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I think most problems are caused by trying to OC the cards. Also so people dont get the wrong idea only people that complain come here. Those have no problems are enjoining gaming. I got to say HD 79XX so far are not even close to the driver problems AMD has had in the past. They are borderline bad. I did not have a single issue with HD 6990. I got to say though that for me problems start once i try to OC over 1125Mhz. I dont know why AMD has to put limits on their cards. It was so simple with GTX580. Install card, drivers, MSI AB. Set voltage and Clock and Boom. Now i have to unlock this unlock that, disable this, not use that, something is bout to go wrong.
This is really the only problem i had and 12.4 Beta fixed it for me. It was caused from random clock jump from 2D to 3D in desktop.

This pretty much exactly...
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Not disagreeing with anyone here but if your issues are with OCing the card the 680 is probabally not the card you want to get to replace it.


Both of them have their..uh quirks with OCing.
    
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Not disagreeing with anyone here but if your issues are with OCing the card the 680 is probabally not the card you want to get to replace it.
Both of them have their..uh quirks with OCing.

True, thats why I said that the golden age of gpu overclocking may have died with Fermi. My 580's were so simple to use with AB...
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I say go try 680s then share the experience biggrin.gif

 

Also, I don't think AMD is watching this thread biggrin.gif

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True, thats why I said that the golden age of gpu overclocking may have died with Fermi. My 580's were so simple to use with AB...

It started with HD 4890 and ended with GTX580.
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I say go try 680s then share the experience biggrin.gif

Also, I don't think AMD is watching this thread biggrin.gif

AMD would be stupid NOT to watch this thread. Lot's of owners like me are getting seriously pissed that we took the plunge with AMD and really got shortchanged with the drivers. I definitely don't think the 7970 is crap, but if they don't fix things in the next 2 months and 680's have settled down to RRP, I'm gonna have to make the switch.
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AMD would be stupid NOT to watch this thread. Lot's of owners like me are getting seriously pissed that we took the plunge with AMD and really got shortchanged with the drivers. I definitely don't think the 7970 is crap, but if they don't fix things in the next 2 months and 680's have settled down to RRP, I'm gonna have to make the switch.

Or just make to switch to GTX780 instead of HD 8970 lol.
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I say go try 680s then share the experience biggrin.gif

Also, I don't think AMD is watching this thread biggrin.gif

AMD would be stupid NOT to watch this thread. Lot's of owners like me are getting seriously pissed that we took the plunge with AMD and really got shortchanged with the drivers. I definitely don't think the 7970 is crap, but if they don't fix things in the next 2 months and 680's have settled down to RRP, I'm gonna have to make the switch.


 

They are stupid loosing customers but how many? I hope a lot, so the products will go cheaper for those who can use it to the max biggrin.gif

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Funny thing is when I had my first 7970 back in January I didn't really have any issues with games or drivers.
I buy one last week and there just seems to be problems everywhere headscratch.gif
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They are stupid loosing customers but how many? I hope a lot, so the products will go cheaper for those who can use it to the max biggrin.gif

Quite true. Not everyone has money to burn again once they've bought a high-end card. Worse still is the resale value of the 7970's have dropped quite a bit since the 680's came out. If I could get another 7970 for cheap, I would. Hoping Xfire would help my performance a bit. But with all the problems many here are having with Xfire, I'm not even sure it's worth dropping the dough for a second 7970. A price would definitely help. I've got my single card set at 1100/1500 (conservative I know). But it still ain't good enough because of the damn drivers. NV is able to squeeze almost every ounce of performance out of their cards with the superb drivers. We know the 7970's are superior hardware but are being held back by crappy drivers. I do hope AMD is reading and at least update the CAP profiles to ensure the AAA titles are well covered and optimized.
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