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post #21 of 35
You are IMO experiencing some major hardware issues. I have had terrible driver experiences using ATI, but I finally had results with 11.5. Nvidia drivers have always been mint for me.
post #22 of 35
dude i swayed both ways 5770 and 460 570 never had a problem ever
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post #23 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
No, they're not. And it's AMD, not ATI. Most driver issues are PEBKAC.
Agreed, Axel.
post #24 of 35
the latest drivers from nvidia didn't work for me, i had the card only running at 400 mhz core clock in full load and it wouldn't accept overclocks, performance was terrible. I installed the 266.58 drivers and it fixed the problem.

Ive had 4 ati and 5 nvidia cards and never had a driver issue until know.
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post #25 of 35
The only nvidia driver problem I have ever had was with the 270.61 with overclocked sli 570s in source. It would quit the game and all I had to do was restart the game.
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post #26 of 35
I have had no problems with Nvidia drivers and SLI. I play a lot of civ 5 too, well not in the last week but I had no problems.
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post #27 of 35
Well, latest AMD drivers are known for their abnormal lack of issues and problems.

Guess it's not nVIDIA drivers that are good, it's that AMDs are no longer horrendous
   
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post #28 of 35
I really havet had any major driver issues from ati or nv you get it setup good you dont normaly have any issues. Ati drivers for most are getting better sometimes they have bugs but thats going to happen with any driver fix one thing you could break somthing else.
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post #29 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
The majority of driver issues are user generated

Sent from my LG-VM670 using Tapatalk
Exactly. Think about all the variation a typical PC has relative to another "average" machine. They slight differentiations between OS, OS verisons, updates installed/not installed, the registry, potential tweaks made by user or PC retailer. Consider the Aero environment, & the Performance tab in Windows CP. Mouse shadow? Desktop icon shadow? Customized themes & user created themes! Malware/Virus infestation, where, and to what degree. Windows sound settings, & Bit-rate playback. What browser do you use? What version of that browser? What beta revision? Browser caching on? Cookies? Firewall? I'm barely tip-toeing into the freaking highest layer of the OS, too, for goodness sake.

I've been building crossfire/Intel rigs for the last year & change for 8 family & friends. I've maintained a solid grip on maintaining the driver-specific upgrades & similarly tending the system maintenance on more general basis. I've found a single driver-based conflict, that was only surfacing in 2 machines. It has since been rectified.

The AMD driver sucks hyperbole needs to die. It's freaking irritating nonsense. As I look over at our new Catalyst man, offering mob-calming insights from Twitter multiple times weekly (& doing a darn great job) I can hardly imagine the flames he must received by the asinine & impatient jack-asses who will never recognize the conflict is CLIENT SIDE. Not to mention the CCC overhaul which has been a massive advantage for users & developed well since coming to effect. That and the flickering nuisances, which plague both teams, have been immediately acknowledged & fixed within days by a Hotfix. It's been so consistent, so rock-steady for myself & users I'm close to, & nevertheless marching toward still higher customer satisfaction aspirations.
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post #30 of 35
Adjas started the fire!
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