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Old August 29, 2008, 03:38 AM
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I wish ATI would just get with the program and throw in a custom fan speed adjustment into CCC.

Their auto fan speeds have been broken since the 1950 Pro series......
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Old August 29, 2008, 05:49 PM
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Well I can get the drivers installed but I can only run stock speeds with dual monitors. Any sort of overclocking results in screen corruption. OCing seems to work with a single monitor though.

Sticking with 8.7s for now. They work and OC even with dual monitors.
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Old August 29, 2008, 06:03 PM
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And I can confirm that performance IS lower with these drivers. Seems performance was curtailed for stability.
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Well even though ATI has made a solid video card still drivers can really drive people crazy!!.
Honestly, before stable drivers came out, lots of people either re-sold their card or just returned it. ATI has to get some real good working drivers, they shouldn't go for stability on one release, and screw stability and go for performance on the other release. They have to re-think and release drivers that really keep it well balanced on both sides also pleasing the card owners.

I am not saying that there drivers are like terribly bad, just I can imagine that some of you are probably sick of upgrading drivers every few weeks/months, especially with ATI drivers, as SKY suggested, its recommended that you use the longer process that involves using driver cleaner pro, and lots of people aren't having luck the first time, they have to do it again and again to get it to work.
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Old August 30, 2008, 07:47 AM
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So whats the best drivers for the 4870X2?
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Old August 30, 2008, 08:15 AM
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8.8 drivers are currently the only ones which are WHQLed for the X2.
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