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Installing these later tonite / tomorrow.


10.5 + dirt 3 don't mix well together.
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Just stating. I don't care for DX or OGL tesselation anyways since I've yet to see any significant gains from them in games. Hoping to see something in the future though.

And I wouldn't yet say that it's an incredible increase in tess performance based on this article. We have data from 2 benchies one of which only got a 9% increase...

Besides I buy what I think is best for me. I still own 2 radeon HD 5870s.
 
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Games use tessellation.
i said typical gaming
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they are preparing for bf3
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Just stating. I don't care for DX or OGL tesselation anyways since I've yet to see any significant gains from them in games. Hoping to see something in the future though.

And I wouldn't yet say that it's an incredible increase in tess performance based on this article. We have data from 2 benchies one of which only got a 9% increase...

Besides I buy what I think is best for me. I still own 2 radeon HD 5870s.
Oh, because 10% increase is a bad thing now? 3 FPS faster in Heaven is a lot. Most top-end cards are only separated by a few frames per second in Heaven benchmarks.

And you have data from 2 benches, because they happen to be the ones that specifically test for Tessellation performance.

Go figure.
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I hope Techspot or similar do the driver review like they usually do. I wonder if these provide any noticeable performance increases over previous versions in some games (such as Dirt 3).
    
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Oh, because 10% increase is a bad thing now? 3 FPS faster in Heaven is a lot. Most top-end cards are only separated by a few frames per second in Heaven benchmarks.

And you have data from 2 benches, because they happen to be the ones that specifically test for Tessellation performance.

Go figure.
where did I say that 10% is bad? Of course it's a good thing, but it's just nothing incredible. If the OGL tess perf has truly nearly doubled then that's nothing short of incredible though.

And about the lack of benchies... I wouldn't use one DX10 game to test if dx10 perf had gotten better, the same goes for tesselation, DX11 or ogl. I'd like to see more tests before I conclude that this is an incredible improvement. It might well be, but I do not know yet.

I'd also like to see some real world scores, not benchies to see this improvement. Oh wait.
 
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lmao i get 60+ fps in insane same settings as the article. Dedicated AMD tesselation unit FAIL!

Edited by meetajhu - 6/17/11 at 6:24am
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10 fps before, 20 fps after? Sure, 100% boost, but nothing to get excited about.

This might just beat Nvidia's 17 fps. lol. Tessellation is used horrifically.
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Originally Posted by Alatar View Post
where did I say that 10% is bad? Of course it's a good thing, but it's just nothing incredible. If the OGL tess perf has truly nearly doubled then that's nothing short of incredible though.

And about the lack of benchies... I wouldn't use one DX10 game to test if dx10 perf had gotten better, the same goes for tesselation, DX11 or ogl. I'd like to see more tests before I conclude that this is an incredible improvement. It might well be, but I do not know yet.

I'd also like to see some real world scores, not benchies to see this improvement. Oh wait.
Or you could just download the drivers and be happy with that knowledge that it will run better. Since, you know, they are free and really easy to install.....

Quote:
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10 fps before, 20 fps after? Sure, 100% boost, but nothing to get excited about.

This might just beat Nvidia's 17 fps. lol. Tessellation is used horrifically.
I'm excited about the 10% figure. Getting any gain for free is awesome!
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