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post #1 of 7
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i instaled 175.16. they caused crashes.. installed 175.70 still nothing. im thinking of downgrading. which is the best and stable drivers? i used to play pes 2008 on my pc on 64bit. now it doesnt work at all. crashes as soon as it starts. Any recommendations?
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post #2 of 7
I had great experience with the 169 omegas.

But I have no issues with the 175.16 so our systems may have different tastes in drivers...


If you OC your card, you may wana try any games that crash or lock up at lower clock speeds..
I have probs with EA games and OC'd cards, set defaults and runs smooth as butter..
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Im running 175.12 and they are causing crashes too. I've been thinking about trying omega drivers, but from what I am able to gather, they are just drivers tweaked for performance, rather than quality. I figure if I want performance over quality I'll just turn down the settings in my game.
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post #4 of 7
I'm running the 175.16 on x64 and it's pretty stable, but we have different card. Haven't u try the 175.80 beta version? A couple people say that they work well. One said that it makes his games run 50x faster on his 6600 series card. So I think u can give it a shot. But remember it's a beta driver and try to uninstall your old driver completely before install new one. I think there is a driver cleaner in this forum's download section. Good Luck.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by KClaisse View Post
Im running 175.12 and they are causing crashes too. I've been thinking about trying omega drivers, but from what I am able to gather, they are just drivers tweaked for performance, rather than quality. I figure if I want performance over quality I'll just turn down the settings in my game.
Well if your game is crashing anyway then why not try the omega drivers? Not like you have anything to lose, and improved performance could very well be because of worked out bugs.
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post #6 of 7
the 175.80's are nice.
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post #7 of 7
Yea try the new ones.
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