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Revised AMD Never Settle bundle includes Crysis 3, Tomb Raider

By Shawn Knight
Feb 4, 2013
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  1. AMD has announced a new game bundle for those who purchase a Radeon HD 7800 or Radeon 7900 series graphics card. The promotion, aptly named Never Settle: Reloaded, is a follow-up to last year’s Never Settle bundle that offers a...

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  2. veLa

    veLa TS Booster Posts: 516   +86

    Decent deal if you ask me.
     
  3. Siavash

    Siavash TS Member Posts: 48   +12

    You better include some working drivers with your cards AMD and give proper support to your customers. For people going to post "No, it's working great for me, never had any issues", check this forum before posting, and see how much they care about their customers : http://devgurus.amd.com/community/steam-linux
     
  4. Blue Falcon

    Blue Falcon TS Enthusiast Posts: 150   +41

    Siavash, posting a thread about AMD's performance support under Linux? An OS that has less than 2% market share and practically no to limited game support...
     
  5. Siavash

    Siavash TS Member Posts: 48   +12

    This isn't just about their Linux support or gaming. Same applies to their Windows drivers too, check their forums about their OpenCL support and how much performance degraded with 13.1 compared to the older drivers.

    Also having a less than 2% share of market is not a good reason to not provide same support like Windows. Currently NVIDIA and Intel are providing the *best* binary and open source drivers support for Linux.

    Main issue with AMD's binary Linux drivers is that they don't even provide support for basic features which should be there like Windows drivers from day one (like the required OpenGL extension for playing a few Source engine powered games).

    I don't care about their drivers gaming performance under Linux, I just need a stable and compatible driver with newer Xorg server and kernels, not a binary blob which is outdated on its release date. I have a RadeonHD4890 (which is now supported through legacy drivers) , everytime a new kernel or xorg server is released, we (including users owning newer cards with mainline driver support) shouldn't update our systems till there comes some patches from Ubuntu or AMD releases a new driver after decades; While Intel and NVIDIA users happily update their systems because they were supported even in their beta stage.
     
  6. De4ler

    De4ler TS Rookie

    I buy a 7970 Ghz a day before this SUPER DEAL because I dont wanan play this **** games ...
     
  7. Eddo22

    Eddo22 TS Enthusiast Posts: 156   +6



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