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Currently have xfire 5770s. GTX560 Ti is coming tomorrow ^_^

Anyway, Their drivers freaking suck turds out of a outhouse behind a pig pin! I mean, I installed 10.10e a while ago and waited a long time to update my drivers.

Then 11.2 comes out and I decided to update. Well, I installed it but the driver install kept failing. I kept on getting HDMI/DP audio driver failed to install. I then tried it with 1 card and xfire, same thing.

I thought to myself, maybe it is an issue with the where I got it. So I grab it directly from AMD. Well, guess what? SAME ISSUE. Repeated above. SAME THING

So I went down the line. 11.1, 10.12, 10.11 (or havever it goes) back to 10.10e.. Every single one of them failed except for when I went back to 10.10e. It magically works again.

Bye crappy drivers, hello juicy new graphics card!
Edited by Lord Xeb - 3/13/11 at 10:36pm
 
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i should be gettin my gtx 560 in 3-4days cant wait lmk how it goes!
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well, its good that you're going green. I have no issues with gtx 460 sli - its like im running a single card. only problem is the games not compatible with sli.
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yep - the way I view it is - the 'premuim' you pay for nvidia cards is better driver support (especially in terms of SLI)
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I have a 5850 currently and am thinking of going green next upgrade but I don't hate Ati I'm quite pleased with my framerates (I run 10.2)
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post #6 of 218
This is an invitation for trolls.
I was ATi, their drivers seriously irritated me so I moved to the green side.
Unless they get better drivers I won't consider the red side.
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Hope you're happy with your new card. I never Crossfire/SLI, so I've never had driver issues.
 
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hmmm sorry for takin about of the lime light here xeb (u might be able to help too) should i just get the oc gigabyte version (get on the day) or order a evga or msi? idk what 2 do!
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Don't get me wrong, I love my 5770s, they are just a pain in the ass if drivers ain't working right ya know?
 
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Even though my favorite color is green I'm with ATI even though I did have some driver issues with CF. I just don't like the pricing that much of Nvidia and if I get even more picky with price they use more energy and run hotter over a year it adds up a bit in the price
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