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Old Mar 24, 2009, 03:40 PM   #1
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Multi-GPU Graphics Technology Win 7 and GPU Drivers: Vista Redux or Smooth Sailing?

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After a few days playing around with “the industry's first unified driver to support both Windows Vista and Windows 7”, we're ready to pull back the curtains and share a glimpse of what can be expected when GPUs and Windows 7 collide.

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Old Mar 24, 2009, 03:53 PM   #2
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Old Mar 24, 2009, 03:55 PM   #3
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Not done reading... though...

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we are going to look how ATI and nVidia are handling the preparations for its expected 2008 release.
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Interesting review/preview. Considering W7 is not even in RC status yet, it's bringing some nice results. Probably what Vista should of been.
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Also, great job Alex and Lupine. As always.
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Let me say, this was an excellent read. I don't gush like this usually, but the premise was one that I haven't seen before, and is very interesting.

Very good work Alex+Co., this is the type of article that gets linked and brings traffic .

Oh! There was one unfortunate disappointment... no pics of half naked girls kissing?? Come on guys, we're not living up to expectations here .
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Let me say, this was an excellent read. I don't gush like this usually, but the premise was one that I haven't seen before, and is very interesting.

Very good work Alex+Co., this is the type of article that gets linked and brings traffic .

Oh! There was one unfortunate disappointment... no pics of half naked girls kissing?? Come on guys, we're not living up to expectations here .
Everything Jokerz said and double it .... Nice job guyz.

I'll be back with the pics of the half naked girls kissing.

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The performance comparison page is off - you're showing two instances of the 2 4870x2's graphs, rather than the 2 4870x2 and the single 4870 512MB card. Other than that, very interesting results.

I suppose I could weasel around and ask how those numbers compare to WinXP, though I don't know too many people (other than myself) that are still running WinXP...

I also understand that the Vista performance gap vs. XP has been more or lessed filled, so can I extrapolate that Vista ~= XP?
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