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Battlefield 3 fixes included

AMD's monthly Catalyst video card driver updates are a little late this month, but there are a few Halloween treats in store for the faithful. The unified desktop Catalyst 11.10 drivers enable support for Eyefinity 5x1 display configurations in portrait and landscape modes. The maximum supported resolution has been increased to 16000 x 16000 pixels on the entire AMD Radeon HD 6000 series, but only on DirectX 11 applications. Additionally, bezel compensation is now possible when using sets of displays that have mismatched pixel densities.

Numerous fixes for Battlefield 3 were introduced in the Catalyst 11.10 V3 preview driver made available earlier this month. Those fixes have been incorporated into the final release, along with several fixes for OpenGL games.

CrossFire users should be sure to download the 11.9 CAP4 Catalyst Application Profiles as well. CAP4 resolves stuttering issues when running in CrossFire mode and better scaling for Battlefield 3. It also improves CrossFire performance for Deus Ex Missing Link, F1 2011,  Dead Island, and the DX9 version of Arkham City. 

Source: AMD Catalyst Video Card Drivers (Windows 7 64-bit)

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RE: I have but one question...
By DarkUltra on 11/1/2011 4:21:58 PM , Rating: 2
your visual cortex can't tell the difference after 24 fps anyways, making any argument of higher hz frequencies null and void
No sir. Check out reviews of these "3D ready" 120hz capable monitors and the testers are all raving about how smooth the desktop become. I can easily see a difference of 100hz+fps and 120hz+fps in a blind test (blind as in I don't know what the monitor is set at). At these high speeds not everyone can see a difference, but everyone can at 60 vs 120 (or at least everyone I've heard about).

I personally have a Samsung 950 TN panel that is 120hz and it's the clearest picture I've ever seen in my life, period
And you haven't discovered the improved desktop experience and solid looking gaming 120hz can provide? Maybe you havent set your desktop to 120hz, or sometimes windows render the desktop at 60fps.

Here are some quotes, to get you going :)

Wonder in amazement as the 120Hz display produces an easily observable higher fluidity in the animation.

Doing precise image editing, as another example, is an area where faster display processing times are desirable.

The ASUS VG236H was my first exposure to 120Hz refresh displays that aren’t CRTs, and the difference is about as subtle as a dump truck driving through your living room.

120hz lcd Smoother motion and the lack of RTC artifacts leave a highly positive impression, making you unwilling to return to 60Hz.

I ran Fraps and found using the display's 120hz mode that once the framerates were up above 80 there is an amazing solidity and 3d-like quality to the gameplay .(I have no interest in getting 3d glasses at present.) Once the framerate hits 100+ - well, the effect has to be experienced to understand it.

RTS and RPG games with a top-down view also benefits of high refresh rate even if the game is chugging along at 30FPS since the cursor is drawn on its own layer at display refresh rate.

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