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post #1 of 11
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I'm currently using the 11.4 preview drivers which work ok but have caused me some issues.

1. 3dmark will randomly crash but sometimes it will run no problem.
2. I got an ATI driver file BSOD.
3. My screen flickers black sometimes.

Are there any better drivers for 5870 crossfire using windows 7 64bit? The cards are stock.
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post #2 of 11
You could try 11.2

I have a buddy with CFX 5870s with 11.2 and he's had no problems so far.
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post #3 of 11
when I had a HD 5970 I had the best success with 10.4 driver
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Trying 11.2's now.. We'll see .
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bigvaL;12777719 
Well 3dmark11 completed with these drivers.. I got 7944

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/852743?show_ads=true&page=%2F3dm11%2F852743%3Fkey%3DcdKEQaJ3LJeXt5cWkfa6ApVCFDQEe9

Thats only 200 more than I get with my 580 eek.gif

Surely 2x 5870's would yield more?
post #7 of 11
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Not sure... I get a really good vantage score but a bad score in 3dmark11 I guess?

The only differences here that could make up your score:

1. My cpu is at 3.8
2. My ram is even slightly underclocked at worse timings than yours
3. My cards are stock
4. I have 1GB crossfire. One of my cards is 2GB but the other is 1GB.
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post #8 of 11
10.10e are the last optimized 5800 series drivers, try them.
    
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10.5 worked best for me.
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Originally Posted by bigvaL;12777719 
Well 3dmark11 completed with these drivers.. I got 7944

http://3dmark.com/3dm11/852743?show_ads=true&page=%2F3dm11%2F852743%3Fkey%3DcdKEQaJ3LJeXt5cWkfa6ApVCFDQEe9
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Originally Posted by bigvaL;12779379 
Not sure... I get a really good vantage score but a bad score in 3dmark11 I guess?

The only differences here that could make up your score:

1. My cpu is at 3.8
2. My ram is even slightly underclocked at worse timings than yours
3. My cards are stock
4. I have 1GB crossfire. One of my cards is 2GB but the other is 1GB.


Thats actually not a bad score at all. The pair of 6870s I had which were OC benched between 79xx and 84xx. Yours being stock seem right about where they should be.
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