Ati 12.8 Driver crashes Firefox?

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Ati 12.8 Driver crashes Firefox?

Postposted on Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:36 am

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I've been getting frequent and numerous crashes with my 6870x2's on the new 12.8 drivers (Win7 64) in Firefox (current release version). A short bit of research points towards some kind of memory leak(?) and the current solution is to disable hardware acceleration.

Has anyone else had similar issues? The behavior I see ranges from slow-page loading, to an all out freeze, but always ends in firefox crashing.
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Re: Ati 12.8 Driver crashes Firefox?

Postposted on Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:11 pm

Yes, across two machines and across AMD and Nvidia GPU's too, which is why I've been trying Chrome recently.

I don't like it as much as FF but Mozilla seem to be falling behind in the stability department. It's more of a hunch than a scientific test, but I thought I'd use Chrome for a few weeks to see if it was any less prone to freezes and crashing.
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