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Been out of the loop for a while now. What are the best/stablest drivers out now? Really don't feel like reading back several pages. Thanks in advance.
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Originally Posted by raghu78 View Post

check 1075 in BF3. if its stable stick with that. 1075 is ok, not good. But still performance will be very close to HD 7970 Ghz, maybe 3 - 5% slower.



Got it working by setting it to 1300 VDDC at 1100/1500


Is everything looking ok by the screenshot? I shall perhaps proceed upping it 15mhz a time until its no longer stable
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Here's a chat I had with an XFX rep I talked to when I had to RMA my 6850 earlier this year.
Me: I do have all the original parts however on 2 of the screws that held the heatsink in place there were little stickers saying something along the lines of "Void warranty if removed" and they were a real pain to get off so I basically just tore them up so I could get to the screws underneath.
XFX rep: Hi John, Breaking those seals wont void you warranty in north america,
They sent me a 6870 a week or so later. Also, I didn't have the double lifetime warranty they usually offer since I didn't register the card within 30 days of purchase.

Good to know. Thanks! thumb.gif
 
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Here's a chat I had with an XFX rep I talked to when I had to RMA my 6850 earlier this year.
Me: I do have all the original parts however on 2 of the screws that held the heatsink in place there were little stickers saying something along the lines of "Void warranty if removed" and they were a real pain to get off so I basically just tore them up so I could get to the screws underneath.
XFX rep: Hi John, Breaking those seals wont void you warranty in north america,
They sent me a 6870 a week or so later. Also, I didn't have the double lifetime warranty they usually offer since I didn't register the card within 30 days of purchase.

a lot of companies changed strategy from:

"I want your Money!" to "I'ma kiss your a... to keep your money".


they realize, if they piss you off, you prolly wont buy their stuff no more, return it and go elsewhere,

where as they kiss you butt, you keep their stuff and you feel good about it, so you buy from them again.

XFX was always nice to me, only issue i had was I RMA'd during black friday on a EOL 5830 last november, and it was a Loooooooong wait, but it was expected, as I got a 6850 in return, which even with less shaders, ran faster and cooler.
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Actually, the DD coolers are some of the worst out there for these cards....only followed by the bad batch of DC II's. The VRM's overheat on the DD cards, sometimes even at stock. And if you use another cooler.....say goodbye to any warranty you had before, because XFX puts stickers over the screws to tell if you've messed with the card or not.
I hate on XFX, yes. But I do so with good reason. tongue.gif

Rofl, this has been answered years ago. Also, Powercolor use stickers on some cards which they will actually follow thru with. C'mon dude.


http://www.overclock.net/t/892583/official-amd-69xx-owners-club/240_40#post_11787994

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Quote: (KS @ Dec 22 2010, 09:07 PM)

Their double lifetime warranty complete with North American modder support (which allows you to keep the warranty even if you add an aftermarket heatsink) is still intact regardless of the “warranty void if removed” stickers festooning the heatsink bracket. These are installed for regions outside of North America which don’t have the modder-friendly warranty. XFX has also added their own flair to the backplate with a logo laser cut into the exhaust grille.
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Running stock voltages... What do you guys think?

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Is RC11 still the best driver? And why?
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Is RC11 still the best driver? And why?
Cheers.

Yes because it's the most stable of all according to a few fellow ocn members.
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^^^ what is RC11??

i though drivers were labled as 12.7, 12.8 ect??.....

((my noobness in AMD cards is showing isn't it??)) lol
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^^^ what is RC11??
 
i though drivers were labled as 12.7, 12.8 ect??.....
 
((my noobness in AMD cards is showing isn't it??)) lol

 

 

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?p=4224579


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