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Old August 2, 2008, 06:00 AM
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Default Report your gaming on HD 48XX series cards

I'm running Vista 64bit and tried the following;
Video Card: HD 4870 with 8.7 cats.
Gaming with 45% on the fan speed using softmod.

Bioshock: No sound during gaming.
Ran the Bioshock.exe in winXP sp2 compatibility mode and the sound is now working.

Mass Effect: No issue to report so far.
Have not yet updated to 1.01 patch.
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Old August 2, 2008, 08:04 AM
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Vista 64, xp 32 and 64
Asus p5k-premium
4gb Mushkin redline
x-fi gamer
4850 with 8.7
Rum HL2, crysis, mass effect, CoD4 and 3dmark 06 and Vantage with zero issues on all 3 os's.
I am going to replay bioshock when i am done with Mass Effect. I'll let you know.
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Old August 3, 2008, 02:15 PM
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My System Specs


1 stock 4870 could run COH, GRID, crysis, COD4, TF2 very well in XP at 1680*1050 for hours at a time. Even though its early days the drivers work well.
Running crossfire now and crysis is very very fast I haven't had any issues with microstuttering yet-every now and again you can almost detect it but its smooth to play nontheless.

Only thing is the cf disabled the DVI on my monitor which I am working on getting back.
White Night:: i7920 (4ghz), Rampage III extreme (A1), Mushkin XP 1600 (9,9,9,24),SLI480., white MM horizon.
CPU: Feser 220 int.|Apogee GTZ|S.Res.rev2| MCP655.

GPU: PA120.3|S.Res.rev2|2x EK FC blocks| MCP655.

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Old August 3, 2008, 03:24 PM
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My System Specs


Vista Ultimate x64
Diamond HD4850 w/ BIOS mod for 650/1050
Fan speed ~50% during gaming - 80C
8.7 XtremeG Drivers

Assassin's Creed, Battlefield 2142, CS:S, HL2, GMod, GRID all work fine. Going to try UT3 and SupCom later today.
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Old August 5, 2008, 05:44 AM
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Run a HD 4870 with Cat 8.7 (see below for system specs).

Playing Company of Heroes, CoH - Opposing Fronts, HL2, TF2, World in Conflict, Crysis Demo.

No problems.
| Stock Q9450 + Noctua NH-U12P Cooler | ASUS Rampage Formula X48 | Corsair TX750W PSU |
| Corsair Dominator 4x2GB | 1x Sapphire HD 4870 + ThermalRight HT-03 |
| Seagate Barracuda 500GB 32MB Cache | Samsung 2253BW 22" LCD |
| Antec 1200 Case | Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit |
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