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These drivers suck for me. I have to use my 8.10 drivers and my next card will be an nvidia
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I havent had one problem with these drivers. They are the best to date, for me anyway.
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XP x64 has the exact same 32-bit capabilities as Vista x64 and anybody that tries to tell you otherwise is dead wrong. Hell, it uses the exact same 32-bit emulation layer as Vista x64, WoW64.
without trying to hijack the thread, could you expand on this a little ?

i was always under the impression 32 bit xp drivers were a nightmare on 64 bit, but vista in 64 can emulate 32 to run any vista driver (although there are some specific 64's)

for the record, i've installed the 8.12's on both my x1950pro and iceq4 4850 without a glitch, even after having an 8800 installed on the 4850 system.
    
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i've had a lot more bsods with the new drivers in vista x64, i might have to go back to 8.8's or something, seeing as i'll probably never play farcry 2
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These work perfectly for me.
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Hah, you know what, i just fixed my driver crash issue, so now i can say these drivers are fantastic

ps, for those with the same error (ATI driver crash in Vista), i figured out that mine was caused by the 2D and 3D profile switching (ie, clock speed switching), i fixed it by basically upping the 2D clocks to match the 3D clocks, pretty simple fix and yet, all my problems are gone only difference is it now runs at higher clocks 100% of the time, but considering they already did this about 80% of the time, there isn't much difference, i guess these drivers just switches between profiles more often than the older drivers thus the increase in crash frequency?
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Never had a problem with these drivers they are great and tri-fire is working quite well .
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post #28 of 43
I'm quite positive that alot of 64bit user have some sort of problemes with theses drivers... seems like the 32bit version is fine...
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Yeah except NVIDIA has 10s of other copies to at least try to get working?

ATI has one version for each month and the occasional beta release.

I have my share of problems too but I have the availability of like 5 versions that are made in the past month or so that I can use.

Just yesterday I updated to 180.84 beta 1 and COD4 was constantly crashing, I had the choice to get 180.84 beta 3 or 180.43 WHQL, or hell, even 180.44beta - there was also a 180.74 release.
Whoa, you actually have the time to try out 10 copies.

Enjoy your beta drivers and constant lack of something called a life.
    
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Whoa, you actually have the time to try out 10 copies.

Enjoy your beta drivers and constant lack of something called a life.
Please step away from the keyboard, citizen.

Trolling isn't necessary here.
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