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post #21 of 27
Been playing with Cap 1 for a tad. Can confirm a large performance boost. Perhaps not frame rate but the "feel" in many cases.
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post #22 of 27
here is a link to it on my webpage. got it before the link stopped working at amd.
http://darkryder.com/files/Drivers/AMD_Catalyst_12.11_CAP1.exe
    
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post #23 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by JunkoXan View Post

that is very beautiful stuttering suppression! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Dudewitbow View Post

I'm going to assume AMD worked on BF3 closer as in single card, AMD has an advantage, but on dual card setups, Nvidia had an advantage in BF3(using the 690 vs 7990 as sort of a reference point as its one of the few games where the scaling doesn't do as well compared to other games. 690 7990 for BF3 (Click to show)
16%20Battlefield%205760.png

but the cost of the 690 compared to the 7970 crossfire kinda craps out as you can see you can get near identical from the 7970 crossfire to the 690 while costing less... which is great. smile.gif

well given the CAP fixes highlighted in the OP and the fact that this review was done before the CAP was made available, I'd be interested in seeing the 7990 (7970cf) vs 690 right now in BF3.
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post #24 of 27
Is this better than the 12.11 beta while ago??
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rubicsphere View Post

HOLY TURDS!!! Whoever lit the fire under the AMD driver teams arses need to do so in the CPU division!
Stutter is a thing of the past in BF3!!!!!! ( for the most part; stutter present about 10% of the time which is much improved)
Check out how much it smoothed the GPU lines in the "perfoverlay"
12.10 CAP

12.11 CAP

Makes me super excited! Can't wait to cfx my HD6770!
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post #26 of 27
AMD is doing so awesome with their drivers, they are following Nvidia's strategy with GTX 500/ 400 series.
If they continued this awesome and the HD8970 ended up better overclocker and faster than GTX 780, I will probably get one thumb.gif ...
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post #27 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

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Originally Posted by JunkoXan View Post

that is very beautiful stuttering suppression! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Dudewitbow View Post

I'm going to assume AMD worked on BF3 closer as in single card, AMD has an advantage, but on dual card setups, Nvidia had an advantage in BF3(using the 690 vs 7990 as sort of a reference point as its one of the few games where the scaling doesn't do as well compared to other games. 690 7990 for BF3 (Click to show)
16%20Battlefield%205760.png

but the cost of the 690 compared to the 7970 crossfire kinda craps out as you can see you can get near identical from the 7970 crossfire to the 690 while costing less... which is great. smile.gif

well given the CAP fixes highlighted in the OP and the fact that this review was done before the CAP was made available, I'd be interested in seeing the 7990 (7970cf) vs 690 right now in BF3.

that is true that test was done before Cap 1, i too am interesting in seeing the 7990/7970 CFX vs 690 test biggrin.gif
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