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    News - November's Catalyst drivers boost Far Cry 2 performance on AMD Radeon GPUs

    Like clockwork, November's Catalyst release is here and v8.11 offers up to 14 per cent more performance in Ubisoft's Far Cry 2.
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    Wooptie-doo..a new version of catalyst that boosts performance.. How `bout they get their ass in gear and fix that damn atikmdag.sys problem? It`s been years and still no solution.. That`s why next month I`m switching to the green team, perhaps then I can actually start vista on the first try instead of seeing BSODs 5 times before it actually starts!!

    nice job ati, heck of a 4xxx series, with lousy drivers to boot

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    Re: News - November's Catalyst drivers boost Far Cry 2 performance on AMD Radeon GPUs

    My average framerate on the Far Cry 2 Ranch playback demo went from 30.31 to 32.14.

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    Quote Originally Posted by p1t0nu View Post
    Wooptie-doo..a new version of catalyst that boosts performance.. How `bout they get their ass in gear and fix that damn atikmdag.sys problem? It`s been years and still no solution.. That`s why next month I`m switching to the green team, perhaps then I can actually start vista on the first try instead of seeing BSODs 5 times before it actually starts!!

    nice job ati, heck of a 4xxx series, with lousy drivers to boot
    I've had zero problems in 64 bit fista ultimate with an x1950 Pro/ HD3870 and my current HD4850 and update regularly to the newest drivers on my Qbic 2500XP-M/ x1600 512MB machine so I can play TF2 etc on it as well as the beast. Shame you're having issues with your installation, maybe something else is to blame!

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    Re: News - November's Catalyst drivers boost Far Cry 2 performance on AMD Radeon GPUs

    well initially i thought so too..until i looked at the BSODs more carefully. ALL of them said that the problem occurred in the file atikmdag.sys, which is part of the catalyst drivers. so it`s fairly obvious who`s to blame here

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    Re: News - November's Catalyst drivers boost Far Cry 2 performance on AMD Radeon GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhythmeister View Post
    I've had zero problems in 64 bit fista ultimate with an x1950 Pro/ HD3870 and my current HD4850 and update regularly to the newest drivers on my Qbic 2500XP-M/ x1600 512MB machine so I can play TF2 etc on it as well as the beast. Shame you're having issues with your installation, maybe something else is to blame!
    The driver crashes only appear to effect 4xxx series hardware. Which is pretty dense, considering it's AMD's flagship GPU. Which, right now, is making their Windows drivers *less* stable than their Linux drivers, at least for 4xxx series card owners.
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