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Only issue i have with 12.6 is the underscan issue.

same here it does everytime i restart or wake the system up from sleep mode...i hope they fix this in the official drivers. other than that i have no complaints biggrin.gif
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The amount of time spent searching for help, complaining and trying to fix ur registry is equal or grater than that of reinstalling

It's cuz you don't know what you're doing. You don't even have to ever enter the registry to clean it out lol. Also, the registry acts as a bookmark, so if you leave it at the Radeon gpu entry, guess what it always stays there.
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I only find one instance of me needing to reinstall windows because uninstalling/wiping/registry editing didnt work and that was with ethernet controllers, spent a couple of days trying to resolve the issue with no luck.. Later on i find out a topic after so much searching bury in windows support forums, find out from a user with similar symptoms and after he paid over $500 for support that it was a Nasty ass windows 7 bug that i encounter randomly...

No connection, no hardware uninstall, no wiping registry, it just sits there permanently there and showing as it is working when is not..


Formatting took me only 5 minutes lol.. Formatting is the easy way to resolve the problem, but i prefer finding out whats causing the issue to begin with then i can use that knowledge on the future.
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Hey ftw 420, im trying some stuff around at the moment... Why i can reach higher clocks speeds with less voltage (even if is not stable) like for example @ 1.2v i cannot reach 1250 or even 1275 on the core without getting an instant driver crash.... Im trying lowering the voltage to 1.175 and the card is not %100 stable on 1275 but gets farther on the bench with lower voltage. Heating probably is a factor and lowering the voltage seems to help some how....
I lower the voltage to my 24/7 overclock ((1200/1850)) to 1.175 and works wonders... This card is really weird..

Heat & voltage is like a juggling act, I was passing 1300 core at 1.25V, when trying for more I couldn't raise the voltage or the core clock any more before it started artifacting or crashing, but I bet it would get more if loading 20° cooler. That's pretty much how I got into extreme cooling. Air wasn't enough & I wanted a bit more, then water, & volt modding, started chilling water, tried DICE, then finally ln2.
    
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As soon i hit 72C i see artefacts. Some green squares.

I have been hitting temps around 76-78 playing BF3 on stock coolers. It seems like these temps have been safe as I haven't had any crashes or artifacting, but when I had my OC pushed higher I was getting crashes.

I have my FX-8150 rig running a 7970 x-fired with a 7950. The 7970 will run hot (high 70's as noted above), but the 7950 will stay in mid 60's - even though it is OC'd to the same spec as the 7970.

Also, had 12.6 installed and it seemed to be working fine on both my rigs, but I lost audio over HDMI on my FX-8150 rig. Uninstalled 12.6 and went back to 12.4 and the audio is working perfectly again - I hope they can get that fixed as 12.6 was showing higher performance
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How are AMD drivers? Once 7950's drop in price, I plan on getting one. Will be my first AMD card.
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It's cuz you don't know what you're doing. You don't even have to ever enter the registry to clean it out lol. Also, the registry acts as a bookmark, so if you leave it at the Radeon gpu entry, guess what it always stays there.

i dont understand how you think what i said has anything to do with entering the registry. Your registry gets mucked up when you have someone install/uninstall over and over with multiple drivers. I dont care if you use driver sweeper/atiman or whatever gets you off. at the end of the day, there are elements in the registry that we have no idea about and are not touched/cant be touched by any program unless you want a full out crashing computer. And god knows what else these people put on their computers/what programs they use. Your advice to just use these cleaners is fine, but only to a point. As you can see, there are multiple people on here using 12.6 with terrible performace AFTER following your instructions. When that happens, what is the next step hm?

If you seriously want to sit here and try to defend never reinstalling windows, be my guest. At the end of the day, multiple people have had perfect luck reinstalling windows and numerous people have had very bad problems after using driver sweeper/atiman.

somehow you thought i was the one messing up my crap when clearly from the 1000's of posts on here, i couldnt of been referring to anyone else right?

You sound like a mechanic who wants to rebuild a transmission on a 1987 civic instead of buying a new transmission except you dont save money here. Your advice takes just as much time and has the inevitable future problems.
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Only issue i have with 12.6 is the underscan issue.

Same here, I also have a problem with the cards hanging when overclocked , even if the overclock is very small (like 20mhz) they will both throttle really bad and freeze up then recover the driver doh.gif
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i dont understand how you think what i said has anything to do with entering the registry. Your registry gets mucked up when you have someone install/uninstall over and over with multiple drivers. I dont care if you use driver sweeper/atiman or whatever gets you off. at the end of the day, there are elements in the registry that we have no idea about and are not touched/cant be touched by any program unless you want a full out crashing computer. And god knows what else these people put on their computers/what programs they use. Your advice to just use these cleaners is fine, but only to a point. As you can see, there are multiple people on here using 12.6 with terrible performace AFTER following your instructions. When that happens, what is the next step hm?
If you seriously want to sit here and try to defend never reinstalling windows, be my guest. At the end of the day, multiple people have had perfect luck reinstalling windows and numerous people have had very bad problems after using driver sweeper/atiman.
somehow you thought i was the one messing up my crap when clearly from the 1000's of posts on here, i couldnt of been referring to anyone else right?
You sound like a mechanic who wants to rebuild a transmission on a 1987 civic instead of buying a new transmission except you dont save money here. Your advice takes just as much time and has the inevitable future problems.

You should stop while you're behind. Where is this I recommend atiman/driversweeper come from? It's proabably because you think that's the only way to clean out the registry. ROFL. Again, you have no idea where the registry settings reside which is why you think its some massive convoluted exercise to clean it out.
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