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ne benefits from 8.6 drivers?

post #1 of 8
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just about to upgrade to 8.6 drivers and i was just wondering if ne1 has noticed any benefits from the new drivers?
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post #2 of 8
Using them on a laptop with a HD 2400 XT and I noticed that my folding increased (read: slightly).

Thats about all I noticed, although I haven't tried gaming
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i'll try to see if they fixed the issue for GRID racing game. Officials told us that ATI was working on a patch for this
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post #4 of 8
what was the grid issue? I can play grid just fine (and I'm still on 8.5s)
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post #5 of 8
I've never heard of performance going down from using newer drivers(When it comes to ATI I mean) What do you have to lose?
post #6 of 8
I'm still using 8.4s, 8.5 sucked for me, it didn't use my entire TV screen for some reason. It'd leave an inch gap all the way around, went back to 8.4 and it was normal again. Might try these new ones since I finally have a newer card.
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post #7 of 8
They gave me a few frames in Grid. The only other game I've been playing is BF2 which never goes below 85 FPS or so.
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post #8 of 8
Stuttering problems with GRID with many 3870X2 users.
we NEED to deactivate catalysis AI in order to play
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