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User Info: refmon

refmon
3 years ago#1
Somebody told me that they're sticking to 314.22 because newer ones cause usually cause driver problems. I've always updated immediately and the one I'm using right now is in beta.
Is this true or is he just paranoid
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User Info: DV8ingSources

DV8ingSources
3 years ago#2
No idea if there is merit to that claim. I've been using the beta 326.80 drivers without any issues so far. Played quite a few different games too.
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User Info: Nicodimus

Nicodimus
3 years ago#3
I hear that all the time, but I have the newest official ones (320.49) and have had zero problems.
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User Info: SlashmanSG

SlashmanSG
3 years ago#4
I've gotten BSODs with every driver after 314.22.
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User Info: kickthegnome

kickthegnome
3 years ago#5
refmon posted...
Somebody told me that they're sticking to 314.22 because newer ones cause usually cause driver problems. I've always updated immediately and the one I'm using right now is in beta.
Is this true or is he just paranoid


I've been getting the "display driver has crashed and successfully reloaded" error or my computer just locks up.

So i switched back,

User Info: greenyoshi46

greenyoshi46
3 years ago#6
kickthegnome posted...
refmon posted...
Somebody told me that they're sticking to 314.22 because newer ones cause usually cause driver problems. I've always updated immediately and the one I'm using right now is in beta.
Is this true or is he just paranoid


I've been getting the "display driver has crashed and successfully reloaded" error or my computer just locks up.

So i switched back,


I only get that error when I overclock to badly, but it doesnt lock up. It clocks itself to default.
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User Info: wwarren19

wwarren19
3 years ago#7
SlashmanSG posted...
I've gotten BSODs with every driver after 314.22.


I've had the same problems but i only have issues when web browsing. works fine when gaming. I've heard it may be a issue with firefox which is what i use. 314.22 works great.
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User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
3 years ago#8
My firefox keeps locking up with the latest video drivers. It locks up my computer completely. Chrome seems to be fine.

I'm going to downgrade tonight
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User Info: WerdnAndreW

WerdnAndreW
3 years ago#9
refmon posted...
Somebody told me that they're sticking to 314.22 because newer ones cause usually cause driver problems. I've always updated immediately and the one I'm using right now is in beta.
Is this true or is he just paranoid


If you haven't run into any problems then don't worry about. Seems to be more common with people using the 560 ti and Firefox.
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User Info: wwarren19

wwarren19
3 years ago#10
SinisterSlay posted...
My firefox keeps locking up with the latest video drivers. It locks up my computer completely. Chrome seems to be fine.

I'm going to downgrade tonight


yeah i think firefox is the culprit. i would switch to chrome but its upgrade time for me anyway. 7970 here i come!
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