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    News - AMD puts image quality debate to bed

    We chat to the chip-maker about drivers, defaults and choosing the best settings.
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    Re: News - AMD puts image quality debate to bed

    So does this mean benchmarks need to be redone to get a like for like comparison, or did Hexus disable AMDs override in their testing?

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    Re: News - AMD puts image quality debate to bed

    While it shouldn't have to come down tot his, I wish one of the many tech outlets around the web would just do a benchmark at the various settings and post up the findings.
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    Re: News - AMD puts image quality debate to bed

    lol - I don't care wot anyone says - I can tell the difference between running a game on ati v's nvidia.
    ATI is better quality - physically noticeable on default settings of both types of card.
    Now ATI optimise they're drivers and pay attention to performance, someone calls foul - let me guess who - nvidia - who've been known for doing it for years, lol....

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    Re: News - AMD puts image quality debate to bed

    I think their would be quite a few people who disagree with the statement of ATI having optimised drivers...
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    Re: News - AMD puts image quality debate to bed

    Quote Originally Posted by zoomee View Post
    Now ATI optimise they're drivers and pay attention to performance, someone calls foul - let me guess who - nvidia - who've been known for doing it for years, lol....
    The first widely reported 'cheating / optimisation' I remember, was the Quack3.exe incident. There is no denying that one, there were plenty of side to side screen shots. It may not justify nVidia's subsequent 'cheat / optimisation', but let's not be blind to either company's history and mistakes.

    And then something strange happened - Andy asked us what we thought.
    And what did you guys say? I'll give them credit for handling the issue quite well. I also think that if it takes a rival company to highlight the issue, then it probably is more negligible than past controversies (which were found by eagle eyed reviewers). As enthusiasts, we like to tweak (I am sure many of us have, in the past, tweaked our settings to improve frame rate at the cost of qualities), and so long as the options are transparent, and in our hand, then I am okay with multiple profiles (but don't wait for others to point out, please).
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