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    Default ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    3dmarks with stock driver:

    '05 (xga res.)
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    You can also look at other people's review for more stock driver reference:
    Acer Aspire 5112 Review (pics, specs)
    and
    Acer Aspire 5112WLMi Review (pics, specs)


    3dmarks with Catalyst 6.12

    '05
    (i forget to take a shot, but it was 2497 if not mistaken)

    '06
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    I installed it 2 days ago.
    I haven't used it unplugged.
    So far (plugged) so good and stable.

    There's no increase in 3dmark '05, but in 3dmark '06' it had 200++ marks increase.
    I suppose, Catalyst 6.12 increase SM3 performance.


    (real game experience)

    I've been playing NFS most wanted and carbon.
    When i used stock driver, both games can only run smoothly at 800x600 max details / 1024x768 medium details.

    Using catalyst 6.12, i can play carbon at max res. and max. detail.
    But i can't do that with NFS most wanted.


    UPDATE (with 6.12 Acer Aspire 5112):
    I can play CS:episode1 @ max res. and max. detail smoothly.
    I can play GTA San Andreas @ max widescreen res w/ a little bit decreased details smoothly.
    C&C Generals/zero hour will run incredibly smooth @ everything maxed.


    Conclusion:
    No significant change with SM2 performance (3d'05, NFS most wanted)
    Catalyst 6.12 increases SM3 performance (3d'06, NFS carbon)

    Haven't test it on media use yet
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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    UPDATE (with 6.12 Acer Aspire 5112):
    I can play CS:episode1 @ max res. and max. detail smoothly.
    I can play GTA San Andreas @ max widescreen res w/ a little bit decreased details smoothly.
    C&C Generals/zero hour will run incredibly smooth @ everything maxed.

    everything else (media use) runs just like usual (fine)
    Psalm 90:12 "So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom."

    Current: XPS 1640 (p8700, ati560v, 500gb 7.2rpm, 1080wled, bluray, 9cell, int5300)

    History: Vostro 1500 (t7500,8400gms,WXGA+,2gb,120gb5.4k,BT,Intel N wifi,9 Cell Batt,Vista32)

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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    I am still runing on Catalyst ver. 1.2 and I have no problems but I plan to update because it's good to know that this driver will improve graphich performance a bit.
    Do you know where I can download this older Catalyst version 1.2 that I have in case I have some problems with this new driver?I also have Aspire 5112 WLMi but I have ATI X1300 128 mb,512 mb,80 GB...

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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    Quote Originally Posted by max 0401 View Post
    I am still runing on Catalyst ver. 1.2 and I have no problems but I plan to update because it's good to know that this driver will improve graphich performance a bit.
    Do you know where I can download this older Catalyst version 1.2 that I have in case I have some problems with this new driver?I also have Aspire 5112 WLMi but I have ATI X1300 128 mb,512 mb,80 GB...
    Use windows system restore first BEFORE you uninstall the old driver and install the new one.
    See this thread:
    Updating Video Card Drivers in WinXP and Vista - READ BEFORE POSTING
    Psalm 90:12 "So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom."

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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    overclock that gpu plz. its way underclocked in that system. regular x1600's get 4000 3dmark05
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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    Quote Originally Posted by link1313 View Post
    overclock that gpu plz. its way underclocked in that system. regular x1600's get 4000 3dmark05

    Well, i forgot to mention that it's IMPOSSIBLE for me to get 4000 3d05marks

    Acer Aspire's 5112's x1600 is running on 64bit bandwidth (which common x1600 runs on 128bit) And it's basically 128mb (512mb hypermem)
    This is why i can't.
    With safe overclock, maybe you can get -/+ 2700 3d05marks

    I still bought this laptop even i knew about this case.
    It was the best deal for me 2.5 months ago
    Psalm 90:12 "So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom."

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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    ahhh ok i was wondering why -.- . too bad i can't DL drivers from amd anymore onto my gateway or id try these out.
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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    Update: (1/8/'07)

    Played marvel ultimate alliance..
    Playable on XGA res, 2xAA, medium shadow detail, High particle detail
    Psalm 90:12 "So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom."

    Current: XPS 1640 (p8700, ati560v, 500gb 7.2rpm, 1080wled, bluray, 9cell, int5300)

    History: Vostro 1500 (t7500,8400gms,WXGA+,2gb,120gb5.4k,BT,Intel N wifi,9 Cell Batt,Vista32)

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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    where do I update to version 6.12 and how do I ocerclock the system?

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    Default Re: ATI Catalyst 6.12 in my Acer 5112

    Quote Originally Posted by travigne View Post
    where do I update to version 6.12 and how do I ocerclock the system?
    Where and How?
    Read it
    Updating Video Card Drivers in WinXP and Vista - READ BEFORE POSTING
    (HERE)
    Psalm 90:12 "So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom."

    Current: XPS 1640 (p8700, ati560v, 500gb 7.2rpm, 1080wled, bluray, 9cell, int5300)

    History: Vostro 1500 (t7500,8400gms,WXGA+,2gb,120gb5.4k,BT,Intel N wifi,9 Cell Batt,Vista32)

 

 
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