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Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Admiral Huddy, Sep 6, 2013.

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  1. Admiral Huddy

    Don

    Joined: Feb 17, 2003

    Posts: 29,107

    Location: Chelmsford & Broadgate

    ** Driver Discussions **

    ** THE AMD DRIVERS THREAD **

    ** THE NVIDIA DRIVERS THREAD **


    Old discussion threads now closed -

    ** THE AMD DRIVERS THREAD - Closed 18/12/2014**



    ** Overclocking **

    AMD - How To Overclock The Official Way Using MSI Afterburner + Complete Driver Sweep


    ** Benchmarking leaderboards **


    ** Official 3D Mark 11 scores **

    ** 3DMark Firestrike **

    ** 3DMark Firestrike Extreme Benchmark **

    ** 3DMark Vantage **

    ** 3DMark 11 Extreme **

    ** 3DMark Firestrike Ultra 4K **

    ** 3DMark Sky Diver benchmark **

    ** 3DMark Vantage Extreme **

    ** Alien Isolation Benchmark **

    ** Arion Benchmark **

    ** Batman Arkham Origins Benchmark **

    ** BioShock Infinite Benchmark **

    ** Catzilla 1.0 Benchmark Scores **

    ** Civilization: Beyond Earth Benchmark **

    ** CompuBench **

    ** ComputeMark Benchmark **

    ** Dirt 3 Benchmark **

    ** Dirt Showdown Benchmark **

    ** Dragon Age Inquisition Benchmark **

    ** Grid Autosport Benchmark **

    ** Hitman Benchmark **

    ** LuxMark 2.0 Benchmark **

    ** Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor **

    ** Monster Hunter 1080p and Higher **

    ** Rat GPU Benchmark **

    ** Sleeping Dogs **

    ** Sniper Elite V2 Benchmark **

    ** Sniper Elite V3 Benchmark **

    ** Thief Benchmark (New) **

    ** Tomb Raider Normal Bench **

    ** Tomb Raider Ultra Bench **

    ** Unigine Heaven 4 **

    ** Unigine Heaven DX11 **

    ** Unigine Heaven Valley **


    ** Troubleshooting and Warranty information Threads **


    AMD - How to Change The Power Control/Limit from +20% to +50% by tommybhoy

    Graphics Card Warranty's - Let's see how good they really are *Look* by Nelly

    Troubleshooting Video Card problems by Admiral Huddy

    [How To Make Sure Crossfire Is Working? by ltMatt

    Stock Cooler Removal Information by rjk



    ** Miscellaneous **

    Miscellaneous threads may be specific to make/model so please check first. Links are subject to change and removal from this sticky.

    AMD 7990 Custom Bios- Remove Throttling by ltMatt








    If you have a thread that would have otherwise been Sticky worthy, then please email a moderator to have the thread added to the above list. :)

    edit - 10/10/18 - Huddy - fixed broken link to NVIDIA drivers thread.
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2018
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    Don

    Joined: Feb 17, 2003

    Posts: 29,107

    Location: Chelmsford & Broadgate

    External Links

    Below are some weblinks and resources to drivers, utilities, benchmarks etc. All of which you may find very useful if you're upgrading your graphics card.


    ** In the Green corner **

    Nvidia Home - www.nvidia.com
    GPU comparison table - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compari...:_desktop_GPUs
    Drivers - http://www.nvidia.co.uk/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-uk
    Alternative third party NVIDIA drivers by omega - ideal for legacy cards - http://www.omegadrivers.net/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=section&id=2&Itemid=55


    ** In the Red corner **

    ATI Home - http://www.amd.com/de/Pages/AMDHomePage.aspx
    GPU comparion table - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ati_gra...e:desktop_GPUs

    Official Drivers - http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx
    Alternative third party drivers by Omega - ideal for legacy cards - http://www.omegadrivers.net/index.php?option=com_phocadownload&view=section&id=1&Itemid=54


    ** Other **

    3DFX drivers from 3dfxzone - http://www.3dfxzone.it/dir/3dfx/sfft/
    3dfx drivers from Omega - http://www.omegadrivers.net/index.ph...id=4&Itemid=56
    SIS Drivers - http://www.sis.com/download/agreemen...url=/download/


    ** Benchmarks **

    Futuremark - for 3dmark 11, vantage, firestrike etc - http://www.futuremark.com/
    Unigine Benchmarks - Heaven, Valley, Sancurary etc - http://unigine.com/products/benchmarks/
    FRAPS - for realtime video capture and benchmarking - http://www.fraps.com/
    CineBENCH by maxon - http://www.maxon.net/index.php?id=162&L=0
    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat benchmark - http://cop.stalker-game.com/?page=benchmark
    Crysis benchmark - http://www.crymod.com/filebase.php?fileid=280
    Far Cry benchmark - http://www.farcry2-hq.com/news,483,f...s-overview.htm
    PassMark benchmark - http://www.passmark.com/products/pt.htm



    ** Popular tools and utilities **

    Driver sweeper - remove driver leftovers from your system - http://phyxion.net/
    GPU-Z - Lightweight utility t o provide video card and GPU information - http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/

    ** Overclocking tools **

    MSI After burner - http://event.msi.com/vga/afterburner/
    EVGA Precision - http://www.evga.com/PRecision/
    Rivatuner - (ATI/Nvidia) - http://www.guru3d.com/index.php?page=rivatuner
    Powerstrip (ATI/NVidia) - http://entechtaiwan.com/util/ps.shtm
    ATITool - http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/Tweaking/ATITool/


    ** Manufacturers **

    Asus Graphics - www.asus.com
    EVGA - http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp
    Gigabyte Graphics - http://www.giga-byte.co.uk/Products/VGA/Default.aspx
    MSI Graphics - http://uk.msi.com/product/vga/
    Powercolor - http://www.powercolor.com/Global/index.asp
    Gainward - http://www.gainward.com/main/vgapc.php?lang=en
    Palit - http://www.palit.biz/main/index.php?lang=en
    Point of View - http://www.pointofview-online.com/default2.php
    PNY - http://www.pny-europe.com/
    Sapphire - http://www.sapphiretech.com/presenta...d=1&psn=000101
    Club3d - http://www.club3d.nl/products/product_graphics_1.cfm
    HIS - http://www.hisdigital.com/gb/
    Sparkle - http://www.sparkle.com.tw/
    VTX - http://www.vtx3d.com/products.asp
     
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