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   
same problem and the opengl version is 4.4.0 my grafix card is nvidia geforce gtx 660 the gpu temp stays the same when the error pops up i used the Kombuster by MSI and did a Kmark/physX test and it keeps poping up with the error the company that i boght my rig from will send me a replacement card they think its a hardware problem but the error only pops up on any game i run from farming sim 2013 to minecraft and LOL leage of legends netflix no problem youtube no problem and i dont think that mobo cpu and what noght matters ---------------------------------------------------------- Primary graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX660 memory size: 2048MB Driver: R331.82 (9.18.13.3182 - r331_00-187) OpenGL: 4.4.0 Processor intel i7-4790 3.60 OC to 4 16gig ram OS windows 8.1
same problem and the opengl version is 4.4.0

my grafix card is nvidia geforce gtx 660

the gpu temp stays the same when the error pops up

i used the Kombuster by MSI and did a Kmark/physX test and it keeps poping up with the error

the company that i boght my rig from will send me a replacement card they think its a hardware problem but the error only pops up on any game i run from farming sim 2013 to minecraft and LOL leage of legends netflix no problem youtube no problem

and i dont think that mobo cpu and what noght matters


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Primary graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX660
memory size: 2048MB
Driver: R331.82 (9.18.13.3182 - r331_00-187)
OpenGL: 4.4.0

Processor intel i7-4790 3.60 OC to 4

16gig ram

OS windows 8.1

#6
Posted 10/23/2014 01:06 AM   
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