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STOP USING DRIVER SWEEPER.
rationale?
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Because over the years, a number of nerfed ATI driver installs and removals have been directly proportional to the use of DriverSweeper. They're not nVidia drivers, do not treat them as if they were.
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I agree that driver sweeper just messes things up.

For as long as I have used ati cards, the only times I had problems is when I used driver sweeper, so now I don't use it any more, and ever thing works fine
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driver sweeper is the CORRECT way to install driver's...
    
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A little of topic here.. lets stick to the 11.1a drivers. Anyone benchmarked yet?
I did with unigine 2.1 (extreme Tess) and got an extra .6FPS. Hardly anything
I play alot of Blackops but cant bench that properly cause apparently my 1090t @ 4.2 is bottlenecking. Which i do beleive


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driver sweeper is the CORRECT way to install driver's...
really?

Going from 10.10e, i decided to use it for the first time since i switched from nVidia, and it caused all ATI drivers not to install.

Reinstalled windows, and never using Driver sweeper again.

Back when i had my 4890, i just installed them over each other, and it worked fine. Then i got a GX2, so i driver sweepered to install NV drivers, worked fine. Then i got a 5770, so i driver sweepered before i installed it, worked fine.

Then for whatever reason, i decided to use Driversweeper to go from 10.10 to 10.12.....
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post #27 of 100
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Originally Posted by Denim-187 View Post
A little of topic here.. lets stick to the 11.1a drivers. Anyone benchmarked yet?
I did with unigine 2.1 (extreme Tess) and got an extra .6FPS. Hardly anything
I play alot of Blackops but cant bench that properly cause apparently my 1090t @ 4.2 is bottlenecking. Which i do beleive

It does actually say in the release notes that the tessellation improvement is still in beta and is not currently active in the drivers..
post #28 of 100
I have to agree that Driver sweeper is not all that great. Infact I have not come across a driver removal program that has not caused issues at least once for me. I hae just reinstalled MY OS because Driver cleaner did something and I could no longer get my card to be recognised properly. Trust me I did everything under the sun to sort it as im not a novice but it was a no go. So now I do not use these cleaning programs.
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these drivers are AMAZING, can't wait to see what the final version has to offer us..

As far as driver sweeper, I only recently started using it as a backup. Used it the other day, and windows wouldn't regonize my AMD card upon reinstalling, kept saying I have no graphics card installed.. lol I've always used DriverCleaner.net with no problem though..
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its true guys
driver sweeper does more bad than good

i also experienced similar issue as h00ahj, windows didnt recognize my 6850 and after trying everything i could, i had to format my system
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