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FXXA is the shizz
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FXXA is the shizz

Yeah. I'm coming from a 460 and years playing WoW and League of Legends and some other games that aren't really that graphically intensive, so I'm a cheap date when it comes to impressing me with graphics. But, some people, especially people who play at the high end, really can't handle anything that's at the expense of clarity. I used to be like that raiding in WoW, because I was in a progression guild, but with how close games are getting to photo-realistic, all the bells and whistles are really nice.

So what did you decide to do? Are you going to wait for Kepler to release to see what you like? Are you going to pick up an older model card like the 500 GTX series or 6000 Radeon? Or just try your luck again with a different 7950?
 
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Yeah. I'm coming from a 460 and years playing WoW and League of Legends and some other games that aren't really that graphically intensive, so I'm a cheap date when it comes to impressing me with graphics. But, some people, especially people who play at the high end, really can't handle anything that's at the expense of clarity. I used to be like that raiding in WoW, because I was in a progression guild, but with how close games are getting to photo-realistic, all the bells and whistles are really nice.
So what did you decide to do? Are you going to wait for Kepler to release to see what you like? Are you going to pick up an older model card like the 500 GTX series or 6000 Radeon? Or just try your luck again with a different 7950?

I don't know lol. I got my 9500 GT in atm. LOL
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Hrm, I get what you mean re playing with all the bells and whistles, and I agree somewhat, however I don't know how people play with motion blur. It doesn't add anything for me and only serves to disorient me and make it more difficult to play :/
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If you're really disliking the no AA, try FXAA (which is post aa in the options) at 4x. I think you should still be well over 60 with that. Some people say it makes the game too blurry, but it's up to you what you like.

Thanks, I didn't know that. I like that a lot better.
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Yeah. I can understand that. The only two games where I didn't mind it were the ME series and Crysis 2. But I guess that's just because in those games, it's impractical for you to really run and gun the way you do in some other games, and you have a slightly longer transition between sprinting and opening up on someone, making disorientation less of an issue.

On the driver issue, which has been discussed so much recently, I think it will be really interesting to see what happens over the next month or two. With so many games coming out between now and say June-July, AMD really can't afford to have Kepler banging around, while still offering such sub-par driver support. I like the card, and I think it does everything I want it to do, runs quiet, runs cool, and whatnot, but you can't tell someone who pays 1-3k for a top of the line computer rig just to play the new shooter or new whatever that their game will be supported a month after release.

Part of me wonders if this has something to do with both PS3 and 360 running on such old graphics hardware. I can't help but feel that if these consoles ran on newer, more relevant chips, we'd probably see dev kits that inherently dealt with compatibility issues better.
 
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I don't know lol. I got my 9500 GT in atm. LOL

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Thanks, I didn't know that. I like that a lot better.

No worries dude. Pwn some Nwbs! gunner.gif
 
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My Asus HD 7950 DCII Top, as far as i tested dont have any overheating problems, i tested in these programs: 1 hour of Heaven 2.0 MAX settings, 45 minutes of metro 2033 gameplay, 3d mark vantaga, 3d mark 11 and some World of tanks gaming.
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My Asus HD 7950 DCII Top, as far as i tested dont have any overheating problems, i tested in these programs: 1 hour of Heaven 2.0 MAX settings, 45 minutes of metro 2033 gameplay, 3d mark vantaga, 3d mark 11 and some World of tanks gaming.
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Cool. I think the card's cooler is pretty awesome from all the reports I've read, there was just one batch that didn't have the heatsink properly screwed down for some reason!
 
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