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Thank you for your contribution. I've actually been looing forward to seeing this very comparison for some time now. While TickleMeElmo has a valid point in terms of a broader sample size, I highly doubt his claims of a 5-10% difference due to background processes unless you are installing a new antivirus and playing youtube videos in a web browser in the background. At any given time with no processes open in the foreground benchmarks net me the same results within .5 to 1 fps each other. Nice work on a very well-represented review.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shredicus;13065295 
Thank you for your contribution. I've actually been looing forward to seeing this very comparison for some time now. While TickleMeElmo has a valid point in terms of a broader sample size, I highly doubt his claims of a 5-10% difference due to background processes unless you are installing a new antivirus and playing youtube videos in a web browser in the background. At any given time with no processes open in the foreground benchmarks net me the same results within .5 to 1 fps each other. Nice work on a very well-represented review.

Thanks and glad you liked it, I have explained that I have tried to keep the all conditions the same prior to running these benchmarks, so most of the time all where the same, minus the stuff running in the background that im not aware of. biggrin.gif
Edited by munaim1 - 4/10/11 at 10:27am
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nice review, thanks for it. I have been wondering what were the best drivers for the gtx 460 for a while.
is it possible to you to add the 258.96 drivers to the review?
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Originally Posted by mariano;13072518 
nice review, thanks for it. I have been wondering what were the best drivers for the gtx 460 for a while.
is it possible to you to add the 258.96 drivers to the review?

When I get some time, i'll try thumb.gif

EDIT: is that driver the first one that came out for the 460?
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yes, sorry for the late answer.
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Any visually noticible advantage between the drivers?
 
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Originally Posted by BWG;13098117 
Any visually noticible advantage between the drivers?

According to benchmarks, not really. If there was any other way to determine that I would most definitely try it. I might go ahead and upload a few videos, actual gaming as aposed to just bench's, with crysis 2 or something to compare a couple drivers.
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Wow when I said discuss i didnt mean the way i conducted my tests but about the results 'if you want', you have a problem or opinion about it pm me, dont broadcast it because it sounds like *****ing, quite literally handbags coming it out and everything. This seems to be happening in ocn very frequently nowadays and its getting a little annoying. I didnt have to share what i found but i thought why not maybe it'll help maybe it wont.

If You have a problem pm me.

I agree with what you just said here and hope that you don't get discouraged and still post findings in/about future results, I myself had different results but still found what you posted very good and informative. Every one has a opinion and every system is different and for the most part I think the ridicule that you are receiving is just plain stupidity! I would suggest that you cover your but with these fanboy people on this site by never taking sides, I know that defeats what you were attempting but just my opinion to help you which you probably already know but just wanted to remind you that most people are not open minded! I mite even catch hell for this but Please keep up your info as it was the best private review I had seen
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Good work. Must have taken some time. If this doesnt deserve a +rep, nothing does. camera.gif
    
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thanks chris and bradford1040, for your kind words. its much appreciated biggrin.gif

Anyways, as I found the 270.51 from nvidia to be slightly more superior than the others (in different ways) I thought I'll go ahead and do a comparison between the 270.51 and 268.03 WHQl that was kindly shared by d-block+HERE

Obviously you can still compare with the others from the op. thumb.gif

I'll post some thing up in the evening biggrin.gif
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