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Old 03-31-05, 11:37 PM   #1
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Default 1.0-7167 & 1.0-7174, Performance vs Quality?

"1.0-7167 / 1.0-7175" get bumped to OpenGL 1.5.3 vs "1.0-6629"s 1.5.2...and with that..i personally noticed on my GeForce 6800 GT a reduced performance in Doom 3 from ~80 FPS (HQ @ 1024x768) to ~77 FPS (ditto).. but i am unable to determine if there is a valid reason for this... such as an improved rendered picture quality or what? can anybody share their experiences across these drivers and shed some light onto this situation? i can understand lowered performance for increased correctness/quality of picture..
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