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Poll Results: AMD Driver Support--is it really that bad?

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  • 15% of voters (5)
    Yes
  • 84% of voters (28)
    No
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post #11 of 40
The major issues and the minor ones too that you hear about more often are generally related to CF setups. Otherwise their drivers aren't that bad at all.
    
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post #12 of 40
Only issues I've had with AMD drivers is in Beta OSes or with Beta drivers.

The official drivers they release every month are perfectly fine biggrin.gif
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post #13 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by macsters View Post

so....you uninstall the drivers with the old card plugged in, run driver sweep, then put the new card in and dl drivers?
i always uninstalled the old drivers with the new card in and didn't have issues, but then again i was always going nvidia-nvidia.

haha, just trust me, don't do it. tongue.gif almost burned out one of my DVI ports.
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post #14 of 40
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Originally Posted by kyismaster View Post

haha, just trust me, don't do it. tongue.gif ­ almost burned out one of my DVI ports.

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thank you for the warning, kind sir. have some rep.
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post #15 of 40
I have never had one problem with AMD or NVIDIA drivers.
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post #16 of 40

Driver problems? huh? 

 

You don't need to uninstall before install new updated driver unless you have CAP profile which is more pain to deal with. I never had a issue installing over the previous driver.

post #17 of 40
Actually no. It's like some people started saying AMD has poor driver support, more people supported, and everyone started to believe that AMD really has poor driver support. I say, better use it yourself and realize. According to me, no it's not that bad as many people say.
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post #18 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by macsters View Post

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thank you for the warning, kind sir. have some rep.

no problem.

I panic'd so bad when that happened xD

just uninstall old card first. shutdown, remove old card.

put in new card, install new card.

and everything should run smoothly smile.gif

thanks for the rep!

edit: then after the new card is installed, you are free to put the old card in if you have a free slot.
Edited by kyismaster - 3/13/12 at 12:32pm
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post #19 of 40
It's really not that bad. people over exaggerate, kind of like the whole running out of VRAM thing tongue.gif
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post #20 of 40
People blow AMD drivers way out of proportion frown.gif I've never had problems with either camp.
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