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post #31 of 65
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Originally Posted by Copenhagen69 View Post
According to the pic below, most people dont play massive resolutions. There are really only a select few who run eyefinity and 2560 resolutions ... So why would they test that resolution to make 20 people happy when the masses play at resolutions way lower?

that is from july dude, way before 6970 was released. so no, most people don't buy a 6970 for their 17 inch monitor that does 1280x1024.
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post #32 of 65
Oh nooooo

I used to get 250 fps @ 1280*1024, dang now I'm only getting 220!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

But wait, my 1900*1200 fps actually increased.

This looks like more a cpu test to me, no iq settings applied at all.
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post #33 of 65
I don't understand why they even bother benching with Crysis anymore. Metro 2033 is okay, since it makes use of DX 11 effects, but they really should have put in things like Heaven, as well as other DX 11 games that don't bring these single card solutions to their knees. I'm almost positive that tessellation performance is something that the driver team is working on pretty heavily.

The other thing is, it's better to notice improvements on less demanding games, and they really should be using such games for benching drivers because things like 0.5-1 fps increases in games like Metro 2033 may be easily overlooked by the average viewer. Little do they know, however, that it could translate to something like a 5-10 fps increase in another new game that's less demanding, and this kind of increase is far more noticeable if you're gaming on the 30-60 fps range.
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thanks for the link!
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I've personally experienced a 2-4% increase in the games I play (benchmarking tools of them, actually) from 10.12 to 11.1

Never tried 11.1a, as I don't usually try hotfixes.
   
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post #36 of 65
So if these cards suck so bad, why is my eyefinity setup playing everything perfectly smooth and awesome?
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in my case 11.1a is smoother in games than 10.12 or 11.1 ... I will be keeping 11.1a until the next revision of drivers .
    
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Im glad that over a year later I can still enjoy my gray screen of death, and duel screen flicker. I wouldnt want to go green and miss out on all of the enjoyments of graphics cards.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyingNugget View Post
Im glad that over a year later I can still enjoy my gray screen of death, and duel screen flicker. I wouldnt want to go green and miss out on all of the enjoyments of graphics cards.
One word.....RMA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyingNugget View Post
Im glad that over a year later I can still enjoy my gray screen of death, and duel screen flicker. I wouldnt want to go green and miss out on all of the enjoyments of graphics cards.
This has been around since the 48xx series. Known issue when running 2 monitors.
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