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Originally Posted by TheReciever View Post

I didn't know that they fired all of the ATI development team and got amd peeps in there....oh wait lol
ATi wasn't acquired by AMD back in 2006, oh wait...
I think the last time they used ATi branding was the HD 5000 series...

Still, it technically isn't ATi anymore.
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post #102 of 190
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Originally Posted by Evil Penguin View Post

ATi wasn't acquired by AMD back in 2006, oh wait...
I think the last time they used ATi branding was the HD 5000 series...

Still, it technically isn't ATi anymore.
Ok gonna change the name
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post #103 of 190
In December 2012, the time I got my HD 7950, drivers were garbage. Jerky movement and random black/ white artifacts in some of my DX9 games (especially Skyrim). But luckily It didn't take too long to fix. The drivers weren't as impressive as Nvidia's considering I came from a GTX 670 and Nvidia drivers at that time were much better and smoother .
But nowadays, AMD drivers for Skyrim are much smoother IMO, But still that doesn't mean they are problem free, even with today's drivers I still get hard lockups with AMD when resuming the PC from sleep, Nvidia didn't give me this trouble, not to mention how annoying are their drivers for overclocking compared to Nvidia. Everytime I resume the PC the stupid drivers always reset the voltage of the card and I have to apply the OC manually again.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 7/25/13 at 4:48pm
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post #104 of 190
No, except for the control center is atrocious and the whole having to reinstall windows thing.
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post #105 of 190
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No, except for the control center is atrocious and the whole having to reinstall windows thing.
Has that happened with their recent drivers? Again like people have said here their old drivers were pretty bad but they've improved tremendously. Nowadays the problems are usually due to PEBKAC but because of their history of bad drivers and people with grudges the idea of them having bad drivers is still spread everywhere.
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post #106 of 190
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No, except for the control center is atrocious and the whole having to reinstall windows thing.

This is all bull crap. AMD catalyst is in top shape quality right now, especially for single card setups, which 90%+ of customers have. wait for July 31st for the crossfire fix.

Do you have any proofs of your claims anyway?

Oh by the way, I guess you never heard about AMD Catalyst uninstall utility 1.2.1.0. Probably not because you don't own any AMD cards (but constantly bash them though)

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Edited by KaRLiToS - 7/25/13 at 4:51pm
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post #107 of 190
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No, except for the control center is atrocious and the whole having to reinstall windows thing.
My $600 7950s will eat your $1000 Titan alive...buttkick.gif
 
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post #108 of 190
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My $600 7950s will eat your $1000 Titan alive...buttkick.gif
And that has what to do with it?

Oh right, I forgot. AMD fans get super butthurt whenever anyone doesn't like their gear.

Talk to me when they can keep up with 2 Titans.
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post #109 of 190
Going from a nvidia card to a AMD card I can say I did find some issues with the drivers but it was nothing that major and you also can't argue with the performance you are able to pick up a 7870 max out any game and play it smoothly.
post #110 of 190
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

This is all bull crap. AMD catalyst is in top shape quality right now, especially for single card setups, which 90%+ of customers have. wait for July 31st for the crossfire fix.

Do you have any proofs of your claims anyway?

Oh by the way, I guess you never heard about AMD Catalyst uninstall utility 1.2.1.0. Probably not because you don't own any AMD cards (but constantly bash them though)

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I just don't like the software. I didn't say it doesn't work.
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