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When I was dealing with NV messing up modified BIOS and causing me OC instability, every crash until I finally dialed in the numbers again were the “denied access” errors. It’s just the new way W10 reports the display driver crashing and then recovering. It would make sense this occurs in RoTTR and W3, considering they’re GPU intensive games. Lighter games you might be able to get away with it – I know Assassin’s Creed Origins was fine for me, but then BF1 would crash with the denied access error. Also, temperatures are getting higher now so OCs become a little more unstable due to higher ambient temps/running hotter.

Really, this all makes sense now. It’s either the PSU not feeding the GPU properly or the video card OC. I’d try dropping the clocks 50Mhz on the core and see what happens ; this is just for testing purposes. If it works, then you know it’s either the PSU or the GPU – next step after that is swap in a different PSU to eliminate that factor. If it still does it with a newer PSU, then you know the GPU has gone bad and unable to run factory clocks, which means RMA time. That is definitive evidence of narrowing the issue down to the video-card because of either bad power or unstable clocks. Your display driver is crashing. Changing drivers won’t fix that, especially since the latest drivers are rock solid stable.

I dealt with this issue for over a month of flashing different BIOS to my TXM until I found one that gave me slightly higher voltages so I could run my old clocks. Every.Single.Crash while I was testing OCs was a blocked access error. Win7/Win8 used to report these as "Display Driver Has Stopped Responding" – it’s changed with W10.

When I was dealing with NV messing up modified BIOS and causing me OC instability, every crash until I finally dialed in the numbers again were the “denied access” errors. It’s just the new way W10 reports the display driver crashing and then recovering. It would make sense this occurs in RoTTR and W3, considering they’re GPU intensive games. Lighter games you might be able to get away with it – I know Assassin’s Creed Origins was fine for me, but then BF1 would crash with the denied access error. Also, temperatures are getting higher now so OCs become a little more unstable due to higher ambient temps/running hotter.

Really, this all makes sense now. It’s either the PSU not feeding the GPU properly or the video card OC. I’d try dropping the clocks 50Mhz on the core and see what happens ; this is just for testing purposes. If it works, then you know it’s either the PSU or the GPU – next step after that is swap in a different PSU to eliminate that factor. If it still does it with a newer PSU, then you know the GPU has gone bad and unable to run factory clocks, which means RMA time. That is definitive evidence of narrowing the issue down to the video-card because of either bad power or unstable clocks. Your display driver is crashing. Changing drivers won’t fix that, especially since the latest drivers are rock solid stable.

I dealt with this issue for over a month of flashing different BIOS to my TXM until I found one that gave me slightly higher voltages so I could run my old clocks. Every.Single.Crash while I was testing OCs was a blocked access error. Win7/Win8 used to report these as "Display Driver Has Stopped Responding" – it’s changed with W10.