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Poll Results: How would you rate ATI's drivers out of 10 (10 being perfect)

 
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    8
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    7
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    6
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post #21 of 64
Haven't ever had even a single issue, but didn't want to give a perfect score, so 9.
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post #22 of 64
I've never had one issue with driver performance or crossfire

so 10/10 here
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post #23 of 64
ive had endless problems with the 5970 that i just gave up on it and got myself a gtx 580+460...
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post #24 of 64
I've never had a single problem with any game or any ATI driver. I don't understand how others seem to have so many.
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post #25 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by ~Strawberry~ View Post
I voted 1/10, I couldn't get my 5970 to run stable with any drivers.

+ new drivers usually downgrade performance.
Ever think it was faulty components?

Or is it always the drivers fault...
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post #26 of 64
Over 9 thousand.
post #27 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by fshizl View Post
ive had endless problems with the 5970 that i just gave up on it and got myself a gtx 580+460...
Im so close to doing the same.

I voted 2/10

Thats because I got rid of the horrible flicker with 10.12's but still runs like crap.

ATI drivers for my 4870's were not bad at all, 8/10. 5970 is a different story...
Edited by Rolandooo - 1/13/11 at 12:22pm
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post #28 of 64
I rated them a 6 out of 10.

I've rarely had performance issues, and game compatibility is pretty good. However, I have continually had issues with multiple monitors (clock/voltage dropping to 2D levels) and HDTV support (never scales correctly).

ATI/AMD's insistence on one driver release per month is stupid as well. I would much prefer a "when it's done" schedule. If a driver isn't ready, don't release one that month. If a new build is ready the day after the last release, don't wait to release it.
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post #29 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by Poisoner View Post
ATI could improve their drivers by changing the demographic who uses them. If a million people can get a stupid email virus, then a million people can mess up the install of their hardware drivers.
The problem is that people from all demographics are steadily having problems with ATIs drivers. Also higher end gpu consumers are typically more than a bit tech aware.

Realistically installing drivers is as simple as a few clicks of the mouse and shouldnt be anything more complicated than that.


I voted 4/10. Been awhile since I have had an ATI card, but with the driver issues Im not sure I intend on going back anytime soon (unless there is a large performance/price gap).
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post #30 of 64
10.12s are fine, but have had trouble with 10.9s and 10.10s.
.9s were self BSODing, so an 8 from me.
   
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