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New ATI Drivers

This ATI Drivers Page is where to find new official version 4.8 RADEON drivers for ATI acelerators (thanks Ant). Word on the new drivers includes news of DOOM 3 and other improvements: "Direct3D driver efficiency has improved considerably. Significant performance gains are noted in multiple "CPU-bound" cases, including 3DMark2001, Aquamark 3, Comanche4, Dungeon Siege, and Unreal Tournament 2003 and 2004. Typical improvements are in the 1-5% range. OpenGL driver efficiency is also improved. Older OpenGL games such as Quake III Arena and Wolfenstein - Enemy Territory show small improvement (1-2%) at low resolutions. Call of Duty framerates are up approximately 4%. Doom3 improves considerably more (as much as 12% on some product configurations) as a result of the same software efficiency improvements."

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52. Re: No subject Aug 17, 2004, 09:13 Muscular Beaver
I wouldnt mind if they took down WON when there were only a few hundred people still playing it like with all the other "dead games". Actually the other "dead games" are still being played over the internet and are still supported magically. But there were so many people playing it over WON still and DIDNT want Steam (and Steam versions) that it was quite redicilous seeing Valve simply ignoring that fact and smashing everyone with their ignorance. There would have been so many options Valve could have chosen to satisfy those people, while still taking down WON. But no way. Ignorance always wins, right? Especially when you got a game in the makings which everyone adores and forgives you everything for.
BTW, I never used the HL menu or ingame browser. It always sucked. There were always very nice alternatives which allowed you to look much more effectively for games.
Yesterday I saw a TV show about some guys presenting CS on Steam and it was so fucking redicilous, they tried to get on a server and as soon as they connected to one they got disconnected (after lots of waiting time of course). They tried it 6 or 7 times and then gave up and switched to Battlefield Vietnam. Just like it happens to me all the time when I use Steam. If you call that an improvement... well... you can have those improvements all for yourself.

I don't like arguing. Why can't we all just get along instead of fighting and arguing?
This comment was edited on Aug 17, 09:14.
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