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the latest ones on the amd website, CCC says Catalyst version 12.3

But there is no pop up, no nothing, nothing happens when i click it

Release date: 3/7/2012 on driver.
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the latest ones on the amd website, CCC says Catalyst version 12.3

But there is no pop up, no nothing, nothing happens when i click it

Release date: 3/7/2012 on driver.

That's really strange, that's the same driver I'm running...... confused.gif
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That's really strange, that's the same driver I'm running...... confused.gif

Did you have rc11 previously installed?
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That's really strange, that's the same driver I'm running...... confused.gif

Did you have rc11 previously installed?

I don't THINK so...I might have though.
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So what should i try next?

Edit: side note, hoping this does not matter but this setup was previously with a GTX 560 and i just uninstalled drivers, reset then installed AMD drivers, think a clean install might fix this? really dont want to waste the time but if thats my only option....
Edited by Twitt - 3/28/12 at 12:04am
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Did you have rc11 previously installed?

OMG!!!! I uninstalled my video drivers, installed RC11 and BAM worked like a charm. thank you guys so much for your help.

So whats the recommended voltage for a 24/7 OC?
post #27 of 34
I hope you dont mind if i ask it here..

When i want to oc my card with afterburner or ati overdrive sometimes it gives me ''display driver has crashed'' error. It randomly messes core clock; it locks core clock at default speed and sometimes it stucks at 500mhz (mostly because of having videos open on browser).. Sometimes BF3 and other games crashes because of that.. But when i play with stock speeds there is no issue, not even one.

This is a fresh windows 7 installation and i installed 12.3 drivers.

Is there a way to fix these issues to use oc ?
Edited by Silvaren - 3/28/12 at 6:13am
post #28 of 34
The problem is you didn't have the RC11 drivers in the syswow64/sys32 folder with the new drivers.

You have to copy them over when installing the newer drivers to disable to UPLS. Once you put them in and change the REG you should be good.
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post #29 of 34
Erm what do i need to do exactly ? Can you explain it ? Thank you.
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reading this totally helped me solve my problem from earlier. Thanks Pioneer! I've been trying to bump my voltage up for the whole day and then found this. Easy mode biggrin.gif
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