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Our high quality tests let us separate the men from the boys and the ladies from the girls. If the cards weren't struggling before they will start to now.
HD 5870 AVP is a little up, while Far Cry 2 shows no changes.
HD 5970 AVP shows no change, while Far Cry 2 seems to have dropped back ever so slightly.
There we have it; another month gone, and another Catalyst driver. On the performance front not a whole lot has changed. In talking to some people, there's a few interesting things that have to be mentioned here.
Firstly, most people are still on the 10.4a driver as it's been regarded as one of the best this year, ever since a lot of people have run into trouble. And while I haven't experienced the problems mentioned, it's clear with the amount of people having them, they exist.
Now, compared to the 10.4a driver, performance seems to be a little down. What's being said, though, is that this driver is a lot more stable than the 10.5s to 10.8s and while performance is a little down, you've got all those bug fixes that have been seen in the past few months.
The best thing to do is to set a restore point up, do an uninstall in the control panel and install the 10.9s. If you don't have any problems, stick with them, as they seem to be a great little driver this month.
It will be interesting to see what happens in the last quarter of the year as we see the HD 6000 begin to hit the market. Good times ahead!
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- Page 3 [Benchmarks - Mafia II]
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- Page 6 [Benchmarks - Far Cry 2]
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