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Have you tried disabling ULPS. It looks like that maybe the issue... if you're using Afterburner... uninstall it and see if that fixes the issue. I have an issue with mine where it's a hit or miss that the second card will come on... or it will come on, but stay at idle clocks and so only like 20-40% gets used.

Give it a try! thumb.gif
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Reinstall just to install drivers? How inept is this (not directed at you)? Sorry, it's simple to do a driver clean w/o resorting to 3rd party tools if you only know how. Btw, what was wrong with 12.6 for you?

The point is he obviously has tried quite a few things to clean these out and most likely has really messed up the back end so now he is having problems that would take the same time to fix than todo a fresh install. As iv said before, it takes less that 2 hours (1 for me) to get your system to how u had it prior to the fresh install. It will take him that long just to search out the proper way to clean these drivers out and fix whatever problem is occurring on the back end. Clearly he has tried just uninstalling by the methods that we know make a mess of things
     
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Does anyone have sapphire 7950 watercooled and has the black aluminium cover for ram and vrm's lying around?
This:
http://www.coolingconfigurator.com/upload/pictures/Sapphire-Radeon-HD-7950-3GB-GDDR5-(11196-00-40G)-PCB.jpg

I'm willing to pay for it.
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Reinstall just to install drivers? How inept is this (not directed at you)? Sorry, it's simple to do a driver clean w/o resorting to 3rd party tools if you only know how. Btw, what was wrong with 12.6 for you?
You must be new to enthusiast gaming, and especially driver issues with Radeons.

Parts of the driver suite/install can become corrupt and sometimes no matter what '3rd party' tools or any methods you try, it will not work.
For the best performance with no hassles, a clean install is the best solution if all other options exhaust themselves.
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Don't get TSM going on Windows reinstalls. He yells at me every time I suggest that too! wink.gif
post #12986 of 38701
Hey guys, I get minor flickering shadows like in all my games. It's not like any of the problems on youtube, the shadows are all just incredibly wavy and flickery around the edges if they move. Anyone have any troubleshooting tips for this? I'm on the 12.7 drivers.
Edited by BobTheChainsaw - 7/7/12 at 1:35pm
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Don't get TSM going on Windows reinstalls. He yells at me every time I suggest that too! wink.gif

Well, reinstalling windows sometimes is not the most efficient method... effective yes, efficient no smile.gif

Still, i prefer the usage of Atimans uninstaller. Has been helpful the last 2 years to me, adding and removing more than 30 beta and original catalyst drivers!
The good thing with atimans uninstaller is that it completely brings your system to a brand new installation status, meaning that it also deletes your previous catalyst settings though!

The only problem i have come across so far with atimans uninstaller is when the controlsets are messy in the registry eg there are users with controlset 005 while there should only be 000, 001, 002. In that case the registry is usually so messy, that it is better to do a fresh installation.

Once more, allow me to say that most of the driver problems have been caused by usage of incomplete/unofficial drivers usage! The last version of atimans uninstaller can identify of proper CIM installation or not and proceeds accordingly, even when such incomplete drivers have been used!

Check post 1 of his thread for latest Atimans uninstaller program (with ulps control utility, and ccc delay function change utility)
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Don't get TSM going on Windows reinstalls. He yells at me every time I suggest that too! wink.gif

Lol me too. Hes like the friendly IT admin at the office, he will set you up, answer any questions, but don't u dare ask him to port forward anything because it would apparently cause the office to burn to the ground.

Obviously no one WANTS to reinstall windows, and it really should be the last line on the check list, but since many people are not very familiar with the registry and INF, it is only expected that these people can/will muck up their system trying 30 different ways to clean out their drivers. And at that point, the time and energy saved by just reinstalling is well worth it. Reinstalling takes but an hour or 2 if you keep yourself organized in the least. Working with a clean slate is always nice as well.
Edited by jomama22 - 7/7/12 at 1:40pm
     
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Here's a video illustrating what kind of shadows I get (this is obv a video of a GTX 580, but I get the same thing):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVZc5PpvFG4
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Here's a video illustrating what kind of shadows I get (this is obv a video of a GTX 580, but I get the same thing):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVZc5PpvFG4

Do you get this in all games?
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