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I am currently running an x86 Ubuntu 12.10 setup with an AMD Radeon HD 7770. Graphics are in VESA mode.

If I am correct, the AMD Catalyst 12.10 Proprietary Linux x86 Driver isn't supported by Ubuntu 12.10, but that the Catalyst 12.11 Beta is. I've heard that in its current state, there are performance problems with this beta driver (glitchy GUI, etc).

That being said, should I update to the 12.11 Beta bearing these risks in mind, or am I better off staying in VESA and waiting for a more stable driver release? Can anyone confirm the current performance problems with the Catalyst 12.11?

Thanks in advance.

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