DH Editorial: A look at nVida's new Forceware

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  1. HardwareHeaven

    HardwareHeaven Administrator Staff Member

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    most strange, can you email me a DXlog file? id like to see the exact setup you have to see if I can reproduce it.
     
  2. [hobo]eclipse

    [hobo]eclipse ...just bummin 'round

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    is there a trick to enabling the new CP?, cause still got the old one, fresh reformat , MB drivers, automatic updates , DX 9c April, then these new beta's in the x64 flavor, in that order, is there something im doin wrong?

    btw...this card i got from BWX is a BEAST! 500 core 1500 memory :eek: :w00t:
     
  3. BWX

    BWX get out and ride

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    WOW.. awesome! Not sure about x64 version... hmmm...
     
  4. bug77

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    I got that. What I was trying to say is that everyone writing a registry editing UI gets it better than ATI. Remeber the days when a guy wrote a better driver for Rage3D cards (I think) than ATI and he didn't even have the specs? It's deja-vu for me. [​IMG]


    Anyway, after trying the new forceware, I can say I'm not impressed with the new UI. It's nice that you can preview the 3D changes' effect, but it's annoying that you have to go through two separate windows to do it. Also the nTune integration is nice (for whoever uses it). But since I never liked Windows Explorer style navigation, I'm not a big fan of this UI either. Like somebody has already said, more actions to achieve the same thing; not a good thing for a UI.
    Overall it's a nice UI, maybe perfect for those who like this style.
     
  5. mkk

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    For what I've read the x64 edition does not have the new control panel. The package also seems way too small for it to be included.
     
  6. LeanWolf

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    Excellent editorial. Will definately be in my thoughts concerning that new rig...
     
  7. [hobo]eclipse

    [hobo]eclipse ...just bummin 'round

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    i see, i pluggeg around a bit to see about the x64 version(not to much as its been really nice out side here) but didnt see much, should have just compared the sizes, wander if i can import it from the 32 bit unpacK? prolly not though, thanks
     
  8. swimtech

    swimtech Well-Known Member

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    Awesome editorial Allan, thank you, and very informative.

    Man, this Control Panel App is great - it allows someone like myself who is looking for the utmost in accuracy from his or her display to be led through adjustments that would easily allow even a novice with two good eyes to set up their monitor to near professional results - which normally requires additional and/or crippled software at present.

    One problem though, I don't use Nvidia graphics cards... :sigh:

    C'mon ATI - you could do this too, please?
     
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  9. pr0digal jenius

    pr0digal jenius Delete Me

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    looks much nicer then the old .NET version ;)


    And the CCC always struck me as a concetrated scope type CP...if you didn't use the machine strictly for gaming...it was useless...and even for gaming it was goofy at best. The "Voodoo PC" of control panels: huge, over priced [resource wise], glorious in it's decorativeness, and yet no more functional then anything else. THis though is something gamers, graphic artists, and daily users alike can get something out of
     

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