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Just had problems with these drivers.
1. Got a 6970, not overclocked.
2. Worked fine for a while
3. On boot, got the windows logo and then it started to switch to the regular screen.
4. Got a black screen at that point with some of the toolbars there, and some random pixels on the screen.
5. Mouse was non-responsive.
6. Tried rebooting, safe mode was fine, then rebooted. same problem.
7. Rolled back driver and it was okay at that point.

any suggestions?
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post #82 of 91
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Originally Posted by gooddog View Post
Just had problems with these drivers.
1. Got a 6970, not overclocked.
2. Worked fine for a while
3. On boot, got the windows logo and then it started to switch to the regular screen.
4. Got a black screen at that point with some of the toolbars there, and some random pixels on the screen.
5. Mouse was non-responsive.
6. Tried rebooting, safe mode was fine, then rebooted. same problem.
7. Rolled back driver and it was okay at that point.

any suggestions?
Power Play feature issues most likely ,BIOS related maybe.Use the driver that works.
   
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I tried every possible method of install/uninstall, even tried on a fresh install and no driver is perfect after 10.4a with that card, all previous ones work great. I should have know that ATI would have kept it's tradition of completely abandonning previous GPU users like they always did.
I know how you feel. We 4870x2 users (and probably 4xxx users) got the shaft pretty quickly when the 5xxx series was in its prime last year. 10.4a's and 10.5 hotfix are the drivers I stick to. I tried 10.7's, 10.10's, and 11.3's with the same poor performance results. I know our cards are old, but I agree with you completely when I say that we shouldn't expect better performance, but rather consistent performance AND bug fixes with newer software, i.e. Flash 10.2+

I'm just waiting out now until Southern Islands aka HD 7xxx series is released to upgrade. Most games I play run just fine with my 4870x2 anyway considering it is still a powerful GPU given the proper driver.
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post #84 of 91
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Any performance increase in Dragon Age 2 with 11.6 drivers on DX11?

because I know in DA2 tessellation was a problem for AMD cards.
I think that was fixed. I don't have a problem running the game on Very High, DX11 with 4xAA, but I now run it on High instead because I get 100 fps instead of 50. High still has tessellation.
     
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Did the 11.5's have the resolution selection for 1920x1080 to only be 1080p? I know that is what 1080p is, but I don't like it. It is like if mens' jeans went to womens' sizes that have nothing to do with the actual measurements of your body.

Just an annoyance and I may not have noticed it before. Other than that the 11.6 seem fine for the 5XXX series. No worse or better than the 11.5's
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post #86 of 91
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Originally Posted by gooddog View Post
Just had problems with these drivers.
1. Got a 6970, not overclocked.
2. Worked fine for a while
3. On boot, got the windows logo and then it started to switch to the regular screen.
4. Got a black screen at that point with some of the toolbars there, and some random pixels on the screen.
5. Mouse was non-responsive.
6. Tried rebooting, safe mode was fine, then rebooted. same problem.
7. Rolled back driver and it was okay at that point.

any suggestions?
Reinstall using my method. See sig.
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Thanks a lot for the info, if I can find the time I will look into that, but doesn't change the fact that I'm fed up with ATI, this is my last card from them.
Funny how it works.I had plenty of troubles with Nvidia's 8000 series.I went over then to ATI 4850-4890 and now 5850 with no problems.
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post #88 of 91
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Reinstall using my method. See sig.
thanks...will give it a try when I have a chance.
have two rigs and been updating drivers all the time. Never had an issue before.
ughh.
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thanks...will give it a try when I have a chance.
have two rigs and been updating drivers all the time. Never had an issue before.
ughh.
It happenes over time. So i decided to find a way to put a stop to it. My method has worked for me and many others. Hope it works bud.
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post #90 of 91
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I think that was fixed. I don't have a problem running the game on Very High, DX11 with 4xAA, but I now run it on High instead because I get 100 fps instead of 50. High still has tessellation.
Seconded, DA2 seems to run smoother now. I use DX11, high detail textures, everything maxed (16x /8x, etc) @ 1080p. I'll get some exact fps later, but its very playable even with magic flying everywhere. No cheating the tess with CCC either.
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