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I've got 5850's in crossfire, there is a single program that makes it all worthwhile:

RADEON PRO !!!!!

you can had different drivers for different games all on the fly, without touching anything, just add a profile and presto everytime you start that game it launches in that driver.

Totally awesome, since with crossfire, different games run better with different drivers. Ala Empire Total War, that would refuse to run on anything but 10.5, so presto RadeonPro automatically loads 10.5 drivers every time I run E:TW from steam, no hassle or switches or buttons.

In conclusion, single card, no issues whatsoever, crossfire, a bit of learning and tuning, similar to having to learn how to overclock a CPU, but once you get it, the rewards are tremendous.
Edited by adjas - 1/3/11 at 9:18am
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post #32 of 73
As long as you un-install your old drivers PROPERLY you'll be fine
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I've had a 5770 for sometime, and never had problems with it. So I don't know, some people have problems and others don't.
    
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i've been using the latest ati drivers everymonth since i got 2 and then 3 5770's and haven't had a single issue. some driver's cause a performance decrease in some games and others give a good increase. in my opinion alot of driver issues are user error. i haven't had problems with nvidia drivers either.
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I never had any driver issues 10.11

Small glitch today overclocking it but that's it



I fixed it thanks
Edited by ekko - 1/3/11 at 9:34am
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post #36 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by antuk15;11874256 
As long as you un-install your old drivers PROPERLY you'll be fine smile.gif

Just out of curiosity, when you say properly what do you mean
Quote:
Originally Posted by ekko;11874297 
can tell you right now i have no drivers issues until i started overclcoking my card today..

i do not understand ***uger is going over here with this driver fail ...
i can get a stable clock of 925 core and stock memory of 1000 at 1.090
which is nothing short of amazing..200 mhz core clock on little to no voltage i got a killer 5850 card non ref even...
than today..i discoverd trixx..thanks sizzle btw..awsome find..great friend for shaing as well..


i have to clock this mother
ill just leave the word blank i dont need a nother infraction ...

i have to clock this to 1.3 to get 950 ???
seriously nearly 3 entire volts to clock this a whopping 25mhz ..

something is up with the driver i assume
new cat 10.11

new windows install

never installed any other drivers but this 10.11 off the amd website..


talk to me


How about you talk to us....what did your post say. I tried to read through it and help but couldnt decipher anything cohesive.
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Thankyou for wanting to help
But I understand it clearly
I won't be repeating myself over and over again like a puppet
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post #38 of 73
ATI drivers worked without a hitch for me when I was on HD3200

The guy who sits beside me in class has no problems with his laptop's HD4200 either.
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post #40 of 73
Quote:
Originally Posted by ekko;11874405 
Thankyou for wanting to help
But I understand it clearly
I won't be repeating myself over and over again like a puppet

Ok, fine I will do my best with what you gave me. I think what you were saying was you got a good (albeit small) first OC and you were happy biggrin.gif but then you tried to go further and you couldnt, no matter how much voltage you put through it and you were sad frown.gif then you decided to look around and find something that must be causing the issue that isnt hardware related and you saw there was a driver and figured that must be causing the issue and you were mad mad.gif

Seriously though, if I deciphered right, sometimes there are hardware limitations, some cards OC better than others, its a dice game. My 5870 on sits stable at 950/1300 no matter how much voltage I crank. Just the luck of the draw my friend.
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