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Except multiple sites did reviews at stock showing latency between the frames at a really bad rate. AMD even admitted this. If it was just a few kids messing up there settings, AMD would not issue a statement that they are working on a fix.


I wasn't refering to latency, Wich really wasn't an issue, I was refering to driver instability to wich the person i originaly quoted was calling it out and alot of people in the thread were.
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All I can say is that 13.1 gives me the most ridiculous flickering problems in GW2 which is the first time I have had such problems with my 7950. Very annoying, but considering the performance I've been getting out of this card for the price I have no reason to complain. I just hope they fix the flickering in 13.2!
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I wasn't refering to latency, Wich really wasn't an issue, I was refering to driver instability to wich the person i originaly quoted was calling it out and alot of people in the thread were.

Like heck it wasn't an issue. Skyrim is so much more enjoyable fixed on 13.2 beta.
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Personally i think there are many people that don't have issues, The squeaky wheel gets teh grease, And being an overclocking forum people are inclined to tinker with their cards and tweak settings so i think half the problems are coming from there, Once i installed my cards i left them the hell alone, overclocked to 1250 and didn't touch a thing after that.

Well people dont play 20 games at once. I dont have problem with the games i play but i cant play FC3 because of stutter.
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Like heck it wasn't an issue. Skyrim is so much more enjoyable fixed on 13.2 beta.

That big of an improvement? Skyrim is about the only game where I slightly notice the issue on my 7970, but I've got tons of mods too so not sure how much they play a role
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Well people dont play 20 games at once. I dont have problem with the games i play but i cant play FC3 because of stutter.

I haven't tried farcry 3 on mine so I cant speak for Nvidia, but it seems to be more of a common problem with AMD not having support when a Game is released. Nvidia seems to me to run games better at release. Not saying Nvidia does not have issues but they seem to be fewer.

I had 3 7 series AMD gpu's this year and if it wasn't green/black screens of death it was horrid stuttering. Sad cause I was a legit AMD gpu fanboy.

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That big of an improvement? Skyrim is about the only game where I slightly notice the issue on my 7970, but I've got tons of mods too so not sure how much they play a role

I noticed it in alot of games. CoD's, skyrim, new vegas, and SC2
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I used the settings provide in last page for FC3 and the stutter is almost comply eliminated. Sucks that i dont feel like play FC3 any more.

@ Dimaggio

I never had game related problem with HD 7970 and i had it since launch. Most problems where Windows related like the sleep bug. I dont play Skyrim any more but i used to play it fine with HD 6990.
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With all the complaints about the 7970 drivers, I have to say outside of flash videos i have never experienced "Instability" I think half y'all be making it up, I fixed flash by turning off hardware acceleration, who uses flash thesedays anyway?

<- First week buyer

lol?

Point is when you have flickering and flash issues and have to turn off features you DO have a problem. I will never understand why you all choose to ignore blatant common (and widespread) issues. My 7950's flickering and black screen issues (which funny enough, were caused by drivers) caused me to sell it. Waiting for my tax returns but I'm pretty much going to get a 670 or 680, not sure which yet.
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lol?

Point is when you have flickering and flash issues and have to turn off features you DO have a problem. I will never understand why you all choose to ignore blatant common (and widespread) issues. My 7950's flickering and black screen issues (which funny enough, were caused by drivers) caused me to sell it. Waiting for my tax returns but I'm pretty much going to get a 670 or 680, not sure which yet.

I must be the luckiest man on earth, I don't have these problems...
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lol?

Point is when you have flickering and flash issues and have to turn off features you DO have a problem. I will never understand why you all choose to ignore blatant common (and widespread) issues. My 7950's flickering and black screen issues (which funny enough, were caused by drivers) caused me to sell it. Waiting for my tax returns but I'm pretty much going to get a 670 or 680, not sure which yet.

How come i never have that problem? I have not touched any flash setting now do i get any flickering. I did get some flickering like 8 moths ago but that old news.
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