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I've been waiting about 3 years for one of these ati driver problems to happen to me. Then maybe I can understand why people bring it up so much and why it's sucky enough to swear off a brand so harshly.
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post #52 of 218
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb;12724016 
Then why don't you come over and try install my drivers for me.

Here is what I do:

1, Run driver sweeper in safe mode
2. Download drivers from AMD (aka what use to be ATI)
3. Click on .exe and just click express install
4. Wait
5. reboot

.

If your going to do that with Nvidia drivers everytime to you probably bound to get problems then aswell
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I run fine. No Issues... No problem. Im a happy camper... BFbc2... I camp
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On the Q6600 in my sig

1> Uninstall Nvidia Drivers using windows' standard software uninstall
2> Shut down, remove 8800 GTS x 2, insert XFX 5770 1 gig
3> Turn on PC
3> Installed Catalyst 11.2
4> Rebooted PC and played games


At the same time on the E6400 in my sig
1> Uninstall ATI Catalyst 10.6
2> Shut down, remove 5770, insert 8800 GTS
3> Turn on PC
4> Installed Nvida drivers (whatever the latest one is)
5> Rebooted PC and played games
post #55 of 218
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb;12724098 
I may end up doing a fresh install of 7 >.> Pretty simple and I have my machine back in 3 hours.

Anyway I am going back to nvidia as well for folding. GTX560 Ti should net me about 13.5-14.5 a day, maybe more.
Well,just say you want to get a nVidia card.I suggest you look into these forums for all the driver problems the 5 series is having.Good luck.rolleyes.gif
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post #56 of 218
Not another one of these...
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post #57 of 218
I don't understand these problems people have with the drivers. I've had 3 different ATI cards, 4 different boards, and 3 OS's in the past 4 years and through all that variance I've never had a problem with any Catalyst drivers with any software/hardware combination. Maybe it's gremlins?
post #58 of 218
How do these guys always have driver problems. Owned 6 different ATI/AMD cards in the last 6 years, 3 used full time, others for testing purposes, and I update driver at every release, never a single issue. Its a myth. Like that lost city, like ghost, and like UFO's.

But I do usually like nvidia cards, but nothing to do with drivers. In fact only issue I ever had with drivers was GTX 460 a couple months ago.
post #59 of 218
Quote:
Originally Posted by Farih;12724138 
If your going to do that with Nvidia drivers everytime to you probably bound to get problems then aswell

During Nvidia drivers installation you get the option to do a clean install, which removes everything left of the old drivers, so you wouldn't have to do that smile.gif

And no, the problem isn't PEBKAC, there really are problems with the drivers when using Crossfire.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chuckclc;12724416 
Its a myth. Like that lost city, like ghost, and like UFO's.

Then you wouldn't mind explaining to me why 11.1 always caused a BSOD on installation no matter what I did, short of formatting.
 
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