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I can't believe this thread is at 2000+ pages and the game hasn't even released yet.

Most pages in a thread ever once the game releases? :whee:

I can't wait. One more week.
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I say BF3, bring it on! GTX 580's on the way!
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A lot of users on this forum and nvidia's including myself get random "driver stopped responding" crashes doing absolutely nothing on the last 3 driver sets. There's also a lot of unnecessary 3D clock ramping w/ certain apps that don't need it.


I liked this a lot. One of the few I've watched the whole way through. What's the music?
Glad to stick with AMD GPUs. I used to have driver failed popup all the time with Nvidia drivers on all notebook and desktop. AMD driver happens only 2 times for the last 7 months.


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Glad to stick with AMD GPUs. I used to have driver failed popup all the time with Nvidia drivers on all notebook and desktop. AMD driver happens only 2 times for the last 7 months.


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that's cuz they weren't setup properly.
both AMD and Nvidia have zero problems if configured the right way.
ea.
wipe profiles, wipe drivers before install, install drivers from device manager, install drivers while using stock CPU clocks(all installs should be done with stock clocks)...etc
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One of the things you're not supposed to do with nvidia drivers anymore is use device manager, you're supposed to use add/remove programs and get rid of everything, the graphics driver last of all.
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Glad to stick with AMD GPUs. I used to have driver failed popup all the time with Nvidia drivers on all notebook and desktop. AMD driver happens only 2 times for the last 7 months.


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that is not due to driver error...but user error
    
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Really proud of my 295 for the game~ now I just want to play it already. Looking forward to some chopper operations. Thinking of a quality stick to fly the chopper if they add controls. Most likely consider rudder pedals for thrust as well. I use a mouse and keyboard mostly for the game, but I don't see how to keep the thing from autostabalizing without a stick.
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post
Glad to stick with AMD GPUs. I used to have driver failed popup all the time with Nvidia drivers on all notebook and desktop. AMD driver happens only 2 times for the last 7 months.


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I say BF3, bring it on! GTX 580's on the way!
Does this mean the end of your performance status updates?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hazzeedayz View Post
...both AMD and Nvidia have zero problems if configured the right way...
That's just ridiculous. We woudn't have updates if that were the case. Just because you don't experience or notice the issue, doesn't mean someone else won't.

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that is not due to driver error...but user error
Because 100% without a doubt, it could never be a driver problem, right?

Didn't Bad Company 2 have map load issues w/ the first set of AMD/ATI drivers last year? Crysis 2 on release using an SLI setup? Driver problems aren't a myth. This isn't Blair Witch. :/
Edited by Jodiuh - 10/17/11 at 9:01am
post #20739 of 52874
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Originally Posted by Hazzeedayz View Post
...both AMD and Nvidia have zero problems if configured the right way...
That's just ridiculous. We woudn't have updates if that were the case. Just because you don't experience or notice the issue, doesn't mean someone else won't.

im just saying, that if you do your research before messing with drivers...such as incompatibility of certain software/hardware AND do your installs correctly then you won't have problems.
it's that simple.

driver updates are for new games/apps that come out...and only when a new one is broken that they release a fix.

driver revisions are fixes, driver updates are for new stuff....
post #20740 of 52874
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One of the things you're not supposed to do with nvidia drivers anymore is use device manager, you're supposed to use add/remove programs and get rid of everything, the graphics driver last of all.
Actually now they recommend installing above your prior drivers. During installation, the Nvidia installer has an option to wipe the prior drivers. Been doing that for a while and haven't ran across any issues.
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