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I don't know why but when i played The Witcher 2 yesterday, i had tried to run the game with ubersampling off, Anti Aliasing off, and i would get crashes to desktop around 15 minutes into the game. Catalyst/AMD control center is using enhance application settings to avoid Anti Aliasing issues (override AA just makes the game unplayable).

So today i tried it with ubersampling enabled, enhance application settings on, and Anti aliasing enabled on the in-game options. So far, no crashes at all, but now i'm forced to run the game at a much lower framerate. I do enjoy the Anti Aliasing working under these settings, but with this much framerate loss, it's nearly unbearable.
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Try keeping AA on and Ubersampling off

Uber renders the screen a few times, in order to take imperfections out. Will literally lower frame rate by about 1/3.
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Yeah i did try AA on and ubersampling off with: use application settings yesterday too, it still result's in a crash. I could try turning down the texture memory size. It was set to large yesterday, so i'm trying medium today.
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What are your specs?

Are you setting this in AMD catalyst controls or in the witcher menu?
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I'm running intel i7 2600 3.40ghz 8 cores, 2gb ram x2 1166mhz, Asus mobo (not sure on the brand but it's pretty recent from what i remember) and a gigabyte radeon hd 6850.
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didn't answer my 2nd question.

2600 is only 4 cores.
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Yes it's only 4 cores but when i run a program called Mz cpu accelerator, it detects 8 cores.
And im altering the witcher settings mainly, but switching back and fourth from enhance app setting to use app setting in amd control center, but nothing else.
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Yes it's only 4 cores but when i run a program called Mz cpu accelerator, it detects 8 cores.
And im altering the witcher settings mainly, but switching back and fourth from enhance app setting to use app setting in amd control center, but nothing else.
Quit downloading rando programs, never even heard of that garbage.

Turn off all settings in AMD control center. Only set them manually within TW2 start menu.

Have you installed the latest drivers? I heard AMD has been having problems getting TW2 to run correctly.
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Quit downloading rando programs, never even heard of that garbage.

Turn off all settings in AMD control center. Only set them manually within TW2 start menu.

Have you installed the latest drivers? I heard AMD has been having problems getting TW2 to run correctly.
Perhaps its reporting the core with HT on?
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Yeah maybe it's driver related because I've go no problems with uber and AA on or off, in fact with the latest patch release I've gotten better frames with uber enabled.
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