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So I went from a 9800GT to a 6950, and now all my games have weird errors.
I deleted my Nvidia drivers, used driver sweeper multiple times to make sure, installed the latest ATI drivers a couple of times, no luck.

Bad Company 2's intro movie sound stutters, and the game won't go fullscreen (when it does, it seems to zoom in 4x)
Crysis hangs at the loading screen, and crashes when it's (almost) done, never shows the "press space to continue".

Furmark on the other hand runs fine

Please help, I've been debugging this **** all day now and I want to play my games
    
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I'd say reinstall every game, or try deleting the configs for said games.
When switching from ati to nvidia or the other way around, i usually end up doing a full format because i feel like my performance isnt optimal.

Also, asked on tweakers.net? Might help since it's dutch, im also on there ( IJsthee- )
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Most people use driver sweaper in safe mode.

If that does not work, reformat and reinstall Win/New ATI drivers.

PS, back-up all your save game folders (and anything else important), if you decide to reformat.
 
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I also thought of a reinstall, but only as a last resort (takes a long time).
Anything else I can try?

(Yes, I'm indeed dutch, but I felt like asking here first).
    
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Try running everything at stock. You should always recheck your overclocks when making major system changes, especially if your new part increases power consumption by a significant amount.
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You might want to delete/move some of your game folder saves/configs.
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Well I messed around with some settings, and it appears Battlefield only runs like **** in the menus when I set the dxversion to auto, or 11. Everything works fine on DX10.

My DirectX 11 is up to date (dxdiag also shows it's version 11). Anyone have a clue what could cause this? I can't imagine DX11 is so heavy it brings a 6950 to it's knees in the ******* menu system of the game....

EDIt: Got it, apparently the AmbX drivers didn't like DX11, which brought the whole thing to a crawl.

Fixed, apparently!
Edited by citruspers - 5/4/11 at 12:21pm
    
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