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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
A bunch of people said it on the Internet, it must be true!
Well of coarse, everyone who posts somehting on the internet is true.

I've owned many Videocards ATI and Nvidia Alike, and honestly i've had more issues with Nvidia than ATI. And the Last Problem i had with ATI was a poor performing driver, and the last major one was way back when when ATI was actually ATI (Not AMD), i had a issue where textures were screwed up, but that was more than 10 years ago.
post #102 of 159
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Originally Posted by 3XPeriment View Post
Can someone outline what's wrong with ATI's drivers? I've never had problems with them, but I'm just curious.
The single cards like a 5870 or something work great, especially if you're only using one monitor. If you're using a 5970 with 3 monitors like some of us here, you're going to run in to quite a few headaches and glitchyness.
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post #103 of 159
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If you're using a 5970 with 3 monitors like some of us here, you're going to run in to quite a few headaches and glitchyness.
But nVIDIA has trouble here aswell.

It's just that they don't have dual GPU cards, nor support 3 displays on a single card.

With this, they avoid much of the trouble that making a driver involves, because less people use the features, ergo less people complain.


it's not that AMD drivers are crap, is that fewer nVIDIA users use the features that are glitchy.
   
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post #104 of 159
I have the ASUS Radeon HD 5870 Matrix Platinum 2GB card and I can't for the life of me figure out why my computer randomly decides to BSoD with a 0x3B code. It was doing it everyday, but now that I removed iTracker and the CCC and went with the core ATI drivers(non-Beta) it only does once every few days.

I very much like the card, I also did like the features of the ATI CCC. You would think spending $500 on gfx card you'd get decent software to run with it.
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post #105 of 159
LOL. I've never seen this poll b4.
I've been using ATI drivers since their 200M VGA. Never had a problem. Also, you have to take into consideration that ATI still has a bad rep that they're dealing with but CCC has been doing very well lately.
    
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post #106 of 159
i use the real "ATI" drivers, im still on catalyst 10.9, which has no issues, im not updating my catalyst until they fix it o.o
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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.

Lol this vote isnt even fair.

The average votes are between 7-9 on the ati side and nvidia just got 31 9 votes but has way less votes :S
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post #108 of 159
It's sad but true, I have had too many problems with ATI drivers. Games like SC2 were made unplayable and black people came over to my house telling me to buy an nvidia card.
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post #109 of 159
I've had few problems but nothing major tbh.
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I have the ASUS Radeon HD 5870 Matrix Platinum 2GB card and I can't for the life of me figure out why my computer randomly decides to BSoD with a 0x3B code. It was doing it everyday, but now that I removed iTracker and the CCC and went with the core ATI drivers(non-Beta) it only does once every few days.

I very much like the card, I also did like the features of the ATI CCC. You would think spending $500 on gfx card you'd get decent software to run with it.
Yeah cos the 5870 costs $500 , anyways .. these bsod's your encountering are not the cards fault its your system , mixed up drivers or something .. My computer never bsods ? i got a brand new 6950 its only a month old and i dont see any issues ? never ran into 1 actually .. best card iv ever owned , breeze to flash , easy to overclock .. love the new ccc but see i made sure to totally remove my exsisting drivers from the system before i went and installed a different card , unlike some they just throw it in with the old drivers and say oh hey i got issues .
    
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