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The Witcher 2 is out - on GOG.com it has no DRM

First Review on The Witcher 2 is a 10/10! + game tip +Triss Merigold's Playboy cover

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"I have got my hands on a fresh copy and, after going through the first bits, I am shocked! It is just gorgeous looking! All maxed out, it is a wonder to behold! Dragon Age II, running on Dx11 with the high-res patch looks VERY outdated!"
PC only, baby

And you get your item's from The Witcher (1) if you import your saves! (in detail on the second link)
Edited by Ulver - 5/17/11 at 5:53pm
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hmmmm Should this be in the news section or the regular video game / PC section? Good to see it ranks well though
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Originally Posted by iscariot View Post
hmmmm Should this be in the news section or the regular video game / PC section? Good to see it ranks well though
Well, it's just out and it's on the video game news section.
I think is ok, right mods?
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but their is a downside the game is poorly optimized with my two 580GTX and the game at max i get 17fps = =
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My copy doesn't come till tommorow.
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My copy doesn't come till tommorow.
i brought it from steam anyways that only one day more for you . that aint long
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but their is a downside the game is poorly optimized with my two 580GTX and the game at max i get 17fps = =
Probably with Ubersampling enabled.... which says it REQUIRES a GTX 590 or better on the spec sheet for 1080p. Considering your at (1920x1200?), that seems about right... Disabling ubersampling and you'll get 40+ FPS.

Not poorly optimized, ubersampling renders each frame 3 times, it's pretty much like playing the game on 5760x3600 (if you are running 1920x1200).

No computer can comfortably max this game right now at 1080p or higher, unless your running dual 590s or similiar.
Edited by Murlocke - 5/17/11 at 5:59pm
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but their is a downside the game is poorly optimized with my two 580GTX and the game at max i get 17fps = =
Really?!

But my 580 does mince-meal with it maxed out!
Have you tried disabling one of the cards?
Also, there's a new nVidia beta driver out today, maybe you could give it a try man!
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Really?!

But my 580 does mince-meal with it maxed out!
Have you tried disabling one of the cards?
Also, there's a new nVidia beta driver out today, maybe you could give it a try man!
He enabled ubersampling, you didn't.
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Yes, and it recommends the fastest card on the market. That's all it can recommend, 17FPS is playable.. it's just not enjoyable.

A single GTX 580 is getting 14-20FPS with ubersampling on... and the game doesn't scale well with SLI/CF.

This game IS the new Crysis. Computers won't be able maintain 30+ FPS with ubersampling on for another year or so (at 1080p), and i'll bet you'll still need the best of the best hardware at that time.
Edited by Murlocke - 5/17/11 at 6:07pm
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