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wow you have bad luck kid. Sorry about that. but no, driver issues only affect some people. hell, the only problem i ever had with amd was blu-ray playback. that's since been a non-issue... you really should look into fine tuning your rig before chopping it up to a driver issue though. it could be a bad oc, bad psu, or bad other parts! You need to localize the problem from cpu, ram, mobo, psu, etc, before you can definitively say it's your gpu. Even if it's stock settings, you still need to fine tune it 99% of the time in my experience.
Edited by hollowtek - 10/8/12 at 2:23am
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wow you have bad luck kid. Sorry about that. but no, driver issues only affect some people. hell, the only problem i ever had with amd was blu-ray playback. that's since been a non-issue... you really should look into fine tuning your rig before chopping it up to a driver issue though. it could be a bad oc, bad psu, or bad other parts! You need to localize the problem from cpu, ram, mobo, psu, etc, before you can definitively say it's your gpu. Even if it's stock settings, you still need to fine tune it 99% of the time in my experience.

Agree about the fine running you should make sure your timings for your memory are input correctly also how much ram is it? If you have 2 sets of 4 then get rid of one of them. 4gb is enough and you are not supposed to mix ram of different spreads and timings.
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For you people saying I'm trolling (I removed my order numbers for privacy)





I could upload more proof but I am a bit strapped for time/my inbox is in a bit of a mess

I just got back from school just now, So I'm going to have a shot at trying out the suggestions on this thread. Thanks (to the people that are actually helping)
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Edited by ChickenDippers - 10/8/12 at 10:36am
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its weird ..so many bad amd cards one after the other? am sure its not the gpu..its got to be something else..and why didnt u switch to nvidia rather than trying your luck again and again with a company you became frustrated with ?
    
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O, what Power supply are you using. i need the brand and how much? 400w? 500W? 600W?

Edit,: Sorry, i see that you are using a 550W... have you test it with a higher output PSU? like over 650w? Also, have you test it with a different monitor?
Edited by chris-br - 10/8/12 at 11:44am
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I switched to a corsair 650w unit. Also I switched to a dell IPS monitor in May.
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I have had the same bad luck with Nvidia cards. 4 stock, never overclocked Nvidia cards died within the 30 days of purchase the past 3 years (GTX 470, GTX 480, and two GTX 570's) . The other two 480's, another 470, two 5870's, two 6970's, 6870, 6850, 5770 and 460's I had ran just fine. It is just strange and bizarre how video cards just go poof so easily. frown.gif
post #58 of 208
You seem do just have bad luck or you are doing something wrong .
Maybe other hardware is creating these problems. I have owned many ati to amd cards and never had problems
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RAM, PSU and MOBO are the best guesses we've got.

Your mishmashed ram are the most likely culprits.
    
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Have you tried on a fresh OS install? Sounds like registry errors to me. DriverSweeper WILL remove files you need. I suspect you've run it multiple times also.
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