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anyone use this drivers? Im still on 169.44
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i am using 174.74 now, and i have had no problems.
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anyone use this drivers? Im still on 169.44
They're the only drivers I've used to date... They seem great I've played Crysis + run 3dmark06 without a hitch, sorry I can't really comment on how they compare to previous drivers.
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I'm running Xtreme G's 174.74 drivers and love them. They allowed me to achieve higher stable overclocks on my 8800gt and I think the picture quality is prettier than with the 169 stock forceware.
    
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I've found the 174.74s to be a bit slower for older games, but faster for newer, shader heavy, games.
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I'm running Xtreme G's 174.74 drivers and love them. They allowed me to achieve higher stable overclocks on my 8800gt and I think the picture quality is prettier than with the 169 stock forceware.
I also use Xtream Gs 174.74 and i love them.
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Im running the stock 169.21

690/1984 - Think i could go higher with the newer drivers?
    
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Had every single beta driver for Vista since it was released, since the 169's I've had no problems. XP, idk. Can but try them for yourself OP!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HauntSheep View Post
Im running the stock 169.21

690/1984 - Think i could go higher with the newer drivers?
Yes

I was stuck at 700/1950 with the old stock forceware (169.44 or 169.21 can't remember), once I installed the xtremeg's I got up to 750/2066 that was stable in games, but caused some issues while watching movies. 732/2006 is stable all around though.
    
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