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post #1 of 3 Old 02-05-2012, 12:07 AM - Thread Starter
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Here's an AMD Radeon 79xx demo showing off some hi-rez graphics with pretty cool lighting:

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ATI and Nvidia have always put out some impressive demos for their high-end cards, but wow, if I didn't know better, I'd think this was like a Pixar short or something.

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Eh, it's nice but just reminds me of a higher-res Little Big Planet. The productions values and AMD willing to go outside of the typical guns and blowing crap up route that impressed me more although they're wading into the pretentious Pixar crowd with this than anything.

Their DirectCompute and Physics demo, while accomplishing what it set out to do, could have been a bit more pleasing to the eye for the casuals out there who will look at this and think we're looking at a demo from 1999 and not 2012. Here:

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