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post #21 of 39
That's true. I'm not sure why if Crossfire does indeed work in a certain game, then why they don't include it's own profile in the official drivers. They may even not want to acknowledge that Crossfire works, if the performance increases are minor/negligible. It makes their product look bad, and instead of giving a definitive answer, they have the consumer maintain "hope" that Crossfire will create great boosts.

These are just theories, but I hope there is a valid reason for such things.
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The point is that the driver team can't go making a crossfire profile for every game ever made. Until now if you played an older or more obscure game you got left out, now they are giving you the opportunity to at least try and find a proper crossfire profile for your game.
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I am glad to have found this release and posted it for you guys
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post #24 of 39
I am going to try this with ES III morrowind. With MGE enabled my framerates sometimes drop to 20 fps, so when my card comes back I will be trying this. More view distance FTW.
post #25 of 39
i downloaded this a couple of days ago, mainly for FEAR 2, but now the 9.2 drivers have fixed that.

So really this is only good for old games, sometimes CF works slightly better. I tried GRID with this and it actually dropped my FPS by quite a bit. But on the other hand oblivion worked a little better.

oh and btw This app is actually 3rd party and not made by ATI themselves and all it does is rename the EXE to crysis. lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mothergoose729 View Post
I am going to try this with ES III morrowind. With MGE enabled my framerates sometimes drop to 20 fps, so when my card comes back I will be trying this. More view distance FTW.
20fps in Morrowind? Now how is that even possible?

Btw, I played Morrowind so much before lol
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This makes me want to get another 4850 (or maybe a 4850X2 ).
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post #28 of 39
Quote:
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20fps in Morrowind? Now how is that even possible?

Btw, I played Morrowind so much before lol
Did you ever try MGE? It adds a lot of DX9 effects and shaders, and it looks to be really unoptimized. Hence the occasional drop to 20 fps now and again.

And I would be willing to bet nobody I have ever met has played more then me... oh good times. Good times.
post #29 of 39
so wait... if i simply rename a game to be Crysis.exe it will "make crossfire work" for any d3d game?
    
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so wait... if i simply rename a game to be Crysis.exe it will "make crossfire work" for any d3d game?
No.
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