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[TcMag] (released!) Catalyst 8.3 to be released today, AMD said it scales good

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Catalyst 8.3 will be a very important driver update for AMD/ATI. Because the driver finally enable the multiple CrossfireX for HD 3800 series.

AMD already published Catalyst 8.3 press release yesterday here. And before all this someone have already ran a test based on dual 3870 X2, and the score are very good.

The Driver will be release later via game.amd.com, anyone interested about the multi card CFX should flash that page every 5 seconds.






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Performance Improvements:

- Call of Juarez: Up to 20% improvement is noticed on ATI CrossFireX configured systems containing an ATI Radeon HD38x0 cards
- Company of Heroes DX10: Up to 17% improvement is noticed, especially at lower resolutions, on ATI Radeon HD38x0 cards
- Crysis DX10: Up to 15% improvement is noticed on all supported ATI Radeon cards
- Lost Planet DX9: Up to 36% improvement is noticed across all supported ATI Radeon cards and in ATI CrossFireX configured systems
- Shadermark 2.1: Performance scores increased up to 35% across all supported Radeon cards and in ATI CrossFireX configured systems
- Unreal Tournament 2004: Up to 10% increase in performance is noticed on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD2400, HD2600, or HD3400 cards on ATI CrossFireX configured systems
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i can't wait to see benchmarks!
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GRRR, why can't crysis scale 1:1
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Shouldn't it scale well?

Anyone else think it is funny that SupCom shows a more than 200% improvement for 2 videocards.
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Shouldn't it scale well?

Anyone else think it is funny that SupCom shows a more than 200% improvement for 2 videocards.
yea i was just thinking that..
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Shouldn't it scale well?

Anyone else think it is funny that SupCom shows a more than 200% improvement for 2 videocards.
It can happen http://en.expreview.com/2008/02/23/g...eview/?page=14
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GRRR, why can't crysis scale 1:1
Because Crysis is very nVidia optimized.

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Shouldn't it scale well?

Anyone else think it is funny that SupCom shows a more than 200% improvement for 2 videocards.
Well they are using dual dual-GPU-sing-pcb cards. So weird things like that should be expected. Wait, what WERE they using again?

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i can't wait to see benchmarks!
We have them... lol.
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Just glad to see that AMD can still compete.
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Just glad to see that AMD can still compete.
Actually the 3870x2 is top dog at the moment.
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Actually the 3870x2 is top dog at the moment.
8800GTS G92 is definitely top dog IMHO.
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