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6970 averaging 1fps behind a 580 and they need to driver optimize

Also: "This suggests to us that Battlefield 3 is not very CPU demanding, at least not enough to max out a quad-core processor, which is precisely what the CPU utilization data above suggested."

And yet I'm CPU bottlenecked =(
I was referring to the MSAA bringing down the fps. Unless of course this is an indication of quality MSAA as opposed to Nvidia having a better MSAA solution.
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post #32 of 91
They are using the same single player cut scene that Tom's used. I really don't think your going to see the CPU or GPU sweat until you start playing on some 64 man servers.
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I'm glad to see my Phenom II can still bring in roughly the same numbers as the SB i5 and i7 CPUs. I'll still need to upgrade eventually, but I don't have to feel like I'm already way behind. I really like this new engine. It puts the load on the GPU, and scales quite well doing so.
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Awesome video card performance info. Thanks for posting.
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Who cares about MSAA .. Does it added any graphical advantages? Also they should have made the game more CPU bound. Nvidia fan-boys are raging cause their GTX57/80 is now on pair with HD695/70. Even if they fix the performance with drivers cause by MSAA i am not going to use it cause it utterly pointless.
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Did you actually read the article you linked to? Crossfire was broken in their review...
Did YOU read the review? There's a fix for the stuttering in Crossfire.
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So in terms of CPUs how does a C2Q fair? I assume it isn't a bottleneck like the rest of them?
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So in terms of CPUs how does a C2Q fair? I assume it isn't a bottleneck like the rest of them?
3.0Ghz+ Should be fine.
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Like everyone has been saying this game is extremely GPU bound. I remember Jagged_steel posted that stupid BF3 benchmark over and over to show how "fast" FX was at games too...
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What's with MSAA? i don't really see the need for it at 1080p and above, especially when you have FXAA that does the same thing with less performance impact. Personally for me, i would take higher resolution and better textures, effects, etc. before i even think to enable AA. it's the least important to me, since it's merely smoothing out lines and not something as drastic as texture quality.
     
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