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heaven forbid a hacked in feature that isnt even officially supported on our cards yet, has performance issues.
hey hey...dont be mean, i just want to make sure its just not my rig and something is wrong. i appreciate that this is even out, and can be run in some games :D
 
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dam me and my aging HD 4850, i think its time to buy HD 6870? seeing you guys playing with MLAA make me jealous, i don't know if i can wait for next month for HD 6970
 
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So far MLAA hurts performance in two games for me, Dirt2 and COD4. Can anyone else confirm this?
When you find a feature that enhances something and boosts performance at the same time, don't forget to call me. Because that will never happen. Output cannot ever be the same as input. Not with cars, not with electricity, not with computers and not with graphics.
There are always some losses, degradations and so on. Even if we call it "free" antialiasing, this means the performance hit is negligible but not measurable. But, do you care about 2-3 FPS loss for MLAA or a 15 fps loss for a full FSAA mode?
 
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COD4 is a 100 fps loss maxing out 250 fps with MLAA off and with MLAA on having it max out at 150fps. I know its hacked and not perfect, im just stating this for others.
 
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So the performance hit is close to 2-4xAA? How is the quality compared to 2xAA?
 

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dam me and my aging HD 4850, i think its time to buy HD 6870? seeing you guys playing with MLAA make me jealous, i don't know if i can wait for next month for HD 6970
I know how you feel, i could not take it anymore and ordered 2 of them but luckly i used a buy now pay later deal so i still have the cash for a 6970 if they really wow me, although it kinda sucks as my cards won't be here for at least 3 days :cry: lol
 

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68xx cards are just a marketing trick

there is reason for someone to buy a 6850 or 6870 just for the MAA. 6870 is just a mid end card similar to 5850. if someone was to buy a mid range card, then yes 6850 and 6870 is a very good solution. but gamers that had a 4870 and wanted to upgrade to a high end card, should better wait for the 69xx series which with the new numbering system are the new versions of 58xx.
 
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there is reason for someone to buy a 6850 or 6870 just for the MAA. 6870 is just a mid end card similar to 5850. if someone was to buy a mid range card, then yes 6850 and 6870 is a very good solution. but gamers that had a 4870 and wanted to upgrade to a high end card, should better wait for the 69xx series which with the new numbering system are the new versions of 58xx.
From what i am reading abotu it the new AA is pretty worth while if a 5/6xxx card is a viable option for an upgrade.
I agree with you in a way but he 6870 beats the 5850 in most games and the 5850 is a nice step up in power from a 4870 so the 6870 makes for a nice upgrade from a 4870, although i intended to get a single 6870 to hold me over untill the 6970 but the crossfire numbers are so great i could not resist.

But even with 2 6870's coming for me this week i'm still looking forward to the 6970 release :D to be honest i think the 6850, 6870, 6950 and 6970 will all be great cards but if you want a 6xxx card then it's all down to how much you can afford and how much self control you have (i have no self control and the ability to spend more money than i have :laugh:).... i think i had a point somewhere in this message but im too tierd to know anymore :laugh:
 
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My guess is never to use MLAA in games that support native FSAA or MSAA like DiRT 2, F1 2010, etc.
Use it only with games that don't have any option for AA like most of the crappy console ports...
 

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My guess is never to use MLAA in games that support native FSAA or MSAA like DiRT 2, F1 2010, etc.
Use it only with games that don't have any option for AA like most of the crappy console ports...
I thought one of the major points for MLAA was it applys to edges that FSAA or MSAA can't, if so why use FSAA or MSAA alone when you could combine them with MLAA for even better removal of all jagged edges?
 
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I know how you feel, i could not take it anymore and ordered 2 of them but luckly i used a buy now pay later deal so i still have the cash for a 6970 if they really wow me, although it kinda sucks as my cards won't be here for at least 3 days :cry: lol
yeah its feel really itchy, i never feel like this before AMD really win my heart with this MLAA, i hope i still have self control until HD 6970, if not maybe i will just end up buying two HD 6870 like you :p
 

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So, aside from the MLAA, this driver seems to be working for everybody? Seven pages and I think only one person said the driver was good.
 

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So, aside from the MLAA, this driver seems to be working for everybody? Seven pages and I think only one person said the driver was good.
I've noticed general performance improvements across the board since 10.7/10.8, I coudn't use 10.9 becuase they never realseased a mobility version of it, and since I need to use mobility drivers I have to wait for AMD to officially let 5k users have Morphological AA :(
 
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So, aside from the MLAA, this driver seems to be working for everybody? Seven pages and I think only one person said the driver was good.
Yes the driver is great.
 

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i've had no problems with 10.10, although i quickly went to 10.10a (and again, no problems)
 

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someone help!!!:cry:
i get green screens in flash with 10.10 any solutions?:banghead:
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someone help!!!:cry:
i get green screens in flash with 10.10 any solutions?:banghead:
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Do a clean uninstall of 10.10 and reinstall 10.9.

Use driver sweeper in safe mode to be, well.... safe.
 
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Do a clean uninstall of 10.10 and reinstall 10.9.

Use driver sweeper in safe mode to be, well.... safe.
i already reverted to 10.9 and works great, but i wanna use 10.10, that's where my problem lies in 10.10
 
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i already reverted to 10.9 and works great, but i wanna use 10.10, that's where my problem lies in 10.10
Try uninstalling flash, then installing 10.10 then reinstalling flash.

Have no idea if that will work but it's something to try.

Or just install 10.10a see if that works for you.
 
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I thought one of the major points for MLAA was it applys to edges that FSAA or MSAA can't, if so why use FSAA or MSAA alone when you could combine them with MLAA for even better removal of all jagged edges?
But I understand that the final image gets a little blurry and the textures washed...:confused:
 
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Honestly, I cba w/ 10.10, i'm still running on 10.5 (which imo are the best drivers atm for the 5800s). The way I look at it is, "if it ain't broken, don't fix it".
 
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I tried to install from steam with 10.4 installed, got BSOD on reboot and had to restore back to 10.4. Haven't time this week but maybe on the weekend I'll try to do a reinstall/install the long way and see if it works.
 
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