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Hi,
I have a strange problem with my Radeon 6970 drivers. Even thou i have updated them to the new version i recieve random errors during gameplay in different games. If u guys encountered the same error could u pls help me fix it because it's very annoying. The game freezes for 5-10 seconds in crucial times and then unfreezes. The error massage is the following :


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Did you have any problems with the previous driver? If not, then I think the best solution is to go back to the previous version.
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That is, 99% of the time, the error that shows up from a slightly unstable overclock. Like TwoCables suggested, try reverting to an earlier driver (I've had the most success with Cat. 11.4 preview).
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post #4 of 10
Even with the newest 11.5 hotfix?

I had problems with AMD Vision Control Engine (CCC) crashing drivers in 11.5 and 11.4 every time I ran a project in VS2010 that used Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). So, it seems the problem might be Windows Presentation Foundation being used in VS 2010.

I can't tell if CCC is running cuz your inactive icons are hidden.
My drivers stopped crashing after I uninstalled AMD Vision Control Engine.

Now, with 11.5a Hotfix (May 25) it's flawless.
Edited by boosted6 - 5/30/11 at 3:06pm
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Originally Posted by Lucky 13 SpeedShop View Post
That is, 99% of the time, the error that shows up from a slightly unstable overclock. Like TwoCables suggested, try reverting to an earlier driver (I've had the most success with Cat. 11.4 preview).
I have to agree, I have found out myself a time or two
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post #6 of 10
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Ok thx for the quick reply, maybe i forgot to mention that i only OCed the GPU core clock to 960, temps are fine ( at full gpu load they don't exeed 50C ) even thou i was running gpu tool for 5 hours it didn't crash or give this error, so i will now try to downgrade the drivers to 11.4 and let's see how this will work out
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The downgrade of drivers from 11.5 to 11.4 didn't work, i also put GPU core clock back to stock @ 880 and i still recieve the error, any other suggestions ??
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With the 11.5 (a) drivers, I notice in fallout NV that some things flicker green or have a green tint from a distance, sometimes certain dried grass, sometimes dead creatures

I'm only playing 3-5 games currently, never noticed any good or bad changes in the others
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post #9 of 10
Did you have any problems with the previous driver you were using prior to getting 11.5?

I mean if not, then go back to that driver.
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post #10 of 10
I had same problem when i installed 11.5b, so i went back to 11.2, now 2 weeks later i tried 11.5b again with no problems so far
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