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Best CCC Driver version for HD 5970?!

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Hey guys, ATI has really disappointed me with my 5970. I have never had a card that has given me as much problems as it has with newer drivers.

I currently get some artifacts in GTA IV EFLC whenever i overclock it a bit...the HD 5970 by right its an dual 5870 but even then hitting 850 for GTA IV pisses the card off/driver.

I have updated the drivers many times and newer ones tend to give me some problems including BSODs, flickering in games etc.

I just want one that will be stable for it.
btw I have gone back to 10.5 but AFB fan settings is not working any suggestions?
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I use 10.11.
    
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11.6.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW;13911382 
11.6.

that works well for 6800 and 6900 users, I'm not sure about us 59XX users, googling about 5970...there is a **** ton of problems for this card
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The 5970 is acually 2 5850's and not 5870's. Anyway, I've always kept my drivers up to date with the latest and have never had any crossfire problems.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by edo101;13911402 
that works well for 6800 and 6900 users, I'm not sure about us 59XX users, googling about 5970...there is a **** ton of problems for this card

I know. But all the goodness made in previous drivers for the 5970 are also in the lost up to date drivers. That's why drivers get bigger and bigger. All previous stuff along with new stuff is included in the next driver update.
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post #7 of 11
IMO the newest drivers are always best!! I don't buy because a driver yield a couple FPS less in a certain game or 2 but is better at lots of other things, that makes a driver worse for a certain card.

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post #8 of 11
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Not with my experience...i've gotten a couple of BSODs with latest drivers ...I had given up, I haven't tried 11.6 apperantly it might be good
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Originally Posted by CovertCover;13911919 
The 5970 is acually 2 5850's and not 5870's. Anyway, I've always kept my drivers up to date with the latest and have never had any crossfire problems.

No, 2 5870s. Downclocked doesnt = Dual 5850s. Still 3200 shaders
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Just to clarify, a 5970 is two 5870's at 5850 speeds.
    
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