Originally Posted by firephoto
No, it doesn't.
what it doesn't affect (as bad) are older drivers that only work with pre-6*** cards but that's of no use because a 6800 card won't work with those older drivers and most likely they won't work with current kernels.
Right. The problem wasn't there in the older drivers because subpixel hinting was accelerated in prior driver releases. It was disabled _ON PURPOSE_ because it didn't work right.
With the latest drivers, it seems to happen on all cards I try.