thing, and climbing out of Keflavik my screen turned a beautiful rainbow colour and XPX crashed. Turns out the OpenGL driver had a wig out and collapsed into a jabbering ball of jelly. I'm updating my drivers for the nvidia 680 now in the hopes it doesn't do that again. I'm just glad it did it then and not after two hours. Its a long flight today. Lol

 

Best wishes,

Jess B

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Hi Jess,

 

Do you have a tool for monitoring your GPU temperature, and is there dust on your GPU cooling system ? I'm using Psensor. When using a flight simulator with an option that says "melt your GPU" I think this monitoring is very important, and it's just like monitoring your cylinder temperatures with a lean assist gauge.

 

:wink:

 

I hope your new driver will help.

 

Happy flying !

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Hmmmm, well the updated driver seems to have helped, maybe. I completed my flight (4 and a half hours!) but I'm now wondering if my gpu is not well.

 

After I installed the latest nvidia driver, but after the install, windows went nuts. A load of 'memory could not be read' messages for every program. A reboot fixed it, but I'm not sure what's the issue.

 

Add to this an issue I had flying the pmdg 777 at night. Having switched from spot view to cockpit. The cockpit corrupted with just green squares instead of the normal backlighting.

A re render set it back to normal, but I've never seen that before.

 

 

So I think these issues are all related. I really hope it isn't my graphics card. It's only just coming up to a year old.

 

Best wishes,

Jess B

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Jessica, did you perform an "expert mode" install, including the clean install option?

 

You can always revert back, uninstall the drivers, delete the C:\NVIDIA folder and reinstall.

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