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If the driver stops responding it's likely faulty hardware. My faulty 4850 did that. RMA your card.

If at first you don't succeed, rage at the drivers.

I have owned BOTH Nvidia and AMD cards, each have their own share of problems. Driver or hardware, both have problems.

People need to stop being fanboys and posting worthless garbage, and focus on solving their individual problem, and not boycotting an entire brand over one issue.

RMA your card, it's the best course of action.
This.

Instead of people offering to help solve the OP's problem it turns into a huge turd-sling fest about which side is "better" than the other. You know about arguing on the internet; even if you win...
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post #72 of 177
I most of the time use Nvidia, works great.

Had an 3870 that had this same issue, so replaced it with Nvidia again.

Now running an 5870 without problems.

I never go with a brand, I go with the one who gives the best performce for a reasonable price. On this occasion AMD won
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You've got a nice low-end videocard there. Hurr hurr.

@Thread.

Kids. AMD drivers take more elbow grease to get working right.

NVidia drivers.

Drop them in, play. 95% of the time, unless the driver comes with some bug that kills your fan, which has happened -once- and AMDATIRAEGFANBOZYORZ treat this one driver error as a condemnation to Nvidia's drivers.

AMD's drivers however?

Yep. Still getting 99% idle GPU usage on the 5970's second GPU with 11.2's. BRB System restore. :I
Since when does a 5970 fit in an Antec 300, Kandy?

    
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Yuck a that wiring job lol
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Because of the drivers are extremely terrible. I see the " Ati driver stopped responding" like twice a day , and I'm not even playing any games and my graphics card is not OCed. I'm only doing some 3d work.
You have more grammar errors than ATi have issues with their drivers.
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post #76 of 177
Had both brands, liked and disliked both for different reasons, try to rma the card or swap it for a different brand/vendor/model... not every piece of shoddy silicon to roll off the line was worth the gold it was printed with I'm afraid.
 
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post #77 of 177
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Because of the drivers are extremely terrible. I see the " Ati driver stopped responding" like twice a day , and I'm not even playing any games and my graphics card is not OCed. I'm only doing some 3d work.
can i ask what 3d app you are using? i was planing to upgrade my GPU and since fermi cards are not an option i was thinking about going back to a AMD card but it looks like they have still the same crap drivers as when i switched to th green side because of that reason:O

just ignore all the people here, they probably have no experience when it comes to ATI and 3d apps
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A bad CPU overclock can cause GPU driver failures.
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post #79 of 177
never had any driver issues with none brand ati, nvidia or matrox :-p
i was always wondering why all the fuss about all the bad drivers when i had none, ever
seen a bunch of threads that scared me before, but since i never had any i'm dismissing them
maybe i'm just really lucky (at least in one point in life whereas nowhere else i am not)
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post #80 of 177
Meh back when I had my radeon x850 xt, I had driver issues all the time, and RMA'd it 3 times. Granted this was 6 years ago or so, but I haven't picked up an AMD card since.

Goodluck with your issue though, hopefully you can get it sorted out.
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