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Looks like we have someone else who doesn't know how to set drivers up properly.
referring to?
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referring to?
You, I say put your cards back to proper 6950 and try again.

I've had 4890 CrossFire, 5770 CrossFire, 5770 Tri-Fire and now 5850 CrossFire and I've NEVER had a problem, Do you know why? Because I update my drivers the way ATI recommend to update them ( Install right over previous drivers )
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Nvidia now has a cleaning tool built into there drivers, seems to work great to, at least with all the machines I have used it on.

Come on tax return come on GTX 580s
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I don't see what the big deal is. I wasn't expected some earth shattering changes. Just a little bump with my in-game FPS. I just downloaded 11.1 and installed it over the old one and everything worked out fine.
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I don't see what the big deal is. I wasn't expected some earth shattering changes. Just a little bump with my in-game FPS. I just downloaded 11.1 and installed it over the old one and everything worked out fine.
so why didn't they call them 10.13? I still don't under stand why they went to 11 and they are still just as worthless?
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You, I say put your cards back to proper 6950 and try again.

I've had 4890 CrossFire, 5770 CrossFire, 5770 Tri-Fire and now 5850 CrossFire and I've NEVER had a problem, Do you know why? Because I update my drivers the way ATI recommend to update them ( Install right over previous drivers )
Like that had anything to do with it..They've been running fine until this debacle of switching from old 11.1 hotfix to 11.1whql driver and back to new hotfix (with a few back and forths). Now again running fine, on a hotfix driver..And for your info that's the exact same way i installed the new 11.1whql driver when i figured i'd give it a shot as well..then i had to uninstall them and install the hotfix again to make it work. Only when they didn't work the first time around i used the driver sweeper. Anyways it doesn't matter as they now work. The issue at hand here anyway is that ATI/AMD needs to start finishing and testing their drivers and making them work properly (in my case install properly) before trying to get them out to the end user. I had no issues with my x-fired 5870s like a lot of ppl, hence i bought the 6950s when it was time for an upgrade. So before you smart off, try asking how i did this and if you then discover i did something wrong, point it out in a educating manner, not a "holier than thou" kind of way..We're in this forum to learn from each other, help each other and share experiences, not being smartasses.
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I don't see what the big deal is. I wasn't expected some earth shattering changes. Just a little bump with my in-game FPS. I just downloaded 11.1 and installed it over the old one and everything worked out fine.
I wasn't really either, but i expected to see a revamped control center (they got that) and also that the driver install would actually install the drivers, not just the other software in the package..But now it's all working good, and i'm happy with the end result.

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so why didn't they call them 10.13? I still don't under stand why they went to 11 and they are still just as worthless?
Because it's now 2011, and not 2010. ATI/AMD are releasing a new driver update every month, hence the 12 versions a year (not counting hotfixes)
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Like that had anything to do with it..They've been running fine until this debacle of switching from old 11.1 hotfix to 11.1whql driver and back to new hotfix (with a few back and forths). Now again running fine, on a hotfix driver..And for your info that's the exact same way i installed the new 11.1whql driver when i figured i'd give it a shot as well..then i had to uninstall them and install the hotfix again to make it work. Only when they didn't work the first time around i used the driver sweeper. Anyways it doesn't matter as they now work. The issue at hand here anyway is that ATI/AMD needs to start finishing and testing their drivers and making them work properly (in my case install properly) before trying to get them out to the end user. I had no issues with my x-fired 5870s like a lot of ppl, hence i bought the 6950s when it was time for an upgrade. So before you smart off, try asking how i did this and if you then discover i did something wrong, point it out in a educating manner, not a "holier than thou" kind of way..We're in this forum to learn from each other, help each other and share experiences, not being smartasses.
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They work for 99% of the people that use them...
Yes, and they have for me as well, until now. But that doesn't change the fact that they might be a little ambitious trying to launch a GOOD driver every month. They have failed in doing so, and even if my 5870s worked flawlessly and the 6950s work good still it doesn't change the fact that they need to make better drivers for us to use, not just throw us the monthly bone. I am speaking in a general manner here, not just what applies to you and i.
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Ok i got HD 6950. What should get for better performance? 11.1? 11.1a?
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