View Full Version : Just bought a Sapphire 9700Pro...anything special I should know?
02-28-2004, 07:12 AM
(only $130 at newegg-refurb.)
Which driver version is best?
Should I use a tweaker to OC the core/mem?
If so, which one?
02-28-2004, 08:59 AM
Use the new 4.2 drivers, they rock. My 9500p is bios locked so I can't OC it without flashing the bios so I have no idea what is a good ATi overclocking program.
The special setting I would suggest is 4x anti-aliasing and 8x aniscopic filtering. It will change the way you game.
02-28-2004, 10:41 AM
dling them now.
The Omega drivers are pretty good too. Great for gaming, not as good for benchmarking.
02-28-2004, 05:59 PM
I'm using the Catalyst 4.2 right now with my R9800Pro.
02-28-2004, 09:04 PM
I hear the newest Catalyst drivers are quality stuff. Also, for overclocking I would imagine that PowerStrip would work well, it does some other stuff that's pretty cool too.
02-28-2004, 09:16 PM
Originally posted by PrObLy
I would imagine that PowerStrip would work well, it does some other stuff that's pretty cool too.
I haven't used powerstrip in like 4 years, but I'll take a look at it. Thanks.
03-01-2004, 05:37 PM
The Omega Drivers that Apex mentioned are tweaked Cat drivers with a few extra utilities. It will let you OC your card and flash it into the bios.
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