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Catalyst 12.1 Windows 7 Driver Analysis - Benchmarks - Dirt 3

AMD has just released a new Catalyst driver for Radeon graphics cards - we check out performance under Windows 7.

| AMD Radeon Drivers in Software | Posted: Jan 27, 2012 6:31 pm
Manufacturer: Game.AMD

Dirt 3

 

Version and / or Patch Used: Latest Steam Update

Timedemo or Level Used: Built in Benchmark

Developer Homepage: http://www.codemasters.com/

Product Homepage: http://www.dirt3game.com/

 

 

DiRT 3 boasts more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, including over 50 rally cars representing the very best from five decades of the sport. With more than double the track content of 2009's hit, DiRT 3 will see players start at the top as a professional driver, with a top-flight career in competitive off-road racing complimented by the opportunity to express themselves in Gymkhana-style showpiece driving events.

 

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HD 6870 - We can see under Dirt 3 there's a significant increase in performance. This is good news considering we saw a significant hit in performance last month under Dirt 3.

 

HD 6970 - Here we see no real change.

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