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Tri-fire still dont work. In single configuration 12.4 is pretty good. I dont have the 3d clock lock up anymore. Lets hope 12.5 works for trifire
my cards are in trifire with my 5970 and 5870 in 12.4b and 12.5b i do like the 12.5 betas better but lower 3dmark11 scores it seems.
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my cards are in trifire with my 5970 and 5870 in 12.4b and 12.5b i do like the 12.5 betas better but lower 3dmark11 scores it seems.

I mean 7970's
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On 12.4, each time I enter Windows, my second 7970's fan stops spinning completely and shuts down. I know it's the drivers since it starts spinning back up when I uninstall them. Suffice it to say that it's unusable for crossfire, even though GPU-Z reports crossfire enabled.

Back to 12.3 and both 7970s are running fine.
    
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Well I figured out the artifacts were just caused by my card going bad so I sent it in to Gigabyte for an RMA. Gonna be another week or so before I get it back though.
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12.1. /thread IMO

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veblen did you try disabling ulps?
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I installed 12.1 with my clean Vista install last night; I ran into that stupid "you need .NET 3.5 to use Catalysts!" error. Why have AMD/ATI not included it in their installer yet, after all these years?
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I have gone back to 12.1 , 12.4 was corrupting text in FSX and performance went down in XPX.
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Also went back to 12.1 and guess what? Everything works as it should! Oddly but not so much, the overclock I had put on my 6770 is back to what it was before the last 3 updates. Guess that info was hanging in there somewhere, despite the fact that I installed everything and deleted the drivers. Whatever, it all works. Holding off buying a 7850 till I hear the drivers are perfected. Otherwise gonna have to see what the gtx660 has to offer when that comes out.

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my confidence in ATI is completely gone now frown.gif i mean, in the past few years the drivers have just got progressively worse... its like they aren't even trying anymore

the 12.1 drives started giving BSOD, used atiman uninstaller, switched to 12.4 and they couldn't regnognize my card, used atiman again + driver sweeper, reinstalled drivers and it still couldnt install properly, so went back to 12.3 and it seems to be working now tongue.gif

ati is a sinking ship... i think its time to switch sides! nvidia here i come rolleyes.gif
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