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

 
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    9
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    7
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    5
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post #51 of 64
I havet really had any big issues sence i put my ati card under water and the 10.12 drivers been working great for me.
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post #52 of 64
I'm going to be honest here.

Outside of multi monitor set ups, dual or single card...99% pebkac.


Driver sweeper, driver cleaner, ccleaner account for another half %.
Since Catalyst is so heavily reliant upon netframework, 1 bad deep cleaning can totally muck up the drivers, if not done correctly.
Really though, deep cleaning is not necessary.

I'll give a quick example of another pebkac situation, disabling ULPS and not remembering to enable it when changing drivers, then wondering why you get bsods.
Been there done that.

Another thing, since the CFX profiles are regularly released, there is no reason to update drivers unless you see a specific fix.

Yeah once in awhile a driver is truly bad(10.6) is an example.

ATI users are quick to blame the drivers, I've done it, only to realize pebkac.

NV users blame everything but the drivers, game coding, bad card, or the fact that it's a beta driver, easy out since NV releases thousands of betas a month.

What now, 2 months without a working whql driver for 3DMark11

FYI I can run 11 without installing drivers
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post #53 of 64
Most drivers for me have been solid, but 10.12 was unacceptable... Caused serious system instability, random restarts, etc... It caused this on either my X48 chipset build and my new X58 both with a 5870...
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post #54 of 64
i have been on 10.10E since release of the 6870 without ANY issues, except for the mouse cursor sometimes go spaz when i game too much, putting it into sleep fixes it.

9.5/10 10.10E
5970 was fine to me too, except for some poor crossfire scaling in some games.
post #55 of 64
6/10 Because I can't change fan speed exept for the cd drivers and 9.3 I think.
Ofc all Nvidia fan boys vote 1/10 -.-'
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post #56 of 64
The installer and catalyst interface is a little ugly. Other than that, my friends and I have had no issues with ATI's drivers.
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Quote:
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What does that mean?
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What does that mean?
Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair.
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post #59 of 64
I'd give 10.12 a 7.. Seems to do just fine with my 5970, still I want to clean the redit from all the older drivers and such coming from a 5770.
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