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Lol, the butt hurt in this thread is quite satisfying! biggrin.gif

I know rite, DELICIOUS TEARS.
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I know rite, DELICIOUS TEARS.

heh too right.
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Do these optimizations require default game profiles through CCC? Or can they be customized and still reap the benefits (not that customizing anything makes a difference, and I still can't figure out this)? The mipmap detail level is at maximum with all these improvements, too, right?
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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.

LOL speak for yourself. Remember the driver update a couple months ago that was suppose to do the EXACT same thing this one was? You know, the one that was so drastically improved that Tom's Hardware re-reviewed the entire 7 series for it? Call Nvidia crap all you want but their drivers game customizablility is enough for me say Nvidia is better, plus being able to force Ambient Occlusion and things like FXAA make me look at AMD drivers as a complete and utter joke.

See these settings?



AMD doesn't compare, this menu for games alone makes AMD completely irrelevant from a driver and product standpoint for me. These settings combined with the shader + texture mods make it look absolutely beautiful. AMD can come out with a product that's literally 100% from a price and performance standpoint, but till they offer me what Nvidia does I see absolutely NO reason for me further invest any of my money to their company. Which is kinda hilarious considering they were just recently called this by experts tongue.gif
Until Nvidia stops buying off game developers (they've moved on mobile platforms as well!), I will not give them money. To each his own.
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Do these optimizations require default game profiles through CCC? Or can they be customized and still reap the benefits (not that customizing anything makes a difference, and I still can't figure out this)? The mipmap detail level is at maximum with all these improvements, too, right?
Until Nvidia stops buying off game developers (they've moved on mobile platforms as well!), I will not give them money. To each his own.

I don't care about Nvidia buying off game developers. As long as AMD continues to make great hardware and future drivers are the caliber of the 12.11's, who cares how much optimization Nvidia throws at games. AMD will be competitive, and that's all that matters.

Everyone that ditched their 7970 for a 680... I feel for you guys. AMD just pulled a rabbit out of their hat. There was so much commotion about the 680 and 670 being faster than anything AMD offered... and then this happened. Hats off to you AMD. thumb.gif



Just because I feel like posting something else:

This is now faster than this, while costing less and coming with more games.

Oh AMD. What a troll you are. rolleyes.gif
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hey guys i have a 7750 with catalyst 12.8.
i just want to know whether i should install catalyst 12.10 or 12.11
am i required to first install 12.10 or can i directly install 12.11 beta
also how should i install it
can i install it over my existing 12.8 or is it absolutely necessary to first un install my current driver before installing the new one.
why is it necessary to remove older driver first because i cant see amd saying you need to do that.
also if i do have to un install my older driver would it be enough to just un install using the express un install option from amd or is it necessary to also run driver fusion in safe mode after the express unninstall ?
please answer all my questions.
    
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Even with 12.7 the 7970 GE pulled out from 680, expect from BF3, the other demanding games was in favour of 7970 GE, now its no contest.

Want to see how good your card is ? try to play extreme mods with downsampling and what not with it, then you will see how 7xxx series shine, forget canned benchmarks, my 7950 is noticeably faster then the 680 i had previous in Crysis/Warhead, on Ice levels the difference is like 10 + fps!
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hey guys i have a 7750 with catalyst 12.8.
i just want to know whether i should install catalyst 12.10 or 12.11
am i required to first install 12.10 or can i directly install 12.11 beta
also how should i install it
can i install it over my existing 12.8 or is it absolutely necessary to first un install my current driver before installing the new one.
why is it necessary to remove older driver first because i cant see amd saying you need to do that.
also if i do have to un install my older driver would it be enough to just un install using the express un install option from amd or is it necessary to also run driver fusion in safe mode after the express unninstall ?
please answer all my questions.

Way I always do it and it works fine, download newest driver package, launch, unpack, get to the CCC in the download and press uninstall express (custom if you have an amd mobo) (make sure AB and Trixx are not running and do not load on start up)Reboot, open up package, get to ccc in package, install, reboot. Launch Trixx ot AB to get your overclock back in place.
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I bought my 7970 two days before the release of the 680 and I almost always regretted not waiting for the 680.....UNTIL NOW!

Eye strain from hours of fast, smooth gaming has never felt so good.
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Way I always do it and it works fine, download newest driver package, launch, unpack, get to the CCC in the download and press uninstall express (custom if you have an amd mobo) (make sure AB and Trixx are not running and do not load on start up)Reboot, open up package, get to ccc in package, install, reboot. Launch Trixx ot AB to get your overclock back in place.
cant i just download the newest driver, run it and install it over my current driver, reboot and be done with it ?
why go through so much steps? whats the problem in just updating a new driver over a current one. its not like its nvidia driver am installing that i need to remove my amd drivers first.
whatever windows update you download windows applies it directly over your existing windows.
you dont need to re install windows again just to apply updates .
can anyone explain ?
    
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cant i just download the newest driver, run it and install it over my current driver, reboot and be done with it ?
why go through so much steps? whats the problem in just updating a new driver over a current one. its not like its nvidia driver am installing that i need to remove my amd drivers first.
whatever windows update you download windows applies it directly over your existing windows.
you dont need to re install windows again just to apply updates .
can anyone explain ?

How is turning off AB and Trixx and uninstalling the driver before you install too many steps?

I have done it this way and have not had a driver issue for a very long time. Do as you wish.
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