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Old 01-24-2008, 07:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Hang on! New Drivers to Improve 3870X2 Performance!

VR-Zone : Technology Beats - Radeon 8.45 v1.3 Driver To Improve 3870 X2 Performance

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VR-Zone has learned that Radeon display driver 8.45 v1.3 will improve performance and compatibility on the Radeon HD 3870 X2 over the current 8.45 v1.0 driver. The current set of driver is facing performance issues with games right now so benchmarks on this set of drivers are not reflective on the actual gaming performance yet. The new set of driver will be out before 28th January according to AMD.
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so it should perform on par with the Ultra then?
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We shall see.
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ATI pushed back the release for a week so they could get the drivers finished. At least they are learning from past mistakes.
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well from the last benchmark i saw, it beat ultra in some of the benches...so im guessing these new "improved" drivers should be better than the ultra in maybe every benchmark, that will be really interesting to see.
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when is that card going to be released?
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I think I read it was the 28th. They are already on shelves in the East, and have been for a few days.
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what kind of price are we looking at?
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I've heard 460.00
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I've heard 460.00
thats a great price imo.
it will be nice to say ati ahead of the game for a change.
im not hater...im up for both ati and nvidia.
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