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Crossfire man... worst decision you ever made. I had a single 5870 and never had a single problem with any of the drivers and now on my new 6 series card and not a single problem ever. Dual card setups are asking for trouble especially with ATi.
If it's the worst decision ever, why are so many people going ga-ga over that new sidegrade of a 6990?
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If it's the worst decision ever, why are so many people going ga-ga over that new sidegrade of a 6990?
Because they are just looking at the numbers and have no idea how much their heads are going to hurt after buying it and dealing with the problems of dual card solutions.

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I tend to only update my drivers every few months. If a release comes out and looks like it adds some interesting features or performance increases that are relevant to the few games I play on a regular basis then I'll upgrade, usually a week or two after they are out to make sure that there are no major issues.

EDIT: Dual gpu setups have actually gotten a lot better. I still prefer one card but with the latest series its better than it is worse, if catch my meaning.
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I got a flash update the other day, since I got it flash would not work at all on FireFox, I updated my graphics drivers and now they work....I wouldn't have thought that would have made a difference but it did.....who knew!
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I have two 460s and have had a grand total of 0 problems since I got them. Dual card set ups are fine, as long as they aren't ATI. Not to say I hate ATI. I used to have a 4830 and it was a great card for its time.
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I can't update my drivers on my 4850, anything past 10.12 and I get graphical errors in SC2 that turn's the map black and I can't play it.

Anyway I think these guys are referring to people still running 2 year old drivers and non dedicated gaming gpu's anyways.
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They're stable man.
At least you get points for having correct grammar. Half of the forum here would say "Their stable man".
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I've tried updating NVidia driver, the last 2 versions causes BSoD when running BOINC and CUDA apps. Since it smelled like driver issue, not BOINC issue as older version works fine, I posted on NVidia forum describing this. I haven't checked since then to see if there are significantly newer driver since early February.
    
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"ZOMG your a horrible computer usar if you haz no driver updates and your system has thousands of viruses"

Little children, seriously... you sound like religious fanatics. Blind faith isn't always a good thing.
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I've had youtube freeze up my browser a good amount of times lately. 50/50 chance I had to restart my pc.
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