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Ok ive just learned that another thing 7970 owners need to do for performance and quality is:


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EDIT: BF3 just got a 7970 card optimization in the last patch update...... If you use AMD optimized, it doesnt take advantage of the applications optimizations for the 7970
Edited by Denim-187 - 2/16/12 at 8:00pm
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Ok ive just learned that another thing 7970 owners need to do for performance and quality is:
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Not sure if serious... can you explain?
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Not sure if serious... can you explain?

Yea, I think he's got it backwards.
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BF3 just got a 7970 card optimization in the last patch update...... If you use AMD optimized, it doesnt take advantage of the applications optimizations for the 7970 smile.gif
Good explanation?

i'll edit my original post so no confusion biggrin.gif

BTW, i highly recommend 12.2 pre-certified driver + 12.1 CAP3 drivers for 7900 series.
Tested and a great improvement in IQ and smoothness in BF3
Edited by Denim-187 - 2/16/12 at 8:04pm
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Thanks Denim, that makes more sense. I'm also pleased w/ pre drivers so far as well. Not sure I'm noticing any improvement but that's because my game has been butter smooth on auto settings since I installed my cards.
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BF3 just got a 7970 card optimization in the last patch update...... If you use AMD optimized, it doesnt take advantage of the applications optimizations for the 7970 smile.gif
Good explanation?
i'll edit my original post so no confusion biggrin.gif
BTW, i highly recommend 12.2 pre-certified driver + 12.1 CAP3 drivers for 7900 series.
Tested and a great improvement in IQ and smoothness in BF3

That's the opposite of what that slider does! When set to Optimized, it follows AMD's optimization on a per application basis. When you set it to use application, it bypasses AMD's settings and follows whatever Tessellation factor the game demands. There's a whole other aspect to that slider as well, namely tess cheating in benchmarks, but that's a whole other can of worms.
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That's the opposite of what that slider does! When set to Optimized, it follows AMD's optimization on a per application basis. When you set it to use application, it bypasses AMD's settings and follows whatever Tessellation factor the game demands. There's a whole other aspect to that slider as well, namely tess cheating in benchmarks, but that's a whole other can of worms.

DUDE..... the actual game BF3 got the optimizations in place "in the latest patch update"...... NOT AMD


Quote:
We are releasing a minor PC update that aims to improve general performance and stability and solve some reproducible crash issues. The update also includes support for the upcoming Intel “Ivy Bridge” product line and performance improvements on AMD Radeon 7xxx series graphics cards .
List of issues fixed:


Support for Intel’s new Ivy Bridge product line (as yet unreleased)

Fixes for two reproducible client crashes:
Operation Firestorm- Conquest Large – Fixed a client crash when users spawn in certain vehicles.

Canals - Rush – Fixed a client crash at the 2nd set of mcoms if the player drives a vehicle into the vicinity of the exploding rocket battery.

AMD Radeon 7xxx series performance improvements

This minor fix is releasing on the 14th February, 8AM UT. This download will be via Origin.

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DUDE..... the actual game BF3 got the optimizations in place "in the latest patch update"...... NOT AMD
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We are releasing a minor PC update that aims to improve general performance and stability and solve some reproducible crash issues. The update also includes support for the upcoming Intel “Ivy Bridge” product line and performance improvements on AMD Radeon 7xxx series graphics cards .
List of issues fixed:
Support for Intel’s new Ivy Bridge product line (as yet unreleased)
Fixes for two reproducible client crashes:
Operation Firestorm- Conquest Large – Fixed a client crash when users spawn in certain vehicles.
Canals - Rush – Fixed a client crash at the 2nd set of mcoms if the player drives a vehicle into the vicinity of the exploding rocket battery.
AMD Radeon 7xxx series performance improvements
This minor fix is releasing on the 14th February, 8AM UT. This download will be via Origin.

LOL, you still don't understand how that slider works and I'm not sure I can deftly explain it w/o opening a can of worms. You need to google some.
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nooooo tsm106 don't open that can please. had enough worms around lately already.

Honestly I'm not sure what problems people have been having as I've been playing bf3
max settings on my 7970 at 1920X1280 and Im getting almost 100fps with no glitches,
halts,stutters or anything like that its been perfectly smooth.
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LOL, you still don't understand how that slider works and I'm not sure I can deftly explain it w/o opening a can of worms. You need to google some.

Are you trying to say that my knowledge is inferior to yours? Thats a little conceited and arrogant wouldnt you say?
But who cares this is the net right?

I know exatly what im talking about and if you havn't bothered to take the time and test both settings for your self, then i don't take anything you say into account.

For the fun of it... i did some google-ing and found this and this, what this says is that the applications optimizations have been updated beyond AMD's.


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Tessellation Controls

Supported on the ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series and the AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
New settings give users full control over the Tessellation levels used in applications.

The default selection “AMD Optimized” setting is intended to set the best level of Tessellation on a per application basis. The “AMD Optimized” setting is designed to help users get the maximum visual benefit of Tessellation, while minimizing the performance impact associated with enabling Tessellation. Currently no applications have been profiled.
The “Use Application Settings” option gives applications full control over the Tessellation level.
Users can also manually set the maximum tessellation level used by applications with the slider control
Morphological Anti-Aliasing support for the ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

AMD Catalyst now includes official support for Morphological Anti-Aliasing for the ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series



But you know better right? thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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