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I am using a refernce 7970 flashed to ghz bios in eyefinity and this driver cause skyrim to have no light shine down in a large radius around me I know how to properly clean and install drivers and caps but I cannot get rid of this dark contrast in skyrim. I have reinstalled and with no mods and the game still does it. Anybody know whats going on? Help

12.7 beta works fine
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With the 12.8 drivers i'm only getting 66% load under furmark. Thats the only thing i've noticed thus far. Gaming/benching results in 100% gpu usage but not furmark anymore. Debating wether to revert or wait for 12.9 beta or w/e the next release is.
Edited by Maurauder - 8/17/12 at 9:48pm
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I was having all types of Firefox and flash issues. Ended up doing a restore just to make sure there wasn't any screwed up registry issues. I will sit on 12.6 until they get the issues worked out.
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I am using a refernce 7970 flashed to ghz bios in eyefinity and this driver cause skyrim to have no light shine down in a large radius around me I know how to properly clean and install drivers and caps but I cannot get rid of this dark contrast in skyrim. I have reinstalled and with no mods and the game still does it. Anybody know whats going on? Help
12.7 beta works fine

please don't tell me that "cleaning" involved some sort of program? Like you just uninstalled the drivers via windows and didn't use driver sweeper or ccleaner right?
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always have used driver sweeper and never had problems with it. it is clearly the 12.8 driver at faults used it on my win8 and it does the exact same thing. I have to stick with 12.7 beta
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Ran into Firefox memory issues with 12.8. Would get the windows is out of memory error (8GB mem) and FF would crash. Noticed that every time I scrolled a window about 100MB would be added to memory usage. Disabled hardware acceleration in FF and all is well.

Went to the AMD forums to have a look around and they say AMD is working on a hotfix for it. So it is a known issue.

Going to try 12.7 beta until they get it fixed.

Edit - In case anyone ran into the same issue, 12.7b drivers seem to work just fine.
Edited by the grinch - 8/19/12 at 3:00pm
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