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radeongamer
Adept I

Compare 2D-performance of two cards (2009 and 2016 years). The old video card is faster!

New Experiments.

Compare 2D performance of two graphics cards (2009 and 2016 years) in one PC.

Date: May 18, 2018

OS: Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate, built-in "Windows Classic Theme"

CPU: Intel i5-6500 3.2 GHz

Experiment 1

- Old graphic card: PowerColor HD4670 (2009 release)

- Driver: Catalyst v13.9

Experiment 2

- New graphic card: ASUS Radeon R7 360 2G (2016 release)

- Driver: Crimson v18.4.1

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Soft:

foobar2000 - https://www.foobar2000.org/download

2D Test (2DTest32.exe + source code) - https://github.com/JMKh3r/2DTest/releases/tag/1.2.0.0

2DTest draws a grid of lines of black, red and blue colors (sequentially) and calculates the draws time.

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Video:

Experiment 1

20180518_000128.avi - http://ge.tt/7k4l1qp2

Good performance.

Experiment 2

20180518_014357.avi - http://ge.tt/7gEc3qp2

Low performance. Slide show.

Resume:

Old HD4670 (2009 release) in the 2D mode has 10 times higher performance than the R7 360 (2016 release).

It's buulshit!!!

Please, correct RADEON driver 2D performance on the classic Windows 7 theme.

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kingfish
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Re: Compare 2D-performance of two cards (2009 and 2016 years). The old video card is faster!

Your expecting different answers than you received on your other posts? 

Low 2D performance in classic theme Windows 7

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Ray_AMD
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: Compare 2D-performance of two cards (2009 and 2016 years). The old video card is faster!

Please do not open new threads on the same issue. Continue your discussion on the original thread.

I am locking this one.

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