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Shaders causing Graphics Card to not respond

Urban Oxide
EVE University
Ivy League
#1 - 2016-08-14 12:24:29 UTC
Within the last month I have been encountering an issue when running the eve client either on it's own or with an alt on the second monitor. It started with the occasional crash with the message "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered" up until the most recent patch whereby the game client would refuse to load citing the same message immediately. This is strange as previously I can play 2 accounts with MAX settings no problem.

I'll start by saying I am no computer whiz and so information I have comes from a friend who is. He picked the parts for this pc and it has been wonderful up until now. I added a response delay of 8 seconds to the registry thingy, uninstalled and reinstalled the graphics card, uninstalled and reinstalled eve, removed and cleaned the hardware. The problem still remained. He advised that I load eve with minimal settings and individually turn each graphic option on to see which was causing the error. The results were that everything could be turned to maximum with the exception of Shader Quality which has to be set to medium, going up to High causes an instant "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered".

My friend states that my card should be having no issues and other game tests show no problem, I tested it with ESO and Fallout 4. So we are both wondering if this is an eve problem or something is not working properly. it would also be good to see if anyone else is having similar problems.

My core system is;

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
AMD Radeon R9 270X
Intel Core i5 4670K Haswell
AMD Z97-K Motherboard

Any help would be appreciated so I can once again turn that Shader Quality to 11!
Beast 667
Pod Goo Extraction Agency
#2 - 2016-08-16 10:14:46 UTC
same here:

seems to be something with our graphic cards
Shipwreck ThunderStar
Fast and Agile
#3 - 2016-08-17 02:09:45 UTC  |  Edited by: Shipwreck ThunderStar
I'm having a similar issue.

I had to turn off HDR, and reduce the settings on the Shader and other options before it was stable.

Curiously, it seems to happen more (no proof, just observation) when I activate a MWD.

Win10, GeForce GTX 650

EDIT: This is my error message too: "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered"