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7970...12.2 Display driver has stopped working!!!

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these newer drivers are poo for the 7970. i was having some similar issues. so i would recommend using the drivers that came with your card until amd releases an official driver.
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I installed the drivers from the disc, same thing. I just re-installed windows and put downloaded 12.2 from the AMD site. I thought it was working ok but it still does it every so often. Can a defective card cause this? Or is it for sure a driver issue?
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Latest (12.2) drivers worked the best for me. Only time I started seeing these issues with driver not responding is when I overclocked my card a bit too much. So I just backed it down a bit and this problem is completely gone for me. If you have your card OCed try to return to stock clocks and see what happens.
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