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this game eats my graphic card on ultra spec
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Holy crap 110 pages - I apologize if this has been addressed already but no way I can read through all that.

Basically - I feel like my FPS are too low. The game is very playable and never choppy, but I'm often dropping to 25-30 fps with Ubersampling OFF and everything else maxed. The game often runs at 45-55 (which is what I'd expect), but the FPS drops seem to occur at random, sometimes during heavy activity but sometimes just out of nowhere, boom, 25.

I know my cards aren't the baddest in the land, but I expect better than 25-30 FPS. They're both clocked @ 850/1100mhz, processor is @ 4.3ghz, and I'm using 11.5a drivers & the patch released yesterday. Might this be fixed with another patch or a driver update?
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Holy crap 110 pages - I apologize if this has been addressed already but no way I can read through all that.

Basically - I feel like my FPS are too low. The game is very playable and never choppy, but I'm often dropping to 25-30 fps with Ubersampling OFF and everything else maxed. The game often runs at 45-55 (which is what I'd expect), but the FPS drops seem to occur at random, sometimes during heavy activity but sometimes just out of nowhere, boom, 25.

I know my cards aren't the baddest in the land, but I expect better than 25-30 FPS. They're both clocked @ 850/1100mhz, processor is @ 4.3ghz, and I'm using 11.5a drivers & the patch released yesterday. Might this be fixed with another patch or a driver update?
Try using the newer 11.5b drivers posted a few days ago... They should improve performance.

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...15bhotfix.aspx

I have everything maxed with the exception of Ubersampling OFF, plays great... It slows down a little too much sometimes with Uber on though...
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Try using the newer 11.5b drivers posted a few days ago... They should improve performance.

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...15bhotfix.aspx

I have everything maxed with the exception of Ubersampling OFF, plays great... It slows down a little too much sometimes with Uber on though...
Nice, thank you! DL'ing now.
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Holy crap 110 pages - I apologize if this has been addressed already but no way I can read through all that.

Basically - I feel like my FPS are too low. The game is very playable and never choppy, but I'm often dropping to 25-30 fps with Ubersampling OFF and everything else maxed. The game often runs at 45-55 (which is what I'd expect), but the FPS drops seem to occur at random, sometimes during heavy activity but sometimes just out of nowhere, boom, 25.

I know my cards aren't the baddest in the land, but I expect better than 25-30 FPS. They're both clocked @ 850/1100mhz, processor is @ 4.3ghz, and I'm using 11.5a drivers & the patch released yesterday. Might this be fixed with another patch or a driver update?

Supposedly the new patch does helps a lot. There was someone with your cards talking about how well it worked earlier. Just for reference you can always search within a thread without needing to go through all the pages.
    
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Try using the newer 11.5b drivers posted a few days ago... They should improve performance.

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...15bhotfix.aspx

I have everything maxed with the exception of Ubersampling OFF, plays great... It slows down a little too much sometimes with Uber on though...
Ive got a similar setup, do you get blue light orbs bleeding through textures??
Im using 11.5b
Maybe its a cap not cooperating with the hotfix
Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 5/28/11 at 12:44pm
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Buying the game on Tuesday.
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Ive got a similar setup, do you get blue light orbs bleeding through textures??
Im using 11.5b
Maybe its a cap not cooperating with the hotfix
A few, but nothing bad... Nothing that breaks the game for me... However, it can be any light source... I've had reddish torch lights bleed through, but they're small...

CatalystCreator posts that they are looking into it... so we'll see.
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this game eats my graphic card on ultra spec
There is a note on NVIDIA's site that says there is a Witcher 2-related performance bug and that you ought to uninstall NVIDIA 3D Vision drivers from the control panel if you're not using 3D. Apparently it keeps checking for 3D even if you're not using it, and is causing performance problems.
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Game looks pretty cool. I'm d/l'ing on steam right now. Anyone know what settings I should be able to run with 1080p on my sig rig?
ultra everything except ubersampling
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