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So yeah, what is it? Also should i get a solid 60fps with my setup with this game max out at 1080p?

Thank you.
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I don't know the light problem, but I'm smooth with a single 570 at 19x10. With a 6970 xfire you could even try ubersampling
     
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I don't know the light problem, but I'm smooth with a single 570 at 19x10. With a 6970 xfire you could even try ubersampling
Where do i find such feature? In game option?
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Where do i find such feature? In game option?
Launcher -> options
You'll find there all the advanced options
     
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So yeah, what is it? Also should i get a solid 60fps with my setup with this game max out at 1080p?

Thank you.
Light bleeding is a bug caused by 11.5b drivers. It causes light sources to bleed through solid objects, which leaves huge blobs of multicoloured light all over your screen. The severity of the problem varies for people, but for me it renders the game totally unplayable. There is a temporary workaround that involves renaming the witcher.exe config to dirt2.exe, but that will probably cause your FPS to take a hit.

As for 60fps, I was getting a solid 75-80 average before this driver debacle, so you'll be well above that range. Ubersampling is like an uber anti-aliasing and it'll cost you about 1/3rd of your FPS, but the game looks incredible with or without it. You'll be able to max everything else out easily so you really don't need it, but you're rig can probably handle it with good FPS. Of course all that depends on working drivers, which we currently do not have.
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I'm getting over 30fps+ with 2 GTX260s at 1920x1080 and everything on minus ubersampling so I don't see what you wouldn't get even better frames. Well optimized. Ubersampling is scary though. Awesome game.
    
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Well i tried Uber and i was in the 20's from the start. The textures look very washed out on people.
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and the win goes to nvidia
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and the win goes to nvidia
Can we just stop with the fanboy rubbish? I had GTX480 SLI and it was the worst setup i've ever had, just saying. But do i say AMD are better, no, because am not bound to any company name. I go with whatever company can offer a good product.
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and the win goes to nvidia
Not at all. Playing the game with everything maxed out and Uber ON with smooth FPS, no problems. Latest CAP solved my ''light bleeding'' problems.
    
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