Possible fix for visual issues with ATI 5970 card and Skyrim


I installed the new-in-the-box RMA replacement for my HIS ATI 5970 card and had serious and bizarre visual issues with Skyrim. A screenshot is here:

http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561197963296067/screenshot/613849333019227870

After trying a lot of things, this may be the fix:

The visual glitches may have been fixed by installing the AMD Catalyst 12.2 Preview driver. If you are having Skyrim issues with an ATI 5970 card, the new preview driver is here:

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/Catalyst122Previewdriver.aspx

Give it a try. You can always roll it back if it doesn’t work. For me, it made the game playable again.

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