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Windows 7: Starcraft 2 crashes...

21 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Starcraft 2 crashes...

Hi guys,

I've looked around and only found one topic about it where someone had a BSOD. Actually, this happened right after I changed my video card, I had a Sapphire HD 4670 and just upgraded to a XFX 5750 and I overclocked it as well. I download the driver from ati.com and running under 10.7 right now. Has someone else experienced some crashes while playing SC2, none of my others games crashed on me, I played Mass Effect 2 on max setting and I had no issue. I tried to lower the graphics setting in SC2 to high( I put ultra) with vertical sync on and I still get a crash like let's say twice a thing. Annoying enough... Any solutions?

Thanks

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21 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

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22 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Is your computer overclocked (CPU, Ram, etc..)?

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22 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Yes my CPU is OC but I never had any issues with others games.
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22 Aug 2010   #5

 
 

It's a driver issue - not hardware related. There are a plethora of ATI users having issues with SC2.


One of many 'possible fixes':


Fix that darn random Black Screen of Death while Playing Starcraft II!

Maybe something here:

AMD Game Forums - StarCraft 2 crashes under Windows7/5970/Catalyst driver 10.7



I personally haven't bothered with SC2 yet - so I can't offer any first hand fixes (if any exist)
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22 Aug 2010   #6

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Yah I guess I'll have to wait for a new driver...ATI
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22 Aug 2010   #7

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Prince View Post
Yah I guess I'll have to wait for a new driver...ATI
Hopefully it won't be too long a wait.

Although if the leaked 10.8 drivers are anything to go by, it won't be in that release
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23 Aug 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

I have a 4870 1G ATI card and have no problem at all playing SCII. Using Windows 7 64bit with 6G ram.
Have the game set to Ultra and runs very smooth.

Play 3-4 hours per day without any problems.
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23 Aug 2010   #9

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgeB View Post
I have a 4870 1G ATI card and have no problem at all playing SCII. Using Windows 7 64bit with 6G ram.
Have the game set to Ultra and runs very smooth.

Play 3-4 hours per day without any problems.
Actually, I had a 4670 and didn't have any issues neither, seem more likely those with 5xxx series are in trouble...
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31 Aug 2010   #10

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

I reinstalled the game, updated my driver to 10.8 and it's still crashing sometimes... Don't know what to do anymore...I just beat Mafia 2 played around 2-3h each day and crashed once only. Oh well
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