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I have had no problems, and I've been using automatic updates. The internal update utility saves a lot of hassle as well.

    
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12.3 messed with my 6850 and made AA not work at all with Skyrim... 12.4 got installed today and fixed the issue before I even rebooted.

I'd say 12.3 were the crap drivers, and to either go with 12.1 as suggested - or just test out 12.4 and see how those work out.

I'm happy with 12.4 but that's only because it fixed the single issue I was experiencing.
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it can`t hurt to try out the 12.4 drivers but you will prob end reinstalling 12.1 again lol
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Honestly, which matters more, benchmarks or gameplay/usability? biggrin.gif
     
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Tera is not working atm great with ati. Also 12.4 is very good mlaa with SSA is beast in diablo. Also i see a boost and diablo 3 went extra smooth biggrin.gif Use atiman uninstaller

Im having no issues with 12.3 but how does Atiman uninstaller work? Do you have to first uninstall the drivers from control panel and then this? Or can you just go ahead and use this right away?
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You just run ATIMan Uninstaller, that's it, fully automated.
Yeah, but ATI's uninstaller leaves driver files and registry settings all over the place that can break things in new drivers. I don't use Windows Restore, so I can't comment on that.

This doesnt make any sense...First you say just run it. Then you say it leaves driver files and registry settings all over the place. So use it or no?? redface.gif
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This doesnt make any sense...First you say just run it. Then you say it leaves driver files and registry settings all over the place. So use it or no?? redface.gif

I was responding to two different posts, lol. I was also separating ATI's Uninstaller and ATIMan Uninstaller.

Use ATIMan Uninstaller.
     
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You just run ATIMan Uninstaller, that's it, fully automated.
Yeah, but ATI's uninstaller leaves driver files and registry settings all over the place that can break things in new drivers. I don't use Windows Restore, so I can't comment on that.

This doesnt make any sense...First you say just run it. Then you say it leaves driver files and registry settings all over the place. So use it or no?? redface.gif
I suggest you read his post again. He says ATI uninstaller is bad and leaves stuff behind. ATIMAN is good.
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I suggest you read his post again. He says ATI uninstaller is bad and leaves stuff behind. ATIMAN is good.

HAHA...Yeah I reread it. Makes better sense. Rep'D
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more results after testing:
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quick 1080p preset, furmark:
4031 - gpu overclocking had been reset for some reason
4751 - overclocked, 900 core, 1295 mem
4774 - overclocked CPU (3.8 ghz/1600 mhz) and GPU 900/1295
4806 - overclocked CPU/GPU, catalyst 12.3 drivers, high performance' mode ON
4916 - overclocked CPU(4 ghz/1333 mhz) / GPU, catalyst 12.3 drivers, updated windows to SP1, all updates installed, high performance' mode ON
4503 - installed catalyst 12.4 drivers, overclocked GPU to previous settings (900 core / 1295 mem), 'high performance' mode ON
4845 - installed catalyst 12.1a drivers, overclocked GPU to previous settings (900 core / 1295 mem), 'high performance' mode ON
4426 - installed *8.97* driver (preview), overclocked GPU to previous settings (900 core / 1295 mem), 'high performance' mode ON
in bold are the ones ive just done

meh... i might just go back to the 12.3 since they had the highest score and I wasn't really having any issues
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