Are the ATI/AMD HD 5000M/6000M series being forgotten by AMD's Catalyst Control Center?

Discussion in 'Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)' started by SSDdrivei7, Mar 10, 2013.

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  1. long2905

    long2905 Notebook Virtuoso

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    good point =). the 8600GT, 9800GTS were popular way back in 2008 =)
     
  2. Zymphad

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    Uh no. Nvidia does not provide optimizations and performance boosts for those old cards. They are legacy. You will not see any new drivers claiming any new game to have performance boost for these cards. They get the same legacy treatment that legacy drivers provide for AMD. What you claim is extremely misleading.

    Yes, for those old cards they get legacy support. As they should, Nvidia should not be spending resource and time when the new hardware need the support. They should get the same treatment as the cards from 3-4 years ago did. That's only fair.
     
  3. SSDdrivei7

    SSDdrivei7 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Yeah. . . well, I can see where a lot of these comments are coming from by their TAGS: :notworthy: $ Cha-ChaNG! $ :notworthy:
     
  4. Cakefish

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    Actually they still get full driver support and can install the latest beta driver 314.14. The 6000 and 7000 series were the lastest cards to be moved into legacy support - their last supported driver is the 304.xx branch.

    Sources:

    NVIDIA legacy mode moves to support its GeForce 6000 and 7000 Series | Tech News Pedia

    What's a legacy driver?
     
  5. SSDdrivei7

    SSDdrivei7 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Hey, @Cakefish:

    Thanks for the factual light!:thumbsup:
     
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