Originally Posted by betterdan
I have been having a problem with the 190.38 and 190.40 drivers where they get stuck at max speed and won't go back down to 2d speeds for a long time while in Windows. WHen they do go back down, a few minutes later they jump right back to 3d speeds. I wouldn't even care but it raises the temperatures in the case unnecessarily.
I have the same issue. The card never clocks itself down, GTX 280 even when sitting on the desktop with nothing running. The card, however, doesn't heat up as much as when it's actually being taxed.