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update your graphic card driver. that's like me not being able to play Dragon Age 2 on nvidia cards on DX11 mode because all drivers previous of 270.51 will not run it properly.

Also, 2GB of RAM? Seriously? and you have a 5850, come on, put another 2GB of ram in, some games will hoover up RAM like nothing: Civilization 5, Crysis 1, etc...
     
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OT: where are you guys finding this 11.4 driver? Latest driver I see on amd's site is 11.3

I'm on 11.2 and it would be cool to skip a hop
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Originally Posted by goobergump View Post
OT: where are you guys finding this 11.4 driver? Latest driver I see on amd's site is 11.3

I'm on 11.2 and it would be cool to skip a hop
It's only beta/preview:
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...lypreview.aspx

It doesn't even affect me, but I like having the newest as long as it works.
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This thread is full of win, thanks for the laugh guys!
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After alt-tabbing from the game to write this, i returned and although AA is on and set to 8x MSAA in the game, it looks horrible as if it was disabled(lots of edges).
Game runs fine now, but looks crappy.
Oh btw, Alt tabbing with source games sometimes makes it act weird. do "record demo" then "stop" and it should good again. As for me when I finished installing my i5 and other parts I played first few lvls at stock clocks, I was getting around 127-240fps max settings 1920x1200 res. I have not upgraded drivers in a while.
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that game runs on source engine. any old pc could play source. my setup is pretty similar to yours CPU and GPU wise and im getting no lag at all. update your drivers.
Edited by srsparky32 - 4/20/11 at 9:25am
 
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post #47 of 65
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Originally Posted by farmdve View Post
As for drivers, i don't plan to update them ever. 10.3 are perfect for the 5850 as everything else is for the 6k series, and we all know what AMD does with the older cards.

But i guess i gotta play choppy.
I know i am adding nothing of use to this thread. I am also effectively not continuing the conversations in any way shape or form.

But, i feel it necessary to point out a flaw in a fun and exciting way with a bold from the OP's post and a picture of my choosing. (Yes i know it has been pointed out prior in this thread.)



That is all.

Really man those drivers are over a year old now. Update
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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol View Post
I know i am adding nothing of use to this thread. I am also effectively not continuing the conversations in any way shape or form.

But, i feel it necessary to point out a flaw in a fun and exciting way with a bold from the OP's post and a picture of my choosing. (Yes i know it has been pointed out prior in this thread.)



That is all.

Really man those drivers are over a year old now. Update
==^ that, I dont update drivers too frequently but I know Im barely like 2-3 months behind... not a whole year!
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I don't want to update the drivers becuase it's too much of a bother. I am a lazy person. I for an example, have not reinstalled Windows 7 for a year and above.

I don't shutdown the computer either, just maybe put it to sleep.

As for ram, i don't have money.
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I don't want to update the drivers becuase it's too much of a bother. I am a lazy person. I for an example, have not reinstalled Windows 7 for a year and above.

I don't shutdown the computer either, just maybe put it to sleep.

As for ram, i don't have money.
install the cursed drivers by the time it's taken you to go herpa derp i won't install them because it's too much of a bother, they'd be installed.
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