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The review is legit and I have to agree with them. AMD Radeon MSAA does suck a lot when it is turned on.

I really hope AMD can address this in the driver because without MSAA on both NVIDIA and AMD GPUs. AMD pulls ahead in raw performances.
 
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The review is legit and I have to agree with them. AMD Radeon MSAA does suck a lot when it is turned on.

I really hope AMD can address this in the driver because without MSAA on both NVIDIA and AMD GPUs. AMD pulls ahead in raw performances.
Its not a necessary feature though, write now is just something Nvidia fan-boy can brag about. Though it did drop my fps bt ~ 20 i did not see any difference in graphics especially @ 1440p.
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Argh! Another S.F.T.W.C.D.P.

(stupid free train wifi causes douple post)
Edited by bce22 - 10/28/11 at 1:56pm
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post
The review is legit and I have to agree with them. AMD Radeon MSAA does suck a lot when it is turned on.

I really hope AMD can address this in the driver because without MSAA on both NVIDIA and AMD GPUs. AMD pulls ahead in raw performances.
According to the benchmarks this is true. Unforuntanely right now Nvidia is far superior with msaa enabled which is the defaulted position on the striaght up Ultra setting. With it disabled amd is faster.
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You have fun maxing out the game. I tried both with AA and no AA and still get over 60fps. How can you say AMD is budget when HD 6990 is the fastest card in the world? I am sorry if you feel superior because you own Nvidia because that very very low.
No one feels superior dude, I dont work for either company. ATI offers great performance at a discounted price. How am I a fanboy for stating the truth?
I'm sure you're having excellent performance with the 6970 CF setup in your sig. I use to own a setup similar to that, so I know how powerful they are.


Btw....The Mars II is the fastest gpu, just sayin...
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I also get about 80-85% usage on the CPU. The FB2 engine was built to use each core for a different task, and also processes audio on one core if I remember the early articles. So essentially it's the same thing that BC2 had happening, one core is processing audio and it's most likely not going to take the full core to do that and the rest are calculating maybe some vertexes, texture allocations, physics and whatnot. I'm betting with a CF/SLi setup you could see 3 cores close to maxing and one sitting pretty.

I'm sure a higher core count will help with minimum fps, if the FB2 engine does use up to 8 threads.
Edited by pengs - 10/28/11 at 2:17pm
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Well, In the Beta I found out that my rig run this game at 60FPS+ "Ultra" with these settings, and there is no problem:

Gigabyte GTX 580SO, GPU at 1 Ghz, Memory at 2.4 Ghz
Intel 2600K, 5.2 Ghz, 5.1 Ghz, 5.0 Ghz, 5.0 Ghz.

I hope they fixed the activation till monday where I get home again. Last night was my last real gaming day for 3 weeks, and the activation problem ruined it totally.
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great to see my CPU will not bottleneck the game at 1920x1080
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Awh the daily BF3 benchmark thread.
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well... so glad I bought a new computer for a game that isn't even heavily cpu based
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