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CCC just crashed out of nowhere when i was recording dolphin gamecube emu with msi afterburner when playing twilight princess in eyefinity.

And also when a overclock fails, the amd driver doesn't recover or reset the clock which was set after it crashes..

Now i get why most nvidia users hate amd's gpu's

Sounds like more software/user problems msi ab can cause ccc to crash best to have ulps disabled inside msi ab, i always do that and i havet had a driver crash i didnt cause in a long time only time i crashed is when i was mining and pushed the cores of my 2 7970s over 1200mhz and memory thru the roof to i was able to get it 24/7 stable folding just needed to have right voltages.
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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
Actually recently AMD has had better single GPU frametimes.
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Sounds like more software/user problems msi ab can cause ccc to crash best to have ulps disabled inside msi ab, i always do that and i havet had a driver crash i didnt cause in a long time only time i crashed is when i was mining and pushed the cores of my 2 7970s over 1200mhz and memory thru the roof to i was able to get it 24/7 stable folding just needed to have right voltages.

Yeah.. just one problem.. me and hardware's voltages has never been very good friends tongue.gif Allways instability. 570 was the only gpu i made a perfect OC with that didn't crash even in 3dmark 11.
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I get driver resets on a stock clocked 780Ti on a near-daily basis. It sounds like gaming PC's may not be for you.

Over my 7 years as a nvidia user i've never experienced once that the nvidia driver has crashed upon me unless i was trying to overclock the cards.
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I also had no luck getting PhysX to work. Well, I got it to work, but the performance was unplayable.

Well, my experience with the "cpu physx" where just as good as when my nvidia cards rendered it.
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post #24 of 29
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Actually recently AMD has had better single GPU frametimes.

yep drivers helped 7x alot and the 290/290x frame times are same to nvdia cards sometimes better so the frame time thing can be thrown out the window now days.
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post #25 of 29
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This makes me wonder something kind of weird: maybe this is some kind of "fate" thing. I have never have any problems with NVIDIA's GeForce cards. Then, the very first red card I try is the R9 290 and I had nothing but problems with it - even before installing my GTX 580 for PhysX.

lol. you were raving about CCC in one of your many threads. i've only owned amd cards and never had trouble as much as you did. but then again, i don't use physx nor ccc (only for scaling and when i crossfired one time).

ok, i also use CCC for Hydragrid.biggrin.gif
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Nope, even though i have experienced problems with the software doesnt mean i don't want the software wink.gif

I biought the 290 4gb for multi monitor purposes, which nvidia aint so good at.
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post #27 of 29
The original issue might as well be a bug on the emulator.
post #28 of 29
Let's not forget when Nvidia released a driver that killed cards, if you're going to play the "omg these drivers suck bla bla bla" let's not forget that one as I think it'll stomp on most AMD/ATI drivers issues. They haven't released a driver that actually killed GPU's...

That said, the only time I've ever had issues with ATI/AMD is when they first come out and I'm running Crossfire and the only time I ever had issues with Nvidia is... well, when they killed cards and running SLI when the cards first come out.

Hmm rolleyes.gif

P.S - I'm running 2x GTX 680's.
     
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post #29 of 29
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It sounds to me like you have other issues. Driver resets are not a normal thing for gaming PCs. To me, any problem at all is a sign of instability.
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Over my 7 years as a nvidia user i've never experienced once that the nvidia driver has crashed upon me unless i was trying to overclock the cards.

My 780 Ti Classified is at stock lol. CPU overclock has been stable folding, mining and encoding without issue for 3 months.
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