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post #21 of 87
I'd love to know how my 4890 handles the game but unfortunately my E6850 is limiting my fps to around 20. I'll have to find out tomorrow when I get DDR3 RAM and I can use my 2500k. cant wait.
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post #22 of 87
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
So you are telling me HT adds that much performance, No just no.
why not? bf3 uses hyper threading right?
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Looks like I made the right choice moving up from a HD 6950 to a GTX 580
Nice...a $200 upgrade for absolutely no noticeable in-game difference.
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I tried running it with just one 580, then two 580's and it made zero difference I still have flawless gameplay on all multiplayer map sizes and single player.

Updating my nvidia driver to the one bf3 recommended (latest WHQL) made it not stutter any more.

Game is awesome I <3 it.
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Those results make no sense. I'm running a pair of unlocked 6950's at 840/1325 with 11.10 Preview 3 and get 45-70fps in Caspian Border with the following settings:

2560x1600
All Ultra
No AA Deferred
Medium Post-AA
50 Motion Blur
16x AF
HBAO on
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post #26 of 87
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I'm not sure if you have the game or not, but if you do you could easily do a test and see for yourself:

Server with 10-20 people on high/ultra
Server with 48+ people on high/ultra

I have no problems running the game on high with 8x AA in single player and High preset, but I get pretty frequent frame drops in multiplayer settings with all 64 slots filled.
While I haven't played on a huge server, been focusing on campaign when I have time. To me that sounds like poor optimization of the engine or some other buggage. I anticipate performance will improve with patching, not just hardware upgrades.

This sounds much like 20 people standing at the auction house during WoW rush hour times and the performance plummets the FPS to 40 just for drawing on screen characters.

I went from 40 fps to 90 fps, just going from 11.9 + CAP3 to 11.10 drivers and the first BF3 patch. So there is still work to be done on the game side. I wouldn't jump to major upgrades / hardware claims just yet.
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post #27 of 87
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Nice...a $200 upgrade for absolutely no noticeable in-game difference.
I only paid $100, and since I like to say I maxed out BF3, it has served its purpose marvelously
Edited by NFL - 10/30/11 at 12:26am
    
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post #28 of 87
Those saying AMD cards are struggling with BF3 are surely doing something wrong. I am running at 60FPS, 1080p, with all settings at medium but textures at ultra, AA and AF bumped up a bit too, on my petty 6850. Looks absolutely brilliant and perfectly smooth. Also on another benchmark I saw the 6970 was within a few FPS of a 580.
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post #29 of 87
1 GTX 570 for now (may sell one of mine unless I want to play on ultra).

High settings, and getting 50-60 fps 1920x1080 on 64-player servers. 30-40 on ultra. There seems to be some lag though even though my internet speed is awesome, so im guessing there the game is the problem.
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post #30 of 87
I'm getting about 60FPS constantly. Maybe it's my resolution, but I'm still using a 5670.
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