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1-3 fps for free? why not.

Well all their graphs and charts made me think it was gonna be HUGE gains lol.
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The title "wonder" gonna spoil all the fun and any performance gains. People expect too much from something with "wonder" in their title. I guess this driver helps only in some scenarions. Not bad. Still it's a free perfomancee gain so why not. Even 2-3 fps in general is not a bad improvement. Wanna see what happens with stability, temperatures and smoothness in games with those drivers. Usually drivers are hit and miss to some games. Some benefit some not.
post #473 of 1057
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Guys I just found a review with benchmarks of the new Wonder Drivers. Its an interesting read. Do give it sometime smile.gif
http://blackholetec.com/drupal7/article/review-nvidia-geforce-33750-beta-driver
cpu overhead seems to have increased in some titles.
saint row however sees big gains
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Don't expect too much from the new driver is what we're trying to say to gamers with a single mid-range gpu! For most users, this driver means nothing and won't bring any improvements. This problem is a little comparable to the way how the Mantle API works.

Clearly the real gains are at the high end SLI configs redface.gif
post #474 of 1057
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Well all their graphs and charts made me think it was gonna be HUGE gains lol.

Good god, those drivers wont give you more cuda cores from nowhere, they are meant to squeeze abit more from what you have now and the reason nvidia isnt rushing their dx12 just shows here. They dont need to do it, they already have upperhand to mantle with their dx11.2 I really just wanna see how amd gpus are swept away with dx12 oh god 2015 will be hilarious biggrin.gif
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This thread is going to need some cleaning.
post #476 of 1057
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It's a driver that helps CPU overhead and people expect huge gains in GPU limited situations?

It's almost like before mantle released when people didn't believe that reducing CPU overhead and CPU bottlenecks was where the performance was going to come from...

Mantle offers very limited gains in GPU bound situations.
337.50 offers very limited gains in GPU bound situations.

The situations where you have a CPU bottleneck are the situations where you're going to see more performance.

I wonder if we'll still have the same arguments being made when DX12 finally launches since it's going to be yet another way of dealing with the same issue. rolleyes.gif
 
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Am I the only one with this problem? The driver doesnt want to install itself, after the installation and the reboot, my resolution was terrible and in the device manager it says that the GTX 670 is disabled because it encountered a problem (Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)). When I try to reinstall the driver, after the installation the resolution stays the same crappy one. If I reboot its like nothing happened (still like no driver is installed, crappy res, etc).... *** ?
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I may have to try these. I wasn't a fan of 335.xx, and reverted back to 332.xx, which are working the best for me so far. I'll wait until this hits official WHQL, though.
 
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I have a 3770k and a gtx 660. Guessing this won't make a difference for me in BF4
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