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Old 04-13-2014
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Default AMD Radeon 4000 Drivers - Planned Obsolescence

AMD is no longer updating drivers for their HD 4000 series cards. Last driver 13.9 was released in Oct 2013 didn't even come with release notes. No Windows 8 driver was released. These cards came out in 2008/2009 and driver updates ceased in 2013. Yet the HD 4000 series still meet the minimum requirements of many games today. Nvidia supports their cards for much longer than that.

I also think AMD sabotaged the 13.9 driver. The cooling fan failed on my 4770 with the 13.9 driver. I went back to 13.1 and it is working fine.

I will definitely think twice before buying AMD cards again.
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nVidia also had a driver which caused fan to malfunction (the infamous 196.75). Both companies don't make perfect drivers.
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