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Jim81
12-29-2004, 03:15 AM
Hi mates i ve just installed thenm , and they rocks ! im still making some tests but i can say the game now its pretty smooth also with water 3 !!!!!

Link : http://software.hwupgrade.it/dett/2188.file

let me know what you think about them !

tanimbar
12-29-2004, 03:44 AM
I agree. I have an FX5700 and the 71.20 give a large boost to FPS without harming quality. Quality is subjective but BlackDeath goes from 32 average to 36 and standard missions have elevated FPS and are smoother. Plus, I can now fly with the mirror on using patch 3.03m - stagger show before 71.20. Best nvidia drivers I've tried in a very long time. I think Oleg mentioned he and the team had been working with nvidia to enhance performance - this might be the result.

Maple_Tiger
12-29-2004, 08:02 AM
Downloading it right now lol.

lipp98
12-29-2004, 08:33 AM
Just did so far so good on blackdeath track average 31fps at 1600x1200 Res,2xQ,water3 my reboot prolem is gone too http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

lipp98
12-29-2004, 08:35 AM
hey the 70.90`s worked for me too for the rebooting and freezing in middle of missions I`m 6800gt owner too http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Bsnakeman
12-29-2004, 10:40 AM
Got the same drivers onboard now and doing just fine but still testing. A BFG 6800GT OC owner roaming around 65.73 & 66.81 drivers the best by so far. With HQ image and Clamp Negative LOD bias almost no shimmerings http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif.Desgust your AA/AF buffet!
Best,

Maple_Tiger
12-29-2004, 10:51 AM
Tell what you guys think of the 70.22 that was just released as a beta.

http://downloads.guru3d.com/download.php?det=939


I'm just downloaded 70.20b and 70.22. Just tryign them out now.

My card, 6800 Ultra.

Bsnakeman
12-29-2004, 01:37 PM
Actually I´m using the Nvidia stuff not Xtreme G ones due subttle lags. Haven´t tried 71.22. MT how you would compare 71.20/71.22 ?
Best,

BenvZijl
12-29-2004, 04:25 PM
yeah me want to know also

Maple_Tiger
12-29-2004, 05:19 PM
The Extreme 71.20b is a little better than the 71.22.

Over all, you get more FPS compared to the 66.93. About a 15 FPS difference.

Jim81
12-29-2004, 06:55 PM
im glad we re exchanging opinions about them http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

norad_razor
12-30-2004, 02:35 AM
ok quick question. Once I get my faulty 6800GT replaced what is involved in updating the drivers. I do un-install my current 66.93 then install the new ones or just install over the top?

Jasko76
12-30-2004, 04:53 AM
I see it's not just us Radeon owners that constantly squabble over which drivers to use. Either way, I just love the latest drivers, they really get the best out of a 3D card, be it nVIDIA or ATi.

Bsnakeman
12-30-2004, 06:37 AM
norad_razor
Uninstall your current driver at Control Panel/Add-Remove and clean the nvidia´s remains with Driver Cleaner in safe mode. After that you can install the new drivers.
Best,

Maple_Tiger
12-31-2004, 08:46 AM
Lmao lol.

I just realized that Vertical sync was some how disabled after I installed the 71.20b.

aklabo
01-02-2005, 01:47 PM
Hi guys I see very nice FPS improvment , but more stutter or is that just me ?? Gainward 6800 ULTRA

Bsnakeman
01-02-2005, 02:30 PM
S !
The Xtreme G drivers are very nice with a superb IQ but I´ve found lags and even with Vsync app on got sliced images from cockpit and, went back to the plain nvidia´s 71.20. Doing fine. Ah, ForceShaders1x=1/Effects=0
Best,

Jim81
01-02-2005, 02:42 PM
oh..strange..! im still surprised im able to play one line with water 3 and its really smooth of course 1024x768 , i didnt try 1280 cause i like seeng big dots of enemy planes http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

zjulik
01-02-2005, 04:26 PM
Low end users could try them - I use the 7120s on a Ti4200. Never had such a smooth game.
DL link:
http://www.valancestudios.com/Drivers/

GT182
01-02-2005, 07:35 PM
I see the 71.24 drivers are out now. Anyone tried them yet, and if so, are they any good?

aklabo
01-02-2005, 08:10 PM
I like 71.20 better than 71.24 . My first post was about 71.24 I wasn't happy , but I try 71.20 and I like it .