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Random GPU shutoffs and crashes "nvlddmkm stopped responding and has successful recovered"
Basically what the title says: I'm running a pair of EVGA GTX 470 in SLI, and periodically in games (including Skyrim, but not limited to), the cards will shut off. On the bright side, they almost immediately recover--my monitor registers a lack of input for a second, before it comes back.
More of an annoyance than anything, but I'm wondering what might cause it. I'm not a PSU expert by any means, though I did get a new one to run these two new cards in the first place, and they ran fine for about nine months without any problems. I was hoping that updating the drivers might address the problem, but that doesn't seem to help either. Hopefully this isn't an early sign of a failing PSU or video cards (thankfully, I've got EVGA's lifetime warranty on these things).
Anyone have thoughts as to what might be causing this?
So, now I'm getting very frequent crashes when I shut down, restart, or start the PC.
On shutoff: PC crashes right before the system should shut down, just hangs.
On restart/start up: PC crashes immediately after "Starting Windows 7" screen finishes loading, just hangs.
I'm fearing I've got a few weeks or days before this becomes a universal, rather than frequent, experience. Getting a lot worse, really fast. Thanks EVGA (Or Nvidia, if it turns out the widespread 470 chipset complaint I've run into are related).