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ATi ver7.7 July 19,2007 drivers any good?

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I was just wondering how many people updated to the new Ati driver. I know it's always good to update to the new driver but my buddy just updated yesturday and is having some weird accuring issues. Is the driver good or bad release?
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Check out this thread for answers

http://www.overclock.net/ati/214821-...-analysis.html
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I'm pretty sure all the newer ATI drivers are solely focused on the 2x00 series.
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Do not update to this driver. There is no improvement over the last release.
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I'm pretty sure all the newer ATI drivers are solely focused on the 2x00 series.
ironically performance did not improve on 2900s, decreased in fact. But every other version seems to have improved a hair.
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ironically performance did not improve on 2900s, decreased in fact. But every other version seems to have improved a hair.
thats only you, or perhaps ur running Vista. i heard that these drivers really only compliment HD2x00 users, i noticed an increase in performance, plus we get support for 24xAA but im using win xp.

if u dont have one of the 2x00 series, stick with the older drivers. 7.5 worked well for me with my X1950
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I was just wondering how many people updated to the new Ati driver. I know it's always good to update to the new driver but my buddy just updated yesturday and is having some weird accuring issues. Is the driver good or bad release?
http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/11...sis/index.html More info from here.
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Infact its not always best to update as newer drivers are optimized for the newer cards and can thus cause issues with older hardware.
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