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Originally Posted by beers View Post
That 25% average increase is pretty close to the quoted 26%.
I'd note it as pretty substantial.
I didn't do the math in my head on that one, I was pretty burnt out from work. lol I take back my previous statement of "not a huge increase"

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Originally Posted by MoBeeJ View Post
@Kratthew D. Kraids: Cmon buddy its like u upgraded to a different card.
Ur 6950 (if its at stock and not unlocked) is = or more than a 6970 or older drivers ,i know useless comparison but hey...
All in all 70% is too much but 10-20% in my book is great.
mmmm...Wonder wats up @ nvidia now
lol I actually did just upgrade to this card, it is stock and still a 6950... for now I'm coming off of two 5850's in crossfire and the difference between the two setup's was very impressive.
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post #42 of 230
Civ had some significant issues with the Radeon 6990. This is probably why there is going to be a 70% performance increase.
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post #43 of 230
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Great.....6xxx series just came out and the 5xxx is already forgotten. Thanks AMD!
The architectures are very different. These performance numbers were what was suppose to be for the 6000.
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I think this is fantastic. It is what I've been waiting for all along.

My faith in AMD's graphics division is restored.
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post #45 of 230
I know I run much crappier cards than this release is designed for (and what most people around here use), but I saw a slight increase in vantage
Graphics 11.2 = 9972.06
Graphics 11.4 = 10088.63
So a free 100points.

Still have massive decrease in performance with crossfire enabled in Star Trek Online though...

No change for 5xxx series, but I don't have a few of the glitches the 58xx have trouble with.
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post #46 of 230
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Originally Posted by GMcDougal View Post
Great.....6xxx series just came out and the 5xxx is already forgotten. Thanks AMD!
Yep, I think the last 3 updates have been 6XXX series exclusive.

Tellin' ya, the green team is starting to look mighty good.

Im |---| close to getting another 5770 for CF but something tells me to wait till this summer and for 100$ more get a 5XX series Green Card
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post #47 of 230
I got a +2% increase on the Vantage gpu score


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post #48 of 230
i could use that 70% increase in civ 5. Lets hope it works
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I think overall if those are true HD 69XX series will end up from 5-10% faster overall which is a lot.
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post #50 of 230
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Originally Posted by Kratthew D. Kraids View Post
Not a HUGE performance increase but noticeable minimal frame rate increase
Wait, how is that NOT a huge performance increase?? You usually only get a +25% performance upgrade when switching to a vastly more expensive video card. You just got that boost by switching drivers.
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