Windows 10 keeps crashing with VGA GTX970

  1.    02 Jan 2018 #1

    Windows 10 keeps crashing with VGA GTX970

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 crashing computer. What could the issue be? - Windows 10 Forums

    Dear Experts

    My son desktop ASUS Motherboard Z97-K has VGA GTX 970 for gaming and it was working fine for 3 years so far,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,then all of sudden computer crashed, I suspected it was hardware issue.

    First thing I did removed VGA

    Installed a fresh copy of windows 10 then installed VGA card and computer crashed.

    Did the second installation and installed the VGA GTX 970 again and computer crashed again.

    If I use built in VGA computer wonít crash so far.

    How can I verify of its VGA GTX 970 problem or something else?

    Yes, I can try installing the VGA on different desktop but I donít want to risk crashing another computer if we have
    alternative way of troubleshooting

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Posts : 995
    Windows 10
       02 Jan 2018 #2

    A gamer using an overclocked GTX 970 for 3 years is likely to damage the Card and/or have fan problems.
    The obvious thing to do is check on the GTX 970 temperatures, and use stock speeds, check fans and see what happens. If that improves things then you know what the cause is.

    The fact the PC runs on the iGPU is a good indicator of where the problem is.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3. Posts : 22,696
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       11 Jan 2018 #3

    Please update the specs in the "My Computer" section:

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    After clicking it you can find a link a little below that says 'Update your System Spec', click on this link to get to the page where you can fill in your system specs.
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    Include PSU. cooler, case, peripherals and anything attached to the computer by wired or wireless (mouse, keyboard, headset, printer, xbox, etc.)

    Run this log collector and post a zip into the thread for troublshooting:
    log collector

    Have you be able or unable to install driver for the dGPU?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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