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stick to legit ATI drivers... catalyst 10.9 has never crashed once on me
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post #102 of 177
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Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity View Post
I can't speak for the OP, but how does PEBKAC explain the following situation.

-Format drive.
-Install windows.
-Install chipset drivers.
-Install video drivers.
-problems.

Any 10 year old can properly install drivers. Stop acting like people with driver related issues are incompetent users.

I've only ever changed AMD drivers with a full Windows reinstall. I've had driver problems out of every driver I've tried (at least 8) except 10.4.

I know -many- people that have had the exact same experience. I would like you to explain to us how we're "doing it wrong."

I'm one of those that switched because of the problems, and haven't had an issue since. I'm not going to sit here and pretend because -I- haven't had any problems that Nvidia's drivers are golden. I will say they've been golden for -me- but obviously I've not tried every possible hardware and software combination on Earth looking for issues either.

If you were being sarcastic, then you win one internets.
Faulty video card. I did the same steps with my GTX 480. As soon as I installed the drivers, hell broke loose. Driver display stopped responding. Spontaneous reboots. Unhappy.
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i own 2 AMD cards and 2 NVIDIA cards. i had issues with drivers failing for my 8800GTX all the time but never had a issue with my AMD cards. Now im using a GTS 450 and so far its good.
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post #104 of 177
Its not the drivers, its what you do that screws the drivers up. I've never had any problems with AMD drivers, older or newer drivers.
Edited by Davidsen - 2/21/11 at 6:03am
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post #105 of 177
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Originally Posted by pursuinginsanity View Post
I can't speak for the OP, but how does PEBKAC explain the following situation.

rabble rabble rabble
Failure to identify and RMA a faulty card.

Any other questions?

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I know -many- people that have had the exact same experience. I would like you to explain to us how we're "doing it wrong."
It's hard given the idiocy that people strike down their machines with.
I know equally as many users that have been using ATI/AMD since the Radeon 7000 series and haven't even had a whiff of problems that come up on this forum.
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Lol my old 5830 would also stop working while my computer was just sitting there doing nothing. All of the sudden I would get a video driver stop working but has recovered message after having my monitor flip out for a few seconds.
Though installation and the control panel are much much better for amd than nvidia.
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Lol my old 5830 would also stop working while my computer was just sitting there doing nothing. All of the sudden I would get a video driver stop working but has recovered message after having my monitor flip out for a few seconds.
Though installation and the control panel are much much better for amd than nvidia.
Was it running at stcok?
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Yes it was running stock
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Yes it was running stock
That is probably considered PEBKAC in here too. Wrong forum mate
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