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Unreleased driver from some file sharing site I've never heard of... Of course I'm going to try them! :toast:

:laugh:


*Seriously though, I am trying them.
 
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its legit.

annoying sharing sites though...

use the 2nd one, its the least annoying...

ill upload it to my dropbox when it finishes for those who dont trust crazy share sites..

fair warning: Thracks(aka Robert) over at overclock.net who is an AMD employee, and sits 2 cubes from the driver team advises against installing this, he says it not ready. These are however the drivers the tech reports used.
 
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I just installed 13.1.

I like when it rains drivers.
 

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fair warning: Thracks(aka Robert) over at overclock.net who is an AMD employee, and sits 2 cubes from the driver team advises against installing this, he says it not ready. These are however the drivers the tech reports used.
Well... I'm staying away for now. I don't really have any issues and I'd rather not start having any. :)
 
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its legit.

annoying sharing sites though...

use the 2nd one, its the least annoying...

ill upload it to my dropbox when it finishes for those who dont trust crazy share sites..

fair warning: Thracks(aka Robert) over at overclock.net who is an AMD employee, and sits 2 cubes from the driver team advises against installing this, he says it not ready. These are however the drivers the tech reports used.
working ok for me, stuff seams smoother on 5800?? placebo maybe
 
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Well... I'm staying away for now. I don't really have any issues and I'd rather not start having any. :)
Well stated!

They test using lab animals for a reason. ;)
 
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Well stated!

They test using lab animals for a reason. ;)
Still all fine here. Smoother to me but i cant test ocd due to pump fatigue
 
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I don't like the link. It started downloaded without asking me. Nothing showed in the chrome downloads tab but the file was growing in my download folder.
 
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You can go to guru3d and download it, I did (the 13.2Beta version w/o .NET) and have it installed in my main rig. Oddly enough, my Hitman Absolution benchmark did show a dramatic max framerate improve as well as good average and lows. Haven't tried other games, oh yeah, played Dead Space 2 in EF mode w/o issue. I did install the 13.1 WHQL driver in my 3rd rig, and it seems to be fine.

BTW, if you're installing this driver, don't install 12.11 CAP2 since the Beta driver has an even newer CAP package within the driver suite.
 
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i fixed the link to a reputable site,
 
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Awesome, first recent AMD driver install that fits my screen in every res I select without having to check the scaling box and reboot.

I uninstalled the 12.11 CAP 2 profile with Revo Uninstaller, then used the AMD Cleanup Utility. I rather like that the AMD tool does everything via command prompt. In answer to what was said about registry bits left behind. Revo Uninstaller found no leftover bits after uninstalling 12.11 CAP 2, and in my manual registry searching there appeared to be no GPU driver related AMD stuff, so I'd be careful what you remove from there. A lot of it is just AMD references in redistributables.

Upon restarting, Driver Sweeper showed lots of AMD boxes checked after clicking analyse, which I thought was strange since the desktop res even went down to the default non driver size, which doesn't usually happen when I just use Driver Sweeper. So I ran DS anyway just to make sure everything was gone.

Going to try some games and report back.

I used Guru3D btw, first link here. http://www.guru3d.com/files_details/amd_catalyst_13_2_beta_download.html

Only slight annoyance was the file is 7Zipped.
 
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The 13.1 worked decent going to turn into a lab rat soon and test this beta.
 
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supposedly it only fixes the specific games that tech reports tested...
 

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Signed up to tell you guys about these drivers.
Best ever. I had a LOT of microstuttering in Darksiders II. The FPS was probably around thirty, but it felt like 10-12. Using this driver, game runs silky smooth.Yet to try other titles. :toast:
AMD's drivers are finally becoming decent. 12.11 boosted performance a lot for me, and now this. :rockout:

Keep in mind that I'm using hardware WAY inferior, and gaming at a resolution of 1600x900.
HD 7470M.
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Still all fine here. Smoother to me but i cant test ocd due to pump fatigue
Same here... Smooth and crispy for BF3. Any micro-stutter seems to be gone. Getting ready to try a few more titles.
Are you both seeing smoother play in games using 5 series cards?

I might have to try this out if true.
 
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Are you both seeing smoother play in games using 5 series cards?

I might have to try this out if true.
I see a big jump in temps on my 5870 :banghead: :eek: BETA:ohwell:
 
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So if I understand correctly, these 13.x aren't really written for 5870's?
or at least not for single 5870 GPU's?
 

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This is from an AMD rep who posts at overclock.net:

Thracks said:
I'm just going to make this font really big so everyone reads this:

THE LEAKED BETA 13.2 IS AN UNFINISHED DRIVER SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED TO TEST FRAME LATENCY, WITH NO FINAL QA COMPLETED ON ANYTHING ELSE IN THE DRIVER. PLUS OTHER GOODIES INTENDED FOR THE REAL 13.2 ARE MISSING. DO NOT INSTALL IT.
It was given to TechReport to use with a 7950 which uses a different architecture than the 5 series.
 

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I have it running now with no issues. Even seemed to get better steady frames in arma 2