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Originally Posted by Saiyansnake View Post
I can't wait to get my 580, I'm having nothing but problems with ATI drivers. I uninstall, driver sweep, driver sweep safe mode, reinstall driver for my card to keep working properly.
Don't use driver sweeper and you wont have problems. I've used it once and it gave me quite a few with installing drivers and messing up CCC, now i just uninstall with the uninstallers with drivers.
    
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Don't use driver sweeper and you wont have problems. I've used it once and it gave me quite a few with installing drivers and messing up CCC, now i just uninstall with the uninstallers with drivers.
Exactly what happened to me. This is my 2nd (+ 3rd in CF 6970's) time getting card and I had to uninstall the drivers because I only had one card installed. Used driver sweeper and my CCC installation always ended with errors (even though the installation says its complete).

I've never had any issues with AMD now that I just uninstall the drivers only (except that minor BSOD during sleep mode, which is nothing to me).
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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.
Dual monitor and HDTV problems for me.

Also, missing features.
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Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post
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.

You make a very convincing argument. I'm sure ATI will get their act together because of your submission. On behalf of enthusiasts everywhere, I say, "Thank you!"

/sarcasm
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post #65 of 159
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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.
Yeah same here!! I went from X5096 marks in 3DM11 to X6006,with Cat. 11.a Beta, yeah ATI drivers are SOOOOO bad. .
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Yeah you shouldn't even uninstall the old drivers, much less run driver sweeper.

I've had a Radeon 9600, x800xt AIW, x1950xt, 2 HD2900 pro, 2900 xt, 3870, and my two 5870's.

ALL of them are still running today, and haven't had any driver issues. It sounds like many other people are in the same situation.
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post #67 of 159
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Don't use driver sweeper and you wont have problems. I've used it once and it gave me quite a few with installing drivers and messing up CCC, now i just uninstall with the uninstallers with drivers.
same here.
no problems since then.
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I only had some problems with 9.11 and a 4850.

That's it.
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Never had problems, I just think users give up trying to find a stable release and convert to the Green team. It's like an i7 that won't hit 4.2Ghz, there WILL be people that will flame on Intel till their dying days; others that will accept defeat and work to get what they paid for.
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These threads never end well.
If anyone thinks that one or the other has better drivers, you're naive.

Take a look at the NV forums or EVGA forums driver sticky, lots of issues.

They both have issues at one time or another, none worse than the other.
Well I can't recall an ati driver killing cards.

A more useful poll would be which driver version are you currently using.
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