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post #1 of 17
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So I've always heard about driver issues with AMD/ATI, crossfire having issues, etc.

I'm eyeing those Twin Frozr III 6950's...not really interested in unlocking them since two in Crossfire would be plenty of power. I know Crysis 2 is currently having issues, but that's apparently being fixed. I just don't want to spend $600 on new cards and have a bunch of problems
post #2 of 17
I honestly have never had a problem with any GPU setup I've ever had. Nvidia, ATI/AMD, 1,2,3,4 you name it. Never.



Buy the cards and be happy.
post #3 of 17
I have no idea but I have never had any of the problems I hear about constantly with my 1090T 5870 CF box.
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I can't really say I'm having many problems. Only one so far is some games don't turn on v-sync, so I need to use d3doverrider to turn on v-sync. One thing I might change if I could do it over is maybe waiting buying the second one, since one 6950 is honestly enough for now.
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Apparently the scaling on the 6xxx cards is amazing and the drivers are alot better for ATI since a couple of years (since AMD bought them actually) so that shouldn't be an issue. I'd say go for it and enjoy amazing performance!
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No problems here...
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post #7 of 17
I've had numerous little problems with my 5770's fairly easily corrected and lots of big problems with Crysis 2 (with latest drivers/profiles). I'm guessing that as time goes on, CrossfireX support will only get better...unless cloud computing becomes popular.
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post #8 of 17
I've used both ati and nvidia cards, never had problems with eithers drivers.

I would go out on a limb to say that any reported "driver issues" with either come down to a user error issue.

Been using ATI for my last 3 major desktop video cards, and never had a driver problem (except with beta drivers, but that's to be expected).
    
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post #9 of 17
Never had any problems here.

I'd say 95% of "driver issues" come down to some user error, or someone who just doesn't know what their doing.
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post #10 of 17
I've had a couple issues with my 5770, too, and there are some games that are rather clearly built and optimized for nVidia setups (like the Crysis games), but otherwise they're all right. Their quality has also improved since AMD bought out ATi.
    
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