Originally Posted by MamiyaOtaru
In XP, the mountain looks like the pic on the left when I use high textures. If I switch to medium textures, it looks more like the pic on the right. Try in 32bit with medium textures and see if the mountain looks better. Makes little sense to me, but there it is (on my aged 7900gt anyway)
Great find, thank you. Yes, this proves it does seem to be a bug
and NOT a 64bit vs 32bit 'enhancement'.
Edit: Solution has be found. See here..
DX9 winXP High vs Medium texture setting changed only