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Great.....6xxx series just came out and the 5xxx is already forgotten. Thanks AMD!
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post #12 of 230
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All these so called performance gains for the 6xxx but is there any love for the 58xx in this release or are we as forgotten about as the 4xxx?
more B....S..........
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I hope they don't forget the 5xxx series that fast ...
5970 has a lot of issue to be resolved !
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You guys provide an endless form of entertainment.

There's nothing wrong with the drivers, 98% of issues are complete PEBKAC.

Also, there's no possible way you can guarantee +70% performance gains considering there are a billion combination of hardware setups out there these days. If someone with an Athlon 64 3200+ pops in a 6970, do you really think they would see such gains from a driver pack alone?

Please consider the source of these gains. 6xxx has some significant hardware changes that had not been completely utilized until recently.

Having some sense needs to be a prerequisite for connecting to the internet..
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Don't knock em till you've tried em. 70% seems a bit far fetched. 15%-20% I could buy and could be good.
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does this apply to 58xx
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You guys provide an endless form of entertainment.

There's nothing wrong with the drivers, 98% of issues are complete PEBKAC.

Also, there's no possible way you can guarantee +70% performance gains considering there are a billion combination of hardware setups out there these days. If someone with an Athlon 64 3200+ pops in a 6970, do you really think they would see such gains from a driver pack alone?

Please consider the source of these gains. 6xxx has some significant hardware changes that had not been completely utilized until recently.

Having some sense needs to be a prerequisite for connecting to the internet..
Nothing? There's one glaring issue right now with the latest drivers: Hover over Minimize/Maximize/Close and your cursor lags.

That's one big issue right there.
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Sounds like a high priority issue to me!
Not exhibiting that behavior on my system, perhaps you don't have everything configured correctly?


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I don't remember the particulars but the 6800 6900 series supports a reduced pipeline that the driver need to be adapted to. The performance increase will be noticeable as they develop the drivers to this
You mean VLIW4? only the 69xx series has it, all other cards from the 2900 to the 6800 have VLIW5.
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Sounds like a high priority issue to me!
Not exhibiting that behavior on my system, perhaps you don't have everything configured correctly?
http://forums.amd.com/game/messagevi...=mouse%20close

It's a known issue.

You obviously have no idea how annoying it is to hover over the minimize button and your cursor is rendered useless for the following second.
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