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That is such a hard estimate to give. Depending on map, whats happening, and how much is in view it varies a lot.

But on stock settings with everything on high with AA maxed out I get around 38-44fps on hue open areas, but in smaller areas I get 50-60fps. I'm getting those numbers from just playing Firestorm

On Ultra with AA mxed I get 28 minimum but mostly around 28-35fps.

This is all @ 1920x1080p
Edited by Infinitegrim - 11/7/11 at 8:32am
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Here is some more...

Opening scene from the second misson. From when you are in the LAV up until the commander at teh table says "good morning Gentleman"

All settings maxed out on high. 1920x1080 60Hz

bf3 880/1375/1175
Avg: 37.092 - Min: 27 - Max: 43

bf3 965/1400/1250
Avg: 39.333 - Min: 32 - Max: 46 (6.04% increase)

bf3 965/1500/1300
Avg: 40.104 - Min: 32 - Max: 49 (8.12% increase)

bf3 1000/1500/1300
Avg: 41.154 - Min: 32 - Max: 51 (10.95% increase)
Edited by Infinitegrim - 11/7/11 at 5:55pm
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thanks.
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thanks.
Now someone else go do these tests!

I want to know if my GPU is basically a waste or not. If indeed my CPU is holding me back I will gladly downgrade to a 6950 to save $100
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Now someone else go do these tests!

I want to know if my GPU is basically a waste or not. If indeed my CPU is holding me back I will gladly downgrade to a 6950 to save $100
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Wow. My XFX got to only 970, then it started artifacting. I leave it at 960 for 24/7 now just cuz it runs everything i use it for great so far.
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I have a MSI R6970 Lightning. Is it recommend to use a single monitor while overclocking?
 
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Wow. My XFX got to only 970, then it started artifacting. I leave it at 960 for 24/7 now just cuz it runs everything i use it for great so far.

Both of my XFX's get to 970 on stock volts, and 1050mhz @ 1300 mv.
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Both of my XFX's get to 970 on stock volts, and 1050mhz @ 1300 mv.

Are you on stock cooling? I didn't want to up my voltage since my temps are already around 80C max load in heaven.
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Reran these with new build... with NEW SETTINGS on Battlefield 3 benchmark

1920x1080 EVERYTHING on ULTRA except 0xMSAA

i5 2500k @ 4.2Ghz 4x4gb DDR3 @ 1680Mhz



880/1375/1175 63.1FPS
965/1400/1250 66.3FPS (5.7% Gain)
1000/1500/1275 69.8FPS (10.6% Gain)
Edited by Infinitegrim - 11/16/11 at 5:23pm
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