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With my two 7970s, I had nothing but problems for the first month. Since learning how to deal with those issues, none have ever recurred. It's been over a year now.

 

How did you deal with them?

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post #12 of 29
I had 7950 for two months till I got tired of the drivers. Going back to Nvidia was a like gift from heaven, so much better stability and compatibility with older games. Nvidia's driver control panel is also much better.
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post #13 of 29
I don't even use CCC anymore...

Just install the Display Driver itself and use Afterburner or Trixx to actually control the card clocks/voltage/fan speed.

Or if I have to change actual game/graphics/display settings there's always Radeon Pro for that.
post #14 of 29
Never had CC crash

But when a OC fails and forces the driver to reset you gotta restart your PC else the core clocks get locked to lower speed. But that shouldn't be a problem after you get a stable OC going.

Though TBH I had to do the same thing with my old Geforce card, though not because of core clocks getting stuck but more or less because the card never acts right afterwards.

I find it harder to crash the AMD driver then it is the Geforce driver by overclocking.


I think some user or hardware fault is to blame here.
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post #15 of 29
Ah the everlasting debate about favoritism, fanboyism, companyism, and userism.

So let's remember the moving parts before we address something directly as the company or the drivers they provide -

In the OP - you have someone recording a Gamecube emulator running, recording via MSI afterburner, while running this what is likely non-native to the EMU - in eyefinity.

So you have what is likely a not 100% stable emulator, running what is likely not a 100% stable emulated game, running on top of Afterburner, running on top of the drivers, and pushing all of this potential bugginess in eyefinity.

Kinda seems like you were bound to crash somewhere and having CCC crash seems rather obvious in the given set of circumstances.

But don't bash the drivers because of the conditions you put them through - be objective in your analysis, not subjective.
    
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post #16 of 29
in all my GPU history, honestly the only time i ever had driver issues that werent hardware faults was when the 7 series cards came out and the 320xx drivers were having the 24-48 hour driver crashes...and that was horrible.
like clockwork, around every two days BAM driver would crash and would not reset/recover.
but nvidia fixed it eventually.

ive used both ATI/AMD and nvidia and that was really the only time i personally have had retarded issues.
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post #17 of 29
I owned only one Nvidia card. Gt240 gddr5. Overclocking little past stable clocks was causing driver crash.Generally drivers were stable.On Hd6990 overclocking little past stable clocks can cause artifacts.Overclocking much past stable could cause driver/system crash.

Never had any driver issues on both sides but in my opinion CCC is a bit better (allows to tweak many settings like tessellation for example). My brother who owns hd7950 is also satisfied(no drivers problems).
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post #18 of 29
Speaking from personal experience, I've never had issues with both red and green.
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post #19 of 29
Meh, been on both sides of the camp but honestly, other than crypto mining, and for the fact that it's more of an apple scumbag company with their elitist proprietary ideas, Nvidia statistically delivers better frametimes and it's been proven. It feels like better gaming. I do like AMD though and when it comes to source games, all you need is an intel cpu tongue.gif
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post #20 of 29
Haven't run into a single issue yet in Dolphin emulator with one HDMI TV display connected with my 270X and 7850, though for eyefinity, I'd expect at least to be some driver support for it to work flawlessly which likely nonexistant since I'm guessing eyefinity is supported through AAA game titles on the driver side, to expect it to work for emulators is like putting a gun to your head for Russian roulette.

Played hundreds of hours in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn, not a single driver crash.
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