Nvidia OpenGL driver crash "Error code 3" with Far Cry 3 and Assassin's Creed 3
I've been searching the internet up and down for a solution to this. Basically, after about an hour or so of play (although sometimes much sooner and other times much later), my game crashes to the desktop and I get an error: [code]The NVIDIA OpenGL driver detected a problem with the display driver and is unable to continue. The application must close. Error code: 3 Visit http://www.nvidia.com/page/support.html for more information.[/code] This only happens with my retail copies of Far Cry 3 and Assassin's Creed 3. All my other games and applications run flawlessly. Relevant hardware info: MSI P67A-GD65 Motherboard Intel Core i7-2600k "Sandy Bridge" @ 3.4GHz 2x4GB G.Skill DDR3-1333 memory EVGA GTX 570 Superclocked edition (core @ 797 Mhz, shader @ 1594 Mhz, memory @ 1950 Mhz, all factory default) Things I have tried: [list] [.]Updating my GeForce drivers (I have had this problem with every release since AC3 came out, including the current 310.70)[/.] [.]Uninstalling and cleaning the drivers using Driver Sweeper[/.] [.]Disabling my CPU's overclock (it was at 4.5 Ghz)[/.] [.]Disabling the uplay in game overlay[/.] [.]Closing Foobar2000 before running either game (When the crash occurs, it takes down Foobar with it for some reason)[/.] [.]Disabling desktop compositing when either game is running.[/.] [/list]
I've been searching the internet up and down for a solution to this. Basically, after about an hour or so of play (although sometimes much sooner and other times much later), my game crashes to the desktop and I get an error:
The NVIDIA OpenGL driver detected a problem with the display
driver and is unable to continue. The application must close.


Error code: 3
Visit http://www.nvidia.com/page/support.html for more information.


This only happens with my retail copies of Far Cry 3 and Assassin's Creed 3. All my other games and applications run flawlessly.
Relevant hardware info:
MSI P67A-GD65 Motherboard
Intel Core i7-2600k "Sandy Bridge" @ 3.4GHz
2x4GB G.Skill DDR3-1333 memory
EVGA GTX 570 Superclocked edition (core @ 797 Mhz, shader @ 1594 Mhz, memory @ 1950 Mhz, all factory default)

Things I have tried:
  • Updating my GeForce drivers (I have had this problem with every release since AC3 came out, including the current 310.70)
  • Uninstalling and cleaning the drivers using Driver Sweeper
  • Disabling my CPU's overclock (it was at 4.5 Ghz)
  • Disabling the uplay in game overlay
  • Closing Foobar2000 before running either game (When the crash occurs, it takes down Foobar with it for some reason)
  • Disabling desktop compositing when either game is running.

#1
Posted 01/05/2013 03:47 AM   
I have the same problem for BF3 My hardware: Asus sabbertooth P8Z68-v Pro Intel core i7-2700K "sandy bridge" 3,5 GHz 4x4 Gb kingston DDR3-1600Mhz memory Asus GTX 580 Everything is on factory default. Hope someone has a solution.
I have the same problem for BF3

My hardware:
Asus sabbertooth P8Z68-v Pro
Intel core i7-2700K "sandy bridge" 3,5 GHz
4x4 Gb kingston DDR3-1600Mhz memory
Asus GTX 580
Everything is on factory default.

Hope someone has a solution.

#2
Posted 01/07/2013 09:22 PM   
Same problem for BF3 too. i7 3770 3,4 ghz MSI GTX 660TI PE 2 GB I tryed to give it more power by MSI afterburner - i could play 10 min. longer. Need help too!!
Same problem for BF3 too.

i7 3770 3,4 ghz
MSI GTX 660TI PE 2 GB

I tryed to give it more power by MSI afterburner - i could play 10 min. longer.

Need help too!!

#3
Posted 01/21/2013 10:22 PM   
My rig is in my sig. I'm only able to play BF3 or FC 3 for 100-120 hours before I get the same error message. C'mon, nVidia, get in the game!
My rig is in my sig. I'm only able to play BF3 or FC 3 for 100-120 hours before I get the same error message. C'mon, nVidia, get in the game!

- Asus P8Z68-V/GEN 3 mobo (BIOS 3402)
- i5 2500K at 4.5GHz
- 2 eVGA GTX 760 2GB SLI (1189/7600) with ACX Cooler
- 2x4GB Kingston ValuRam DDR3-1333 at 1600
- 320GB Seagate SATA 3 HD 7200rpm
- 3TB SG USB 3.0 external HD
- 22" Samsung Syncmaster 2253BW 2ms 1680x1050 LCD
- Cooler Master GXII 750w SLI/XFire-ready PS

#4
Posted 01/23/2013 10:50 PM   
Got the same problem, both with bf3 AND fc3. Some times my firefox crash randomly too, i think its have something to do with opengl too. My minecraft can also crash sometimes, and that gives me a opengl error popup too... All this happend after I upgraded the driver.
Got the same problem, both with bf3 AND fc3. Some times my firefox crash randomly too, i think its have something to do with opengl too. My minecraft can also crash sometimes, and that gives me a opengl error popup too... All this happend after I upgraded the driver.

#5
Posted 02/02/2013 10:05 PM   
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