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AMD Releases the Catalyst 12.4 WHQL Driver

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I hope the annoying bug with sticking the 3d frequencies in idle is fixed...
 
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Finally i can start my re-benches. I've waited for too long AMD...
 
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- Tearing is no longer observed on the third screen in 3x1 and 1x3 Eyefinity configurations.
OMG, if this is true and they've finally fixed this, I will be a very happy man!
 
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After the 2000, 3000 and 4000 series cards move to quarterly updates, I sure as hell hope we see more performance improvements in games from the leaner drivers for the rest of the GPU lineup rather than just fixes, or I'm going back to the dark side and staying there.
 
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Windows XP support for the AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series, AMD Radeon HD 7800...
Whoever wastes those cards on Windows XP deserves to be shot.


MLAA now operates up to 80% faster than previous versions
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- MLAA now operates up to 80% faster than previous versions
Bout damn time, AMD.:slap:
this is HUGE news for those of us who like to run MLAA in addition to other AA.
 
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Does anyone still play this?

- Enemy Territory: Quake Wars: no longer crashes when launched in High Performance Mode.
 

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i do...
there's actually still a quite large community of players.
I used to enjoy that game a lot. I always felt like "This would be so cool......but".

The game seemed like it was always on the verge of greatness IMO. But things like the sounds (Quake plink on impact) and the cheesy Earth voice always kept me from being immersed into the game. You know what I mean?

But there was a lot of strategy in that game. Some I wish they would have done in BF3. Like the commander perks of setting up a hammer behind enemy lines and stuff.
 
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Groovy. Have been using 12.3 Preview for quite some time due to MLAA 2.0. It's much faster, smooths edges better and doesn't make textures slightly blurry. MLAA 2.0 now comes for real with Cat 12.4 WHQL :D
 
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I used to enjoy that game a lot. I always felt like "This would be so cool......but".

The game seemed like it was always on the verge of greatness IMO. But things like the sounds (Quake plink on impact) and the cheesy Earth voice always kept me from being immersed into the game. You know what I mean?

But there was a lot of strategy in that game. Some I wish they would have done in BF3. Like the commander perks of setting up a hammer behind enemy lines and stuff.
I actually much preferred the original Wolfenstein: ET, and it still has a good following today. Maybe I'm just a sucker for WW2 games, but I found it to not only be the best free game of all time, but one of the better MP FPS in general. I wish they would upgrade the graphics using ETQW engine (or even Id Tech 5), or at least release a ET:Live (like Quake III: Live). The ETXreal project is pretty awesome, but putting Id Tech 3 era assets on a modern day engine still doesn't look that impressive (even with the lighting and other changes).
 
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I hope the annoying bug with sticking the 3d frequencies in idle is fixed...
This was really bugging me, I eventually found out when i had a youtube.com or any other video open it would downclock one of my cards to 250mhz and my games were unplayable until i closed the video. i don't know if this is your problem. i registered just in case to help out though :D
 

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I used to enjoy that game a lot. I always felt like "This would be so cool......but".

The game seemed like it was always on the verge of greatness IMO. But things like the sounds (Quake plink on impact) and the cheesy Earth voice always kept me from being immersed into the game. You know what I mean?

But there was a lot of strategy in that game. Some I wish they would have done in BF3. Like the commander perks of setting up a hammer behind enemy lines and stuff.
the plink can be disabled in options, but after going from QIII:A to Q4 to ET:QW, most of us are used to it, lol.
as far as the Earth voices go, yea they were a bit cheesy but tolerable.
Strategy? some of the best i've found in an FPS without playing scrims in other FPS games...
enough strategy to be fun and make you plan, but not enough that both teams are so competitive that it's not fun anymore.


Back on topic, I hadn't realized this was MLAA 2.0. glad it's finally WHQL, blurry textures were bothersome.
 
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good news indeed, esp MLAA 2.0. Now I don't have to hear my friend complain about my 8800GT handling AA better than his 6850 lol
 

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Any new driver for Windows 8 x64?
 
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I just ran BF3, Metro, DiRT 3 and Skyrim with these drivers.... now Im not wanting to sell my 5870's....
 

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I just ran BF3, Metro, DiRT 3 and Skyrim with these drivers.... now Im not wanting to sell my 5870's....
that good, huh?
 
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good news indeed, esp MLAA 2.0. Now I don't have to hear my friend complain about my 8800GT handling AA better than his 6850 lol
Yeah MLAA 2.0 is actually at a point where i can consider using it. I still prefer the latest TXAA for scenes in motion and then FXAA
 
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I just ran BF3, Metro, DiRT 3 and Skyrim with these drivers.... now Im not wanting to sell my 5870's....
What kind of performance bump did you notice with BF3 and Metro? I've got two 5870's that I've been trying to sell, but if these drivers make them last a little longer then I'll have to rethink selling them :laugh:
 
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no benchmark improvement noticeable(amd prob overideing my forced defaults) but ultimate IQ gameing does seem to have improved with morpho enabled :) , think i am indeed set for a bit

I go for morpho + 4xmsaa ,looks good in most situations, 1080p though
 
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Supported on the AMD Radeon HD 7900, AMD Radeon HD 7800, AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series, AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series, and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series
Why didn't they just wrote "Supported on the AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series, AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series, and AMD Radeon HD 5000 Series"?
 
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cos thats massively shorter:)