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I may try these for BC2...
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Hokay folks, those are the results for my system.

1055T @3612MHz
HD 5870 1GB @stock


Crysis 1.21 Benchmark (Very high DX10 1920x1080 2xFSAA):

11.2: Min 28.77 Max 42.03 Avg 36.6
11.4: Min 4.06 (Just one frame, don't know what went wrong) Max 42.17 Avg 37.02

Avg improvement: 1'1%.


Unigine Heaven, stock settings for 1080p, normal tessellation:

11.2: Min 3.8 Max 82.8 Avg 32.5, Score 817 points.
11.4: Min 12.8 Max 83.9 Avg 33.1, Score 833 points.

Score improvement: 1'9%.


Bad Company 2 (1080p maximum settings 8x MSAA)

11.2: Min 12 Max 62 Avg 57.
11.4: Min 49 Max 63 Avg 58.87.

Avg improvement: 3'3%


Well, it's an improvement. Also, I don't have any more memory clock speed-downs, so when overclocking I don't experience screen flickering anymore.


A very good release, yes sir.


Edit: As I type this lines, when watching YouTube videos the driver crashes and recovers. That's one major flaw that didn't occur on me since 10.8 times.

Edit2: With card on stock settings it doesn't happen at all. Seems that AB is a noob.

Edit3: Yes, it's an issue of Afterburner. Closed it and problems gone.
Edited by Artikbot - 3/11/11 at 8:42am
   
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I need to get the 480 rad back in my system and basically build the whole up. I can't wait now to try these new drivers.
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As I posted elsewhere (and please, I know we don't play benchmarks but still the results here are "statistically significant"):

3dMark11
6950 (flashed to 6970) w/11.2: P5224
6950 (flashed to 6970) w/11.4: P5899

Thats a benchmark increase of 12.9%.
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^^Sweetness.

The recent change in personal on the driver team is paying dividends you guys.
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Okay, it just crashed on BFBC2.

That, and random YouTube freezes make me say this release SUCKS in terms of stability.
   
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Nice + rep.
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Ok, I added results for Bad Company 2, Lost Planet 2 and Just Cause 2. Surprising.. o_O
    
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Anyone try this with 5XXX series crossfire? Wondering if they helped the scaling at all.. If not I will try mine this weekend and report back
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Nice. I installed them a little while ago as well but didn't do any comparisons. Wasn't expecting much since I'm on a 58xx card...still nice to see the improvements.

Kerian: You've been told how to fix the 99% gpu usage, which was confirmed by 2 other people after I posted it, you choose not to fix it...
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