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Have you tried your HD7870 in another rig?
Test it on a different cpu/monitor and see if there are still problems.

This is so you can confirm if the videocard is causing the problems and not something else.
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post


especially in driver . . . .





issues.

I've had no driver issues with my 7970s.....

and....

*GASP*

I'm using crossfire! tongue.gif

 

But, I guess if OP doesn't like it, he doesn't like it.

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post #13 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

have you tried disabling Hardware Acceleration?

No, I have a **** CPU right now until I buy a new system in a few months.
post #14 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by TehOnlyMITTENS View Post

I've had no driver issues with my 7970s.....
and....
*GASP*
I'm using crossfire! tongue.gif


But, I guess if OP doesn't like it, he doesn't like it.

I have the worst issues when I enable CF for 3 or 4 of my 7970s. I usually only use one or two at a time for a reason. They don't always work well at the same time. idk why. In that sense nVIDIA has better drivers but other than that it's nothing big. Both drivers have come a long way. And with the driver fix at the end of this month I hope to see a change for tri and quad fire.
post #15 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TehOnlyMITTENS View Post

I've had no driver issues with my 7970s.....
and....
*GASP*
I'm using crossfire! tongue.gif


But, I guess if OP doesn't like it, he doesn't like it.

I never had driver problems with AMD either. And the 7870 is awesomely fast, I just don't like it.
post #16 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by edalbkrad View Post

Have you tried your HD7870 in another rig?
Test it on a different cpu/monitor and see if there are still problems.

This is so you can confirm if the videocard is causing the problems and not something else.

It's a known issues since Firefox 18 or so. I have also RMAed the original 7870 I had and the problem persists.
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