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Keeping the monthly schedule working like clockwork, AMD has now released the 8.4 Catalyst software suites. Containing the 8.476 display driver, the Catalyst 8.4s feature support for almost every card released since the days of the Radeon 9500, including the X1800, 1900, HD 2000 and HD 3000 series and they come with quite a few fixes for problems with Company of Heroes, Crysis, Doom 3, Hellgate: London, Lost Planet Extreme Condition, Tabula Rasa and more. Nothing major with this release, but it looks like something worth a try.
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Nothing major with this release, but it looks like something worth a try.
As I look through the release notes.. I don't find worth giving a try to this driver ...
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Any real news besides this?
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welp done a back to back 3dmark06 run using 8.3 hotfix (which gained me 200pts over 8.3) and these 8.4's. Gained another 100+ points. This is using Vista Ultimate 32bit.
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After how big of a release 8.3 was can't expect too much of them.
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Id be more interested in seeing results for crysis, with 8.3 a second x2 lowers performance doesnt it?
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Id be more interested in seeing results for crysis, with 8.3 a second x2 lowers performance doesnt it?
Quadfire is buggy like that on a few games. 1 X2 and a 3870 or 3 3870 is probably the sweet spot for a long time to come.
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Crysucks...well sucks... Optimized for Nvidia out the ying yang, so no driver that ATI can put out will overcome the blasphemy we call Crysucks.
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post #9 of 31
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Crysucks...well sucks... Optimized for Nvidia out the ying yang, so no driver that ATI can put out will overcome the blasphemy we call Crysucks.
It's a shame really, but I agree. Just looking over the Crysis benchmarks thread confirms this.


Anyway, thanks for the heads up on the drivers. Reppers.
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just in time for my reformat
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