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Never had an issue with AMDs drivers in my life. Except pre-dating the 9700 pro-era. But from what I heard, Nvidia releases drivers like every 4-6 months? While AMD updates every month or so. And with that, newer games that are released month after month get the support so that our cards gives us more FPS or something else like bug fixes, crash issues, etc. So, while Nvidia users are stuck on a 3-4 driver a year basis, AMD users benefit from the drivers that are released more often than their competitor.
 

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And once again no one will care because their drivers are made of FAIL.
All my desktop cards from 2004 and on were from ATI/AMD.I can't say anything bad about the drivers
 
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Dont blame the drivers on your FAIL'S :D I mean that :twitch:
I been using ati sense the 3 series and upgraded every year and I never had issues or problems with any of there cards.... But has Nvidia fucked up hmmm? I never heard of an ati driver that caused a gpu to go up in smoke! Oh yeah that was Nvidia that smoked up the house :roll:
Wow, so you have never had an issue so clearly no one else ever has either.. . solid logic :nutkick:

Don't blame me for piss poor software design.
 
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Usual driver argument fight, amusing.
 
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Usual driver argument fight, amusing.
If AMD would make a quality piece of software there would be nothing to discuss,but they don't and the AMD trolls take offense to the truth.;)
 
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If AMD would make a quality piece of software there would be nothing to discuss,but they don't and the AMD trolls take offense to the truth.;)
Look at my specs, I had nightmares with it and I admit it, still I am tempted by this new puppy because I'm a masochist but I'll hold to one single card this time because when you go over 2 GPUs you better pray, bluescreens start flying all over.
 
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#32
If AMD would make a quality piece of software there would be nothing to discuss,but they don't and the AMD trolls take offense to the truth.;)
The truth is AMD and NVIDIA both have their own driver issues...


I've used cards from both camps and I've never had issues with their cards so i don't know why I said that :laugh:
 
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#33
More than likely. I expect an $800-1000 price tag.
:eek: :shadedshu
All my desktop cards from 2004 and on were from ATI/AMD.I can't say anything bad about the drivers
I've been using ATI ever since my 9700 PRO and did not run into any driver issues. I've had issues with some games, but not driver issues.
 
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Never had an issue with AMDs drivers in my life. Except pre-dating the 9700 pro-era. But from what I heard, Nvidia releases drivers like every 4-6 months? While AMD updates every month or so. And with that, newer games that are released month after month get the support so that our cards gives us more FPS or something else like bug fixes, crash issues, etc. So, while Nvidia users are stuck on a 3-4 driver a year basis, AMD users benefit from the drivers that are released more often than their competitor.
That's not true. Nvidia took a long time to get a recent driver out (to the tune of 4-6 months) but also released a lot of beta and rc versions that were readily available. To be honest, AMD has to release new drivers all the time, usually to get games to run properly, where with Nvidia drivers they just kinda work. I have a friend that has Crossfire 6870's and he is going for a Kepler card because he's sick of having to wait a month after launch for proper Crossfire Support to catch up.

I have never had a problem with Nvidia drivers, but AMD\ATi give me issues now and then. For the past 6-12 months every time I update my drivers they fail to install properly. I have to uninstall the old ones, restart, driver sweep, restart, ccleaner, restart, then install the new ones and hope they properly install, about 50% of the time they give me a random grey box instead of the happy green check mark and say basically "some shit happened, I dunno".
 

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If AMD would make a quality piece of software there would be nothing to discuss,but they don't and the AMD trolls take offense to the truth.;)
Gotta smoke pal?

 

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Both companies have driver issues. ATI/AMD faced theird down and are now remarkably stable and efficient considering they were using the vliw instruction and are now using a totally different gcn that the driver had to be rewritten ground up.
 
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120Hz seems to be a problem for AMD drivers. Takes months to fix it after launch, same thing with every generation HD7 included. Powerplay causes flickering screen because of too low idle clocks.
 

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If AMD wont change their cooling solution on their dual gpu cards this would probably be as loud as hell.
 
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If AMD wont change their cooling solution on their dual gpu cards this would probably be as loud as hell.
You can always find some aftermark cooling solution for your card, or custom designs from other companies...
 
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You can always find some aftermark cooling solution for your card, or custom designs from other companies...
There aren't custom HD6990 editions, watercooling or arctic accelero 6990 are the only ways to deal with the noise, which to be honest I don't find it that much annoying.
 
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You can always find some aftermark cooling solution for your card, or custom designs from other companies...
Either void warranty and pay 80€ more for AC xtreme or... well, there isn't or with air cooling. Only reference resigns for air cooling.

Either way it sucks.