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well thats it, it doesnt seem to be of use to me, and im going to try out the omega drvers, can i uninstall or is it necessary for something?

check post #7 for new question.
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well thats it, it doesnt seem to be of use to me, and im going to try out the omega drvers, can i uninstall or is it necessary for something?
No it is not necessary to have it. I always just used the driver by itself. So uninstall it and make it go away! lol.
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sweet, thats what i was thinking, it seems to be a bloated program, at least for me and my simple uses.

so is there a difference between ngo and omega drivers?
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Theres no need to keeps it..The control center alows you to configute graphical settings.
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maybe someone can answer here how to use ati try tool to overclock, i cant figure it out.
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maybe someone can answer here how to use ati try tool to overclock, i cant figure it out.
Just load up ATITool and choose "find max core" and 'find max memory". Those two buttons will find your max stable overclock for that ATI card. You can only do one at a time though. I usually find max core first, let it run for like an hour and then write down the core clock. Set it back to default settings and then do the same with the memory. Once you have both figures you can manually set them with the sliders and then save it as a profile. You can even get it to load these settings on boot up. Good Luck!

BTW, I would try the NGO drivers over the Omega's. Or you can try the Extreme G versions at THIS website. I use the Nvidia based XG drivers and they work well. Might give them a try.
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i meant ati try tool. i have been using ati tool and in works fine but have heard good things about tray tool but it says overclocking is diabled.
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I use ati tray tools and it's 10 times better than ATI tool. It also gave me a higher overclock, while ATI tool corrupted my screen. And you gotta love auto overclocking... extends the life of the video card while recucing the power bill.
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i still cant figure the thing out though. do i need to make a profile? also it doesnt just let me overclock, ati tool you just move the sliders, what do you do with tray tool?
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