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Game crashing on RTX 3080 | Here is the solution


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.

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.

If you have any questions about this content, you can leave a comment below. We will reply to you.

Footnotes: videocardz, GeForce RTX 3080 sees increasing reports of crashes in games, 23rd September 2020.

Kathrina Davis

Editor In Chief Katharina Started young in the field of Internet Marketing & Digital Graphics, along with her college studies in 2010. Her hobby is keeping updated with latest tech news around the globe.

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