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Catalyst 12.11 promises up to 15% performance improvements in the most modern games, such as Battlefield 3, DiRT Showdown, Sleeping Dogs, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, and more. With these improvements, AMD is claiming performance leads for all its top products, over NVIDIA's. The Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition, for example, gains 20% performance advantage over GeForce GTX 680; HD 7970 gains 15% over GTX 670, and HD 7950 20% over GTX 660 Ti. The Never Settle driver, along with its complete release notes and download links will be updated a little later today.





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Too little to late? Hopefully not but this should make the current red team guys happy.
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This is cool. Nice to see AMD squeezing more from their current offerings.

[img]This graph, however, really irritates me. Talk about misleading. (If you don't look at the scale).
 
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15% through driver updates?!

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Originally Posted by hammerforged View Post

Too little to late? Hopefully not but this should make the current red team guys happy.

Too little too late? Funny you say that, considering AMD's products continue to offer better performance/price (the only figure that really matters) over nVidia's overpriced and voltage-control-less lineup.
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cool. still switching to nvidia but only because i use adobe CS6 a ton and want to take advantage of cuda for the mercury engine
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Made my morning much better.
     
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Nice, this HD7850 is going to love this.
    
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Interesting. 

 

I would like to see what people say about their numbers compared to what AMD claims.

Sounds too good to be true, or their drivers were too bad to begin with.

Either way its good news to see AMD getting better after hearing about their financial results. We all need them in order to keep the markets competitive.

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making the 7770's in crossfire even more powerful redface.gif i'm down for that biggrin.gif
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Too little too late? Funny you say that, considering AMD's products continue to offer better performance/price (the only figure that really matters) over nVidia's overpriced and voltage-control-less lineup.

Not trying to start anything but looking at how close the next generation is, it would of been nice to see this support 3-4 months ago. All that matters is that its here now though.
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