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You'll be pretty mad if the finally fix the driver in a month or so. Give them some time, I'm sure they will. If you don't play MW3, you should try the 8.95.5 driver for BF3, works great.

8.95.5 won't install on my hardware, it crashes, and takes the entire OS with it. I even reinstalled the entire OS, installed mobo drivers, and patched (that's it), then tried to install it. Crashed. Result? Dead OS, safe mode wouldn't even boot after. I have tried to use it, but no dice.

There is a piece of hardware the AMD driver Gods aren't pleased with in my rig, and I am trying to find it.

Going to see if I have any available mobo bios updates tonight.
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Ya, the drivers work for me but they broke safe mode. As soon as you hit the login it resets to bios.
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post #7423 of 38704
I'm guessing there will be a huge mess if I just try to install AMD drivers without completely removing all the Nvidia stuff so I'm just going to do a fresh Windows install when I get my 7970's...
post #7424 of 38704
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Originally Posted by Hambone07si View Post

You'll be pretty mad if the finally fix the driver in a month or so. Give them some time, I'm sure they will. If you don't play MW3, you should try the 8.95.5 driver for BF3, works great.

8.95.5 won't install on my hardware, it crashes, and takes the entire OS with it. I even reinstalled the entire OS, installed mobo drivers, and patched (that's it), then tried to install it. Crashed. Result? Dead OS, safe mode wouldn't even boot after. I have tried to use it, but no dice.

There is a piece of hardware the AMD driver Gods aren't pleased with in my rig, and I am trying to find it.

Going to see if I have any available mobo bios updates tonight.

Is it possible it's a PCI 3.0 problem?
Because I'm experiencing no problems at all, but I use a x79 board... same model as yours.
    
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post #7425 of 38704
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That still sounds like a lot more trouble to go through than just clicking "Install" like with new Nvidia drivers. Just something to get used to I guess...

I never do any of that stuff. I download the new driver, install it, and it works fine. I've been messing around with trying to OC my cards last night and early today, and I've (re)installed drivers at least 20 times. Everything works fine.
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post #7426 of 38704
So the latest WHQL is 12.2 (3-7-12) and should be used with 12.2 cap1 ?? I haven't tried that one yet. Do you have to install the missing files for AB to use UOM?
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post #7427 of 38704
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Is it possible it's a PCI 3.0 problem?
Because I'm experiencing no problems at all, but I use a x79 board... same model as yours.

Hmm, this could be an excuse to upgrade my mobo smile.gif Just not sure about the one I want.
Edited by svthomas - 3/26/12 at 10:44am
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That still sounds like a lot more trouble to go through than just clicking "Install" like with new Nvidia drivers. Just something to get used to I guess...

I never do any of that stuff. I download the new driver, install it, and it works fine. I've been messing around with trying to OC my cards last night and early today, and I've (re)installed drivers at least 20 times. Everything works fine.

This.
As I said before, only thing I do different is unistalling the old one, then I reboot and install new one.
    
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Yeah, I guess if I stick to WHQL drivers I should be fine. I'm a total AMD noob though, I don't understand the numbering scheme or the "CAP" deal...
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Is it possible it's a PCI 3.0 problem?
Because I'm experiencing no problems at all, but I use a x79 board... same model as yours.

Nether of us are on X79. If your referring to mine, that's my work pc.

You guys saying that you never do anything else, try having EYEFINITY. If you done "nothing else" and install the driver, reboot, come back into windows and your eyefinity resolution will already be setup and so will bezel correction, which then = problems.
Edited by Hambone07si - 3/26/12 at 11:04am
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