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If I buy the 6950 or the 6970 when I download drivers I will not need to download the application profiles correct? since that's for crossfire?

And how do I download drivers for them? Just go to ati website and select HD series than 6xxx cards than download the latest catalyst and i'm all set?
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Also how do you download hotfixes since I heard there is a 10.12a?
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For the most part, you just need to go the ATI site to download all drivers. They give you the options to get the whole suite or just the driver. The hotfixes sometimes are there and sometime you just have to search around for them.

Profiles are mostly for CF but it wont hurt anything if you install them.

EDIT: 10.12a can be found here http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...12ahotfix.aspx
Edited by OverSightX - 12/30/10 at 10:41am
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Alright and do I still need to download the software suit for 10.12 then the hotfix? or just the hotfix? oh and are hotfixes always good?
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The hotfix is usually a suite in itself. So I would uninstall any previous drivers and install only the hotfix. Hotfixes are like any other driver. It may or may not work well for you. I would find a driver set that works well for you and always have it handy. If you try any other driver including the hotfix and it doesn't work as you want it to just go back to your "good" driver. Unfortunately theres no right answer here. Just try them out and see how it performs.
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Alright then i'll most likely buy a 6970 or 6950 soon.

Oh and one more thing, is it hard to overclock i7 930?
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I dont believe so, but I have a 920 and cant really answer that question. anyone with a 930 want to chime in?
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