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mmm, you are all so happy and celebrating decent drivers after so long instead of mad for getting broken drivers that cant squeeze the performance out of the cards from the beginning. 
As usual AMD delivered good hardware and alpha level drivers.
Now you are celebrating as a victory over Nvidia? Who are the fanboys now?

As I said in my previous post, Im really glad they are keeping up because we all need some competition, but lets not make things look like an achievement when they should be a given from the beginning.

That's an interesting term considering it's AMD on top atm. kookoo.gif Drivers always get improvements during a family of cards lifetime, this time people lucked out with bigger improvement than usual and it seems like AMD is getting better used to the GCN architecture .

Also some are celebrating while acknowledging how AMD's driver support hasn't been the greatest. My comment to the grass is always green referred to the fact that whenever you're having issues like Seid is you'll always think the other side looks greener when it might not be.
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mmm, you are all so happy and celebrating decent drivers after so long instead of mad for getting broken drivers that cant squeeze the performance out of the cards from the beginning. 
As usual AMD delivered good hardware and alpha level drivers.
Now you are celebrating as a victory over Nvidia? Who are the fanboys now?

As I said in my previous post, Im really glad they are keeping up because we all need some competition, but lets not make things look like an achievement when they should be a given from the beginning.

1: AMD is in fact on top

2: If we're gonna say that we shouldn't celebrate givens, then why did we celebrate Nvidia finally getting surround on 1 card, something ATI has had from the 4000 series.

Ill admit both have their strengths and weaknesses, AMD at this moment has slightly fewer weaknesses.
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1: AMD is in fact on top
2: If we're gonna say that we shouldn't celebrate givens, then why did we celebrate Nvidia finally getting surround on 1 card, something ATI has had from the 4000 series.
Ill admit both have their strengths and weaknesses, AMD at this moment has slightly fewer weaknesses.

I agree about the on top thing but idk about that second part on "fewer" weaknesses.

I think the CF vs SLI , Physx , power consumption, and 3D surround vs HD3D rounds go to NV while performance and value rounds go to AMD ,with opengl and cuda splitting depending on what programs you use.

Luckily for me I only care about the performance and value aspects so yay for me. tongue.gif
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Source for the new drivers located here. wink.gif
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Source for the new drivers located here. wink.gif

*Linked removed, wait for the "fixed" version*


NoOoOoOoOoOoOoOooOoOoOooOoOo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Edited by Junkboy - 10/22/12 at 7:42am
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NoOoOoOoOoOoOoOooOoOoOooOoOo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

asder00 keeps that site informed and they release 7900 Modded drivers, which allow all cards to have access to 7900 series Catalyst settings. tongue.gif
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I'm happy they pulled. I want the performance boost and stability of 12.9. Don't let me down AMD!
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Yeah, don't release it until its finished. Still can't wait to run through my bench suite though...
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Yeah, don't release it until its finished. Still can't wait to run through my bench suite though...

Indeed. Looks like Nvidia's dominance of 3Dmark11 is over.
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Haha amd needs to fix it's driver from crashing a lot:

*screen flashes *game crashes and "AMD driver has stopped responding. Please close all open apps and restart the comp"
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