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Poll Results: Which driver is better?

 
  • 16% (3)
    11.12
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    12.1
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post #31 of 52
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AMD Catalyst 12.1 Preview driver enables users to create per application profiles to individually control 3D and CrossFireX settings for Direct3D applications
Wow, wow, WOW! biggrin.gif

it only took what, like 10 years! rolleyes.gif
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Geseende Kersfees vanaf AMD . Merry Christmas from AMD!! biggrin.gif
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I might have to install these after all.
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post #34 of 52
quick question, I uninstalled the CAP when I installed 12.1, does 12.1 come with CAPs? I dont see it in the add/remove program section.
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post #35 of 52
will we ever see love for the 4000 series?

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though when I installed 11.12 with 11.11 CAP3, BF3 Sharqi 64 ran surprisingly well on MEDIUM settings. getting like 60 FPS and graphics still look amazing
 
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Originally Posted by Sir Cumference View Post

will we ever see love for the 4000 series?
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though when I installed 11.12 with 11.11 CAP3, BF3 Sharqi 64 ran surprisingly well on MEDIUM settings. getting like 60 FPS and graphics still look amazing

You're lucky, I can't use anything after 10.4a with my 4870x2. I'm not expecting better performance from newer drivers or anything, just that they work. Each driver I've tested have either broke Crossfire on all games or make all my games stutter like crazy., before that pretty much all drivers except the very early ones were pretty much bug free and I thought that ATI finally were being serious with their driver quality, but they're the same old or even worse. All the Nvidia cards I have left or gifted to friends still work perfectly with the very latest drivers installed.
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post #37 of 52
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You're lucky, I can't use anything after 10.4a with my 4870x2. I'm not expecting better performance from newer drivers or anything, just that they work. Each driver I've tested have either broke Crossfire on all games or make all my games stutter like crazy., before that pretty much all drivers except the very early ones were pretty much bug free and I thought that ATI finally were being serious with their driver quality, but they're the same old or even worse. All the Nvidia cards I have left or gifted to friends still work perfectly with the very latest drivers installed.

Ive realized that I dont get great performance all the time. Its weird. Like Ill go into a Firestorm map and all of a sudden im getting like 35-40 FPS. Alt-tabbing sometimes brings it back to 55-60+.

Same thing with Skyrim. Id either have to reboot the PC or do a new power cycle.

Sorry youre having problems though. My 4890 alone was having trouble with BF3. Now that Ive crossfired, even though im still having some issues, I haven't tried a single card set up.

With all the new patches and drivers since release date, I think I may be better off using one card. Ill have to test and see.
 
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post #38 of 52
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The crossfire issue is likely not even AMD's fault, and its because of Bethesda making the CPU render the shadows instead of the GPU, and also the CPU only uses 2 cores in skyrim, meaning I'm basically playing the game on max settings using less than 1/2 my PC's power.

You could at least overclock that SB another 2 Ghz to improve. The stock HSF can do 4Ghz easily. Why are you still at stock? This is exactly why a certain CPU company's idea of more cores instead of more IPC is a problem for consumers. Most consumer apps don't use the extra cores.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 12/14/11 at 6:51pm
post #39 of 52
GOt 11.12 on today and played some BF3. No problems like the 11.11x drivers gave me. Good so far.
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post #40 of 52
AMD WHY YOU NO SUPPORT FIREPRO!!! lol i need new drivers for these games. My laptop is crying in the corner while i play on my nvidia machine. i had to force my laptop to use the 11.11 drivers
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