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Old 04-15-09, 04:50 PM   #1
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Default Game demos to 'breakin/test' new card?

What are some good mix of DX8/9/10 and OpenGL game demos to try out with my new Powercolor HD2600XT 512mb AGP and to test out compatibility range whilst I screw around with all these lovely ATI hotfix driver releases to see which ones fair the best with my setup?

ATI = pain in the ass drivers. Never again!
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Old 04-15-09, 04:58 PM   #2
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What are some good mix of DX8/9/10 and OpenGL game demos to try out with my new Powercolor HD2600XT 512mb AGP and to test out compatibility range whilst I screw around with all these lovely ATI hotfix driver releases to see which ones fair the best with my setup?

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/me shrugs

Cat 9.4's are fine honestly.

For demo's, not sure, give some of the newer ones a twirl. If you have Steam, try out Lost Coast.
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FEAR 2 has a pretty good demo.
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Cat 9.4's are fine honestly.

For demo's, not sure, give some of the newer ones a twirl. If you have Steam, try out Lost Coast.
The 9.4 broke my SOF2 if I remember correctly. Left the screen (at least the initial menu section) a distorted mess. I still enjoy this game so that is a show stopper for me. Is it true that > than 8.x ruin OpenGL?

PS: Will checkout Fear 2
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Upon further review. 9.4 hotfix is working fine. Had to reload SOF2 in single player and switch some of the graphics settings there. Playing L4D fine. Still downloading the Fear 2 demo.

Only thing this card broke is I'm not able to use a 3d screensaver and have monitor shutdown. Not sure what is up with that, powersave works fine with a non-3d screensaver.
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i thought The Last Remnant benchmark was quite good

also try some good scene demos at

http://www.pouet.net/prodlist.php?platform[]=Windows&type[]=demo&order=thumbup

-copy the whole thing and paste into browser-

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