Nvidia recently launched their Geforce RTX 3080 graphics card. But the overclocked version of this graphics card is crashing while playing the games. On many social media sites and forums, these card owners are reporting about this game crashing. So let’s talk about the details of these reports.
GeForce RTX 3080 users report crashes while gaming Before we write this news item, I want to make it clear that we have yet to see an RGX 3080 crash ourselves. We did initially have an issue with F1 2020, but that was fixed with a driver update and a … https://t.co/jYFzewgMR7
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Reports about game crashing
Some websites have shared the overviews of card owners’ reports. On some gaming forums, card owners are reporting about this issue with ZOTAC Geforce RTX 3080 Trinity OC. Users of MSI RTX 3080 Ventus 3X OC also found this type of issue. With some EVGA RTX 3080 graphics cards, owners are reporting about the same problem. You can see them on Reddit, Tweaker, and also Nvidia forums.
The game crashing issue
Users are said when they are in the middle of the game, then the game crashes or freezes. Then it returns to the desktop. Users are clearly observed when the turbo clock frequency goes beyond 2.0 GHz, after some time the game crashing issue happens. Then it comes to desktop. The actual cause of this issue is still unknown.
At present, the board partners have no official answer to this issue. But some forums have confirmed, the manufacturers are already started discussing with the board partner about this problem.
The cause of this problem is still unclear. It may be an SMPS problem, software issue, or wrong overclocking by the board partners.
The game crashing solution
At the present time, there is no official solution from the companies of this graphics card. But our temporary solution is if you facing the same problem, then manually downclock the graphics card by 50MHz to 100MHz. You also can Undervolting the GPU through the MSI Afterburner software.
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Footnotes: videocardz, GeForce RTX 3080 sees increasing reports of crashes in games, 23rd September 2020.