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post #1 of 159
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My original polls were never intended as an "ATI hate-piece", but they only confirmed my suspicions that ATI still makes garbage drivers. This pic makes it obvious what my next card's gonna be. Shame on you ATI, I had my eyes set on the 6990.

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They will never release a decent driver again.
     
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post #3 of 159
I've never had an issue with ATi drivers or Nvidia from my experiences with a Geforce 6200 (lol), ATi radeon x1950, HD4850 and now a HD6870.
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I've never personally had many problems with ATI or NVIDIA drivers. It seems that most of the people who do use driver sweeper quite often, so maybe thats where part of the problem is. I think over the past year drivers have been improving though tongue.gif Still dont like nvidia drivers, lock up in some of my games.
    
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post #5 of 159
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Originally Posted by DorkSterr;12141083 
They will never release a decent driver again.

I know you're being sarcastic, but ATI does a horrible job instilling confidence into consumers. I was planning on getting the 6990, but not anymore. Their drivers had issues back then and it's obvious they still do now. It's unfortunate, cause it means less competition, which means higher prices and worse technology for us.
Edited by i7monkey - 1/25/11 at 2:44pm
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post #6 of 159
Wait for the new driver that is coming out? 11.1? im trying the beta and its very good. Got a performance boost for metro 2033... Ill say wait til the release to make your final decision.

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Can someone outline what's wrong with ATI's drivers? I've never had problems with them, but I'm just curious.
     
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All i had was the cursor corruption with eyefinity. but that was fixed.
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I was loving AMD cards, then I got dual monitors and everything went wrong, especially after trying eyefinity. Now I switched sides lol
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post #10 of 159
Must be user error. I've used 10.12 on both my AMD and Intel machine with the card clocked at 1000/1250 and have yet to run into any issues.
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