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You need to fix your windows virtual memory settings I bet.
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You need to fix your windows virtual memory settings I bet.
how so and to what?
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how so and to what?
Control Panel > Advanced system settings > Advance tab > Performance > Settings > Advance > Virtual Memory > Change > Select system managed size > Set > OK > Restart PC.
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There's a new CAP 4 specifically for BF3.

http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloa...-profiles.aspx

Although your issues sound like they are more than GPU driver related.
    
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CAP 4 seem to be the trick i was waiting for. Just got done play BF3 for a good solid 2 hours. All the issues I states in my first post and non existant. I knew AMD wouldn't let me down!
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post #16 of 23
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forgot to mention what I'm currently using

Driver: 11.10 preview 3 + CAPS 4

Also I'm not running any additional monitoring software (AB, Trixx, etc).
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post #17 of 23
I've had the same problems as you Gsx, but mine didn't get fixed by running 11.10 Preview 3 + cap 4, it only made it a bit better. But i still get these huge "FPS drops" og lags.
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CAP 4 seem to be the trick i was waiting for. Just got done play BF3 for a good solid 2 hours. All the issues I states in my first post and non existant. I knew AMD wouldn't let me down!
Ok, I take back this previous statement. Started to run into the same issues again with the same driver setup (11.10/cap4).

With everything set to max, I would slowly degrade in performance until it gets to the point where it's unplayable. The GPU usage would drop as well as the fps. Initially the game runs fine but once any action took place, the performance would start to degrade.

I have seem to narrow it down and found a temporary fix. Changing the in game graphic settings seem to allow my 6870's to both run at 99% and no crazy fps drops. Textures set high, AA off, AA Post to medium, everything else on ultra, af16 and HBAO on.

Disabling AA in game makes it look pretty crappy so what I've done is force 4aa within CCC and makes it look considerably better with no performance loss either.

Some issues I'm still dealing with but aren't as problematic as above.

-Game crashes at start-up. It will load into a black screen and just sit there. The work around is just to close game and relaunch. Usually 2nd launch it loads right up

-Loading times are still long

-Sometimes only one card will run at 99% usage while the other card is just idling. Usually just minimizing to desktop and back to game with initialize the 2nd card.

-Every now and than I'll get a green flicker but rarely happens.

**None of these issues come up while running a single GPU**

So as of now, the game runs beautifully with the work around above. Wit that being said, I sure hope AMD solves this problem or I just might go to the green side with just one single powerful GPU. Hope this helps some of you guys.
Edited by GsxR1000Ryda - 11/4/11 at 11:10am
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post #19 of 23
I own the single slot solution 6870x2 by Powercolor and I'm also facing similar problems.

Very frustrating.. You'd expect things to just work after you shell out $500 nowadays.
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I own the single slot solution 6870x2 by Powercolor and I'm also facing similar problems.

Very frustrating.. You'd expect things to just work after you shell out $500 nowadays.
Did you try the solution above?
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