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Enables AMD HD3D technology support on DisplayPort panels, such as Samsung 750 and 950 series 3D displays
Improves performance:

Up to 10% in Crysis 2 DirectX 11 version for both non-Anti-Aliasing, and application enabled Anti-Aliasing cases on the AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 series of products

Up to 8% in Fear 3 DirectX 11 version with application enabled Anti-Aliasing on the AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 series of products

Up to 30% when AMD’s Morphological Anti-Aliasing (MLAA) is enabled through the Catalyst Control Center on AMD Radeon HD 6000 and AMD Radeon HD 5000 series of products
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Edited by EastCoast - 7/28/11 at 1:41pm
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Only 10% in crysis 2? I'm sad now.

Edit:Just got home and am downloading the drivers now, will post if there are any performance increases with crysis 2.

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Edited by scyy - 7/27/11 at 3:36pm
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I love the performance boost using MLAA.
ComputerBase review of MLAA boost.
Edited by EastCoast - 7/28/11 at 1:44pm
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better performance than 11.7, and above all stable
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I ran some benches, and I am getting a 10% performance increase in crysis 2 both minimum and avg.
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With these drivers, everything set to ultra at 1680 x 1050 im getting 30 - 54fps so not too bad. Still dips below 30 if theres a lot of lighting. Haven't tested any other games yet
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I ran some benches, and I am getting a 10% performance increase in crysis 2 both minimum and avg.
good to know

wish there was better collaboration between game studios and ati so at release it would just work
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for some reason Crysis 2 is still the only game that I can't get a stable, decent overclock on my GPU without it locking up...every other game is fine! Better performance with 11.8 though in Crysis 2, f1 2010 and DIRT3 max fps has gone up for me. Hitting 128fps on f1 2010 on ultra settings everything maxed and upto 100fps on DIRT3 everything maxed out
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I'm getting 10 fps less in BFBC2...
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for some reason Crysis 2 is still the only game that I can't get a stable, decent overclock on my GPU without it locking up...every other game is fine! Better performance with 11.8 though in Crysis 2, f1 2010 and DIRT3 max fps has gone up for me. Hitting 128fps on f1 2010 on ultra settings everything maxed and upto 100fps on DIRT3 everything maxed out
Crysis 2 is a bit finicky; my GPU can overclock much higher as well. It locks up in Crysis 2, but, in every other game and benchmark it runs fine. So I had to settle at where it's at now.
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