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Just me or do the 174.74 drivers lower FPS for Flight Simulator X?

post #1 of 10
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I don't know for sure, because I haven't played it in a long time, but I'm pretty sure my game was smoother with the 169.44 drivers...
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yes i experienced the same slowdown in games, which is why i reverted back to the 169.44 ones.

it was also unstable too, crysis and cod4 crashed ALOT!
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Yeah, same problem here. Crysis worked fine on 169.44 drivers, but since installing 174.74, Crysis crashes a lot, lower FPS, and some artifacting. I'm about to switch back.
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I have them. They didn't effect crysis, but my fps in Team Fortress 2 now drops into the 30s, before it was 50-60s. Switching back to the older ones later
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Yep, they did crash a lot on me too.....BSOD'd numerous times even for TOCA Race Driver 3.So, i switched to the Xtreme G version and all is fine now......
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post #6 of 10
I wouldn't know, all i play is CS:S and CS 1.6...

Works fine.
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yea i got artifacting with the 174.74's as well
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post #8 of 10
Install 174.85 beta? I've been using them without any problems.
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i wish there were drivers that made me think "oh my gosh these are amazing" like dramatic increase in performance
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post #10 of 10
LegendaryC, you're using 174.85? Are they stable and everything working alright? Just wondering because Nvidia doesn't have this driver up on they're sight yet.
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