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    News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    Code:
    https://a248.e.akamai.net/f/674/9206/0/www2.ati.com/gamesite/Catalyst_91_release_notes.pdf
    what an odd link

    http://www2.ati.com/relnotes/catalys...ease_notes.pdf

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    Its missing 5 OpenGL 3.0 extensions to make it fully compliant.

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    Gaaah, AMD's download experience sucks. With 8.12 I had to search around and click through loads of links to get the Avivo package for 32-bit XP; with 9.1 it's just impossible! The 'Complete Avivo Package' link just takes you to a stupid survey. What kind of fuddle-headed web designer puts a site live without even testing the internal links?

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    I think this will be seen as a bit of a disappointing release from ATI, people were expecting some major performance boosts, but i guess not.

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    Why were we expecting major performance increases? :\

    Because it's the first month of the 2009th year?

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    I only know of one person expecting major performance increases, but they always came across as a bit of a fanboy so I didn't really take them very seriously.

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    Whenever I fill in their survey after downloading I always select "Stability/Bug Fixes" instead of "Performance"

    http://game.amd.com/us-en/display_poll.aspx?id=4

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    Re: News - ATI unleashes Catalyst 9.1 drivers; adds Open GL 3.0 support

    ... recovering from a particularly enjoyable Christmas and New Year
    That's funny. Could argue the whole company's still recovering from 2007's...

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