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post #51 of 65
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What happened to these 47% performance increases AMD claimed on AA performance on certain titles?
they lied!
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post #52 of 65
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they lied!
lol +1
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11.1a runs horrible on my 5870, probably rolling back to 10.8 tbh.
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post #54 of 65
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11.1a runs horrible on my 5870, probably rolling back to 10.8 tbh.
11.1a is tuned for 6xxx cards specifically.

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AMD Catalystâ„¢ 11.1a hotfix for AMD Radeonâ„¢ HD 6900 and AMD Radeon HD 6800 series graphics cards installed in a Windows 7 based system
Anyways I lost 7 fps in triple screen res @max settings on Metro going from 11.1a to 10.12a.
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I got greeted with a nice BSOD upon restart after installing Cat 11.1.

It said something about error atikmpag.dll or .sys. Time to replace this HD 5770 with an nVidia card.
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post #56 of 65
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I got greeted with a nice BSOD upon restart after installing Cat 11.1.

It said something about error atikmpag.dll or .sys. Time to replace this HD 5770 with an nVidia card.
I have not once ever had issues with their drivers as far as crashing and BSOD's and stuff. If you uninstall the last driver properly you should not either.

have you tried driver sweeper?
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post #57 of 65
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I have not once ever had issues with their drivers as far as crashing and BSOD's and stuff. If you uninstall the last driver properly you should not either.

have you tried driver sweeper?
No, and I never intend to either. I didn't have issues till I had an HD 4890 after that quality has been worse. Aside from 10.12 all the recent others are just rediculously bad and unstable, I tend to compare it to malware. Pretty funny actually since my X1650 PRO runs solid on the same driver set for years.
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No, and I never intend to either. I didn't have issues till I had an HD 4890 after that quality has been worse. Aside from 10.12 all the recent others are just rediculously bad and unstable, I tend to compare it to malware. Pretty funny actually since my X1650 PRO runs solid on the same driver set for years.
I remember reading somewhere that some people had to do a complete reinstall of their OS after going from nvidia to ATI/AMD ... but not if you go AMD to nvidia.

Maybe this was your problem? I have owned a 4850,4870,5770,5850,5870,6850,6950,6970 and never had one driver issue as you mentioned ... just not so good performance lol
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Once again AMD users get a whole lot of disappointment...I laughed when I read all the hype coming from the new 11.1 drivers. Once again I was right, Same crap drivers. The easiest fix is sell your AMD and go to Nvidia.
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Once again AMD users get a whole lot of disappointment...I laughed when I read all the hype coming from the new 11.1 drivers. Once again I was right, Same crap drivers. The easiest fix is sell your AMD and go to Nvidia.
LOL! Such a dream killer! ... We can hold out hope
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