What driver to use for 7970 for Steam

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grallis
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What driver to use for 7970 for Steam

Postby grallis » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:25 am

Hello all, I'm curious to know what driver people have been getting best results with while using Radeon 7970, Linux Mint 14(64-bit) w\Cinnamon. Ive been trying to play games in Steam but have been having subpar results, as in most games dont even start properly.

Any help\suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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Re: What driver to use for 7970 for Steam

Postby anandrkris » Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:29 am

Hi - Perhaps you can try posting this query in Steam for Linux Community.
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Re: What driver to use for 7970 for Steam

Postby Bad Boy Bubby » Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:27 am

Hi

I have downloaded the latest drivers direct from AMD here http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Pages/radeon_linux.aspx?type=2.4.1&product=2.4.1.3.42&lang=English version 13.1 and I am running Counterstrike Source and it plays exactly as it does in windows, my card is a 6800 and I'm on 32 bit but the same driver is available for 64 bit.

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