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New Catalyst 8.12

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    Can't wait to try these when I get home.
     
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    From the Release notes>

    • Crysis DX10 – performance gains of up to 25% for Single and Crossfire
    mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon HD4xxx
    • Crysis Warhead DX10 – performance gains of up to 13% for Single card
    mode and up to 16% for Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on
    all Radeon HD4xxx

    oh hell yeah! thx ilpalmare
     
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    I was just creating a similar thread in another forum. Those performance claims are steep. I cant wait to get home and give these a run
     
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    i'am a t woooorkkk :banghead:

    i want to tryyyy it :roll:

    Wow

    The following performance gains are noticed with this release of Catalyst™
    • 3DMark Vantage DX10 – performance gains of up to 5% for Single and
    Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on HD46xx, HD4550 and
    HD4350.
    • Call of Duty: World at War DX9 – performance gains of up to 21% for Single
    and Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon HD48xx.
    • Crysis DX10 – performance gains of up to 25% for Single and Crossfire
    mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon HD4xxx.
    • Crysis Warhead DX10 – performance gains of up to 13% for Single card
    mode and up to 16% for Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on
    all Radeon HD4xxx.
    • Devil May Cry 4 DX10– performance gains of up to 6% for Single and
    Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon HD4xxx and
    HD38xx.
    • Fallout 3 – performance gains of up to 15% for Single card mode.
    • Far Cry 2 DX10 – performance gains of up to 10% for Single card mode and
    up to 57% in Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon
    HD4xxx and HD38xx.
    • FEAR DX9 – performance gains of up to 6% for Single and Crossfire mode.
    Performance gains were noticed on Radeon HD4870X2 and HD4870.
    • Hellgate: London DX10 – performance gains of up to 6% for Single card
    mode and up to 10% for Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on
    all Radeon HD4xxx.
    ATI Catalyst™ Release Note 6
    • Left 4 Dead DX9– performance gains of up to 10% for Single card mode and
    up to 5% for Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon
    HD4870 series.
    • Lost Planet Colonies DX10 – performance gains of up to 10% for Single and
    Crossfire mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon HD4xxx and
    HD38xx.
    • Prey OGL – performance gains of up to 15% for Crossfire mode. Performance
    gains were noticed on Radeon HD4870 1GB products, HD46xx,
    HD45xx.
    • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky – performance gains of up to 10% for Crossfire
    mode. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon HD4xxx and HD38xx.
    • Unreal Tournament 3 DX9 – performance gains of up to 18% for Single
    card mode and up to 15% in Crossfire mode, especially in cases where AA is
    enabled. Performance gains were noticed on all Radeon HD4xxx and
    HD38xx.
     
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    I'm at home, gonna give 3dmark a run now. not ime to play any games tho. too late in the evening here.
     
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    No improvement on Diablo II: NOOOOOOOOOO :banghead:

    That "up to 25%" in DX10 improvement of crysis is awesome, and the others aren't shabby either :rockout:

    EDIT

    Up to 57% gains for Far Cry 2 when in crossfire: sick, i tell you :rockout:
     
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    Yeah these clams are very steep, I hope they are true.. but I guess it would be really dumb to make faulse claims like that on official release notes. I'll be testing out every claim they made for the games I have on that list.
     
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    I've edited my post: they say "up to" those percentages.
     
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    Did you test them yet? I didn't mean your claims were steep, ATI claims are steep and I hope they are right.
     
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    WOW!

    3DMark Vantage 1.12Beta - Graphics Score 6610
    3DMark Vantage 1.12 FULL - Graphics Score 7990

    Can't wait 'till tomorrow when i get a chance to try it with games.

    Lucky day - Just got my CPU upto 3.4Ghz (from 2.0) and now catalyst 1.12 drivers. **Sweet**
     
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    Do you mean 8.12? That's a massive boost I wonder if the 8.12 beta score was just below what it should be or if 8.12 official is really just amazing.
     
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    I haven't noticed any improvements in Diablo II ...

    Don't have any of the games mentioned :(
     
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    Can't wait to try these on my HD4870X2. The gains using CF in Farcry 2 should be sweet! (although it already crunches through the game anyway). :)

    Any news on the stream (folding) side of things?
     
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    oops yes, 8.12. i'm slightly dyxlecsic so i often get numbers wrong.
     
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    QUICK: tell fitseries3 to test his rig with these new drivers!
     
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    The link is for 8.11's
     
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    :toast: that's performanceee :rockout:

    I look the folding home software and the software new 6.23 use the CAL function instead Directx if i understand correct.. So the folding home use the power of stream processor :rockout:
     
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    Here's the proof.
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    cpu is 77mhz faster and the hd480 might have a very slight difference in overclock - these results are yesterdays compared with todays. I don't remember the exact settings.
     
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    These drivers were a godsend, my 4870x2 was stuck in 2d mode for WoW and now it actually cracks 25% seen it hit 75% usage on GPU1, plays so much better, ty jesus!
     
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    If it's true for FC2, then this will get me back onto that game. I can only get like 28 avg with my 4870 which pisses me off because it chops up sometimes. A nice game would help me out a bunch!

    Horray solid drivers!
     

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