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davion100
7th Mar 2013, 19:25
Hello, I love the game and I think it's the best one that came this year for now, but I had some serious issues with it. Everytime I play for like 30 mins the game freezes and an error pops up saying "Display driver stopped working and has recovered". I thought it's a driver problem so I rolled back my old ones, same thing. It only happens with Tomb Raider and I didn't have this problem with any other game. I've come to a point where it always freezes and I can't continue. *SPOILERS* (The part where I have to save my imprisoned friends by blowing stuff up). Any help would be great, thanks :)

SE_LaTanya
7th Mar 2013, 19:38
Thank you for reporting this issue. At exactly what point does this issue keep reoccuring?

davion100
7th Mar 2013, 19:42
Thanks for the fast response :) I hope you understood what part of the game I am on, after all it's your game. I think it freezes when an event happens, and there are a lot of events (from people talking to stuff blowing or falling or breaking) :D

SE_LaTanya
8th Mar 2013, 01:43
What platform are you playing on?

davion100
8th Mar 2013, 06:52
PC, my specs are:
Intel Core i5 480M
Ati Radeon HD 5650M
RAM: 4 GB
HDD 640 GB
Windows 7 Ultimate 64x

davion100
8th Mar 2013, 15:35
Can I get some help ? I wanna finish the game...

davion100
9th Mar 2013, 23:07
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Ashar
10th Mar 2013, 01:01
just started getting this problem after the new patch, games been crashing as well, never had these problems before the new patch.

davion100
10th Mar 2013, 16:26
Can anyone from the devs help us here ? This is going on my nerves...

palanco
10th Mar 2013, 20:44
You turned of exclusive full screen in the options and tessellation?

Legendary Plank
10th Mar 2013, 21:26
Ah, I've seen this before. I dont think it's a problem with Tomb Raider, more a problem with Windows as this exact thing has happened to me on other PC titles.

Try googling it and see what you can find out.

davion100
10th Mar 2013, 22:20
Ah, I've seen this before. I dont think it's a problem with Tomb Raider, more a problem with Windows as this exact thing has happened to me on other PC titles.

Try googling it and see what you can find out.
I said that this never happend to me with any other game except this one...

NixxesSoftware
10th Mar 2013, 22:54
If the display driver crashed the first thing to do is to start there. You appear to be on AMD, so AMD driver version are you running? Please ensure you have the latest WHQL release, if not the latest 13.2 beta release which is recommended for TR.

davion100
12th Mar 2013, 08:37
I finally beat it! It was awesome, can't wait for the second Tomb Raider :D And one of Sam's logs mentioned Bulgaria and I am from there <3

Penchant
12th Mar 2013, 23:17
Just reporting that I have the same problem when I'm running the AMD 13.2 Beta 7 drivers. About 10 mins in the game crashes, reporting that the display driver stopped working and has recovered. I downgraded to the AMD 13.1 drivers and the game works fine for 10 minutes but then the sound and graphics start getting choppier and chopper until the game's unplayable.

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
ASUS P7P55D PRO Rev 2101 Firmware
8GB RAM
2 Radeon HD 5870s (Crossfire)
AMD Catalyst 13.1
Soundblaster X-Fi
SB X-Fi v2.18.0015

Cheers!

Nakor
22nd Mar 2013, 03:44
I can confirm that this issue is happening at that same part.

-Spoilers-

I'm in the cave where I start seeing the mad men prisoners.

Specs:

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

CPU

Intel Core i5 3570K @ 3.40GHz 41 °C
Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology

RAM
16.0 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 664MHz (9-9-9-24)

Motherboard

Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z77-DS3H (Intel Core i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz) 28 °C

Graphics

VO320E (1366x768@60Hz)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti

Hard Drives

1863GB Seagate ST2000DM001-1CH164 ATA Device (SATA) 44 °C

Optical Drives

TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-222AB ATA Device
DTSOFT Virtual CdRom Device

Audio

Realtek High Definition Audio

Mudgattor
22nd Mar 2013, 15:18
I got the same thing but nvidia, and it happened as soon as installed the game, and I get the error without playing it. I have updated drivers, rolled back drivers, system recovery, reformatted, switched pci slots, even switched cards, to no avail. When I reformatted, the pc worked perfect, until I reinstalled tomb raider.

SE_LaTanya
22nd Mar 2013, 16:18
I finally beat it! It was awesome, can't wait for the second Tomb Raider :D And one of Sam's logs mentioned Bulgaria and I am from there <3

how were you able to get past the error and beat the game?

Mudgattor
28th Mar 2013, 00:51
For my error it was a virus called iehighutil.exe

It attacks the GPU and could damage your video card if your not paying attention.

If you have it, you can find it in your C:\ Temporary folder, first stop it from running in Task Manager then delete it from the temp folder.

rcgldr
28th Mar 2013, 05:04
I've seen this happen on AMD/ATI video cards if they run too hot. Assuming you have Catalyst Control Center installed, go to the overdrive section (unlock it if needed), and set the fan speed to a fixed setting like 40% or 50%. Run Tomb Raider for a bit and shell out to desktop, run Catalyst Control Center again and check the GPU temperature. If it's too high, try increasing fan speed, although 40% to 50% should be enough unless your case doesn't have enough circulation or if your room is really hot. You can also compare the temperatures with the fan on auto versus set to some fixed value to confirm if the GPU temperature was getting too high with the fan in auto mode.