GTX 470 crashes in almost every game

Ok so my computer gives me a blue screen and reboots or the graphics card has to recover almost every time that I try to play any game that runs DirectX 10 or 11. It doesn't seem to do it as much with DirectX 9.

Here are my specs:

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
Intel Core i5 760 @ 2.80 GHz
4.00 GB DDR3 RAM @ 534 MHz
MoBo BIOSTAR H55A+
NVidia GTX 470 (overclocked fan to 70% to remove overheating)
1 TB Hard Drive Western Digital
680 Watt PSU

I have the 275.33 version NVidia drivers installed.

Anyone know what may be causing this? Maybe my MoBo isn't fully compatible or something? I built this computer about four months ago.
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  1. I recently had problems with my Gigabyte GTX4601GOC. After measuring temps with GPUz I realized my temps were getting up there but my fan speed was not increasing. I reflashed the graphic card bios and now I can set my fan to 80%. I have not had a problem since.
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    TheSligo said:
    Ok so my computer gives me a blue screen and reboots or the graphics card has to recover almost every time that I try to play any game that runs DirectX 10 or 11. It doesn't seem to do it as much with DirectX 9.

    Here are my specs:

    Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
    Intel Core i5 760 @ 2.80 GHz
    4.00 GB DDR3 RAM @ 534 MHz
    MoBo BIOSTAR H55A+
    NVidia GTX 470 (overclocked fan to 70% to remove overheating)
    1 TB Hard Drive Western Digital
    680 Watt PSU

    I have the 275.33 version NVidia drivers installed.

    Anyone know what may be causing this? Maybe my MoBo isn't fully compatible or something? I built this computer about four months ago.
  2. dish_moose said:
    I recently had problems with my Gigabyte GTX4601GOC. After measuring temps with GPUz I realized my temps were getting up there but my fan speed was not increasing. I reflashed the graphic card bios and now I can set my fan to 80%. I have not had a problem since.
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    I currently am running my fan using MSI Afterburner at 80% speed with the fan going up to 100% when temps continue to rise.
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