Building a driver to take advantage of parallel processing is quite a task, and extracting any noticeable performance gain out of it is even more difficult. So we are here today to see just what ATI has gotten out of their efforts thus far.Read on over at AnandTech.
Admittedly, the highest performance gains come from low resolutions without antialiasing. It stands to reason that the more CPU limited a test is, the more benefit the game will get from freeing up CPU resources. The real benefit to end users if only lower resolutions benefit is questionable, but every step helps.
ATI's Catalyst 5.12 dual-core friendly drivers benchmarked
Posted on Monday, Dec 05 2005 @ 00:09 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck