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    ATi have released the Catalyst 9.6 drivers.


    http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx

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    Catalyst™ 9.6 brings performance benefits in several cases where framerates are CPUlimited.
    Some measured examples are:

    -Company of Heroes – performance improves up to 25% with HD 4600 series
    products and below as well as improvements of up to 10% on HD 4800 series

    -Crysis – performance improves up to 13% in multi-GPU configurations

    -Crysis Warhead – performance improves up to 11% in multi-GPU configurations

    -World in Conflict – performance improvements of up to 30% can be seen in settings that were previously CPU limited

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    I swear Gareth sits on his computer, just waiting for the minute the new Catalyst drivers are released each month LOL. He beats everyone to the punch!

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    Do pureoverclock guys play together online? Like on Battlefield 2?

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    I think we may be a scattered bunch. I mostly play CoD:WaW with my gaming clan, but I do play a few other games. Not sure what most people here play........?

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    I haven't played CoD:WaW. After I dump console gaming for PC gaming a few months ago i've been in a transition period. lol

    The PC games I have are,

    The witcher
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    I had Stalker and Crysis for a while but my PC had a hard time playing those so I sold them.
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    I first played crysis on an MSI 8600GTS, lol. Had to tweak the hell out of the settings for it to play right with mazimum visibility, but I finally got it playable for sniping. Never did go back and beat via the normal "run and gun" style of play.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    I swear Gareth sits on his computer, just waiting for the minute the new Catalyst drivers are released each month LOL. He beats everyone to the punch!
    LOL, I did get in fast today, I was just randomly checking and I found the latest have been released. Its quite a sad update for me however, as it will be my final graphics card driver install in the USA. The next catalyst ill be running on this computer, will be 9.9 as it gets packed up to go on a ferry to the UK in 3 weeks time

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