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ATI Catalyst 8.3 Sneak Peek...

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by InnocentCriminal, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. InnocentCriminal

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    sweet, so its more an update for crossfire though.
     
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    True, but it's a nice big step in the right direction.
     
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    also true, Except looks like quad crossfire needs some work
     
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    Yeah, they'll probably work on patches and the a-like for specific games if they can't improve them before their release in the next week or so. I'm hoping the 3870X2 can improve a bit more before they give us the 4870X2 - it'll be a much cheaper card by then but still be able to give you decent enough frame rates at high resolutions with decent image settings.

    Still, it all depends on value for money, thinking to far forward I think.
     
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    sweet thanks for the link :D
     
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    Not a problem!
     
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    I just saw a review at XS showing 31K in 3D06 using the NDA betas. Me likey.
     
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    Linkage?
     
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    So does that mean I would be able to buy a 3870 X2 and crossfire it with my 3870 on my board? That would be so sweet!!!! :rockout:
     
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    Interesting. Some people will not be pleased with that.
     
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    so it seems that a 3870x2 and a 3870 is about the best setup for these drivers?
     
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    your right, im running xp :(
     
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    Sweet, I'm looking forward to the F@H client and AVIVO video stuff.
     
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    Anyone knows if official support will finally be available for the AGP ver of the 3850, I'm using the drivers that came on the installation CD, but they won't allow me to OC my card beyond 720Mhz core/950Mhz mem, where as I've seen ppl get their PCIe 3850s to over 800 core/ 1000 mem.
     
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    so you'll be able to xfire any card in the same series or any series? IE: 2900xt with a 3870? or just 3870 and 3850?
     
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    Even though they show 4 2900xt's in the demo slide :laugh: you will only be able to crossfireX 3870's, 3850's and 3870x2's.
     
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    what about 3870 with a 3650?
     
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    so this means ill be able to run dual 3870x2's now!!!???
     
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    I am SOOOOOO game for running my 3870 with a 3870x2 for a little bit of tri-fire! Take that crysis!!!
     
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    :O

    You have a AGP 3850 and you didn't tell us?! :eek: Son of a... ;)

    Have you benchmarked anything yet? The UK lags behinds everyone else and why, I don't know. Crappy country, I'll kick it's dick in, but considering it's the motherland, I can't. :shadedshu
     
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    Crossfire X only in Vista WTF bboooooo..
     
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    unless they can fix there poor preformance in CryEngine2 they have a long way to go
     

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