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Like the title says, which driver do you use? I'm running the driver that came with the pc and I can't get the Overdrive clocks to stay without VPU recover kicking in. I was able to install 6.11 beta, but I haven't tried OCing with that yet, as I haven't even played a game yet for very long.
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Like the title says, which driver do you use? I'm running the driver that came with the pc and I can't get the Overdrive clocks to stay without VPU recover kicking in. I was able to install 6.11 beta, but I haven't tried OCing with that yet, as I haven't even played a game yet for very long.
I have tried the 6.10's. 6.11's and now are running the XGWarCAt 6.11's.
The WarCat's are by far the best of all.
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I use the Warcat 6.11's and have noticed quite an improvement over the crappy ATi drivers. I will NEVER use there standard drivers.

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LMAO I use the Warcats too......the ATI drivers will probably get better with time, but I will still go with the Warcats
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post #5 of 10
Just for kicks I downloaded the HIS driver set.
LO & BEHOLD these was some XGWarCat drivers.
The next time I visited HIS, these drivers were no longer available.
If anyone wants the complete set incl CCC these are the ones.
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Attached a screenie so you can see the driver set for yourself. I am running 6.14 from the CD that came with my Cards. On the ATI site and Guru3D I only see 6.11, 6.12, 6.13 l;isted. Which I thought was odd--usually the driver on the CD is ancient. But in this case, with a new type of Crossfire link and all this card is different.

I too am having a time trying to get these cards to perform stable.

When I run the artifact test in ATI Tool it will on test on of the two cards in the Crossfire link. I watch the temp rise on one GPU only. Not sure why, but these cards are not supported. I tried a "cracked" ATI tool wherein you replace the .exe but it was not working at all for me--immediate black screen and crash.

ATI Tray Tools will only allow me to change the core. If i touch the memory it fails.

The only tool that claims to change the memory is ATI Overdrive--but my benchmark score go down when Overclocked. That's right: Down.

So I continue to work at this issue. I think some new drivers or patches will eventually sort this out.
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I will give that a go.
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I use WarCat 6.12s.. I have some problems in games though
    
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post #10 of 10
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I've been using the Warcat 6.12s with no issues (exept ones that are independant of this driver )
I would say try downloading Driver Cleaner Pro from
www.Guru3d.com
go to the downloads section, then boot in Safe mode by pressing F8 repeatedly. Run driver cleaner for all of the ATI options (HydraVision, WDM, CCC, etc.)
Then reboot, and I even run a registry cleaner sometimes to make sure, but isn't necessary.
Also, post what issues that you have been having on the Warcat page so WarAnakin knows what's up. Post them here too, I may be able to help.
If it's BF2142, then we maybe have the same issue
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