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Most Stable Driver for 4890s CF

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Hey all. So Ive been playing Civ 5 for a few weeks and I starter crashing on 480th turn. I'm gonna reinstall directx but am wondering if this is caused by my drivers.

Now the question, what would be best, most stable driver for 4890 CF configuration?
 
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Most stable would most likely be the current video drivers. If for whatever reason teh most current drivers are the culprit to your problem, try the previous version.

Do you get any type of error code on the crash?
 
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Most stable would most likely be the current video drivers. If for whatever reason teh most current drivers are the culprit to your problem, try the previous version.

Do you get any type of error code on the crash?
Nah, no error code, just crashes to desktop.

BTW, I am using old drivers from last year. They have been working great in every game so I had no reason to update, until now that is. I guess Ill just try the latest drivers.
 
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best ones i used were anything before 10.6
 
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Hmmm. New Drivers did not help at all.

Oh and I also realized that there WAS an actual error. Anyone know a fix for this? I spent a few weeks on that game :(
 
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You could always try uninstalling and reinstalling the game to see if that makes a difference.
 
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You could always try uninstalling and reinstalling the game to see if that makes a difference.
Thats pretty much the ONLY thing I didnt try.

Yeah its a shame because I had the most epic game in Civ5 :(

Anyhow, thanks for your input.
 
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You can always backup the save file and when you reinstall it just slap the save file where it was before and start back up right where you left off.
 
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You can always backup the save file and when you reinstall it just slap the save file where it was before and start back up right where you left off.
Yeah, except a fresh install didnt work :(

I think I shall give up at this point. Appreciate your help though. :)
 
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how do you know the game isnt at fault?

did you see if it crashes with CF off?

dx9 or dx11?
 
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how do you know the game isnt at fault?

did you see if it crashes with CF off?

dx9 or dx11?
Forgot to post; After several game reinstall and patches I got it to work :banghead: :toast::rockout::respect::pimp:
 
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On what drivers? im thinking about getting a second 4870X2, so was wondering what drivers would work best.
 
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im tried 11.1 before a while for my friend 4890, it was stable and give good 3d vantage score
 
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I downloaded the latest drivers (11.3) in addition to the CF extra and it seems to work ok, although I havent tested any game except Civ5.