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Strange, everybody seems to get a nice perfomance increase accept me. Lost about 25% generally. Not because of Crossfire though. Same problem running a single card.
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post #52 of 71
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Strange, everybody seems to get a nice perfomance increase accept me. Lost about 25% generally. Not because of Crossfire though. Same problem running a single card.
That's what I was thinking as well. I haven't reinstalled 11.7 to test. But Crysis 2 seems to be performing worse now.... maybe it is just my mind but it looks like I'm getting much lower fps now. (Yes, I check the numbers)
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These drivers have come out at a good time for me.
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I haven't tried Crysis 2 yet to see if I have any gain, but all my other games are running so much better with the 11.8's

This was a very good release for me.
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Going to try the drivers out on my 3870 for the lulz
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Originally Posted by Sneakybastard View Post
Strange, everybody seems to get a nice perfomance increase accept me. Lost about 25% generally. Not because of Crossfire though. Same problem running a single card.
You're not the only one.
But after I did a Driver Sweeper wipe, I got about 20% more.
post #57 of 71
Awww.. issues with BFBC2 and Stalker COP? those are two of my most played games!

I really wanted to update
    
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I haven't noticed this with the 11.8 preview yet but EVERY SINGLE time I start BC2 it ALWAYS locks up for 10 seconds the first time I join a server... Is this typical with 11.7 and before as well?
Thats a problem with Punk buster. Not the graphics card drivers fault.

Try and join a non punk buster server (outranked) and you will see it will load instantly
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Known issues under the Windows 7 operating system
The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows 7 operating system in the latest version of AMD Catalystâ„¢. These include:

STALKER - Call of Pripyat may randomly hang when entering a new or saved game.
Random corruption may be observed when running the Unigine Heaven benchmark in Fixed High Performance mode.
F1 2010 may randomly hang on application launch.
Battlefield – Bad Company 2 may randomly hang after a period of game play.
Dungeon Siege 3 may randomly hang on application launch.
Dead Rising 2 may randomly hang on application launch.
Random flashing may be observed while playing F1 2010 and Dirt 2.
OpenGL acceleration may not function within Photoshop CS5.


I thought it was just me. They need to fix that. I cant even play the game because of this. Takes 10 minutes to load a new game so I deleted it and blamed the game.
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Originally Posted by Tdawg2k10 View Post
Thats a problem with Punk buster. Not the graphics card drivers fault.

Try and join a non punk buster server (outranked) and you will see it will load instantly
It would appear to be a driver related issue when it doesn't happen using Nvidia drivers.

I haven't tried anything other than 11.8 preview and 11.8 WHQL to see if previous driver versions do it as well.
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