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Was curious to know if 2x 2gb 6950's can max out mettro 2033 i have all settings set to max at a resolution of 1920x1080 dx11, full eye candy on, and im guessing aaa stands for 3xaa? and ive noticed at some points i get lag, mostly situations with intense light or an action scene. Why am i getting lag?
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6950 CFX can't run Metro 2033 at Very High with that horrendous DOF enabled.
You're looking at a lot more power than that to be able to come close, I'd wager no card is actually capable as the benchmark is pretty indicative of performance in worst-case scenarios through the game.
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My 5870s from a while back could max it at at that resolution no problem. I'm pretty sure xfire 6950s could do it as well, maybe even more efficiently given the 6000 series is better than the 5000 series when it comes to DX11 rendering.

As to why you are getting "lag". Probably because the frame rate dropped to where you noticed frame skip. Metro's engine isn't the most efficient.
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With DOF enabled, no cards can do that for now. Even worse if you enabled PhysX to CPU.

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Whst is dof?

Edit: nvm depth of field
Edited by xxslay3rxx - 3/12/12 at 5:55pm
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With DOF enabled, no cards can do that for now. Even worse if you enabled PhysX to CPU.


My 580 had no problem. At all. Neither did my 5870s.

DOF is Depth of Field. Basically blurs your vision and makes you essentially near sighted based on where you are focused.
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My 580 had no problem. At all. Neither did my 5870s.
DOF is Depth of Field. Basically blurs your vision and makes you essentially near sighted based on where you are focused.

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What res were you playing at that 5870s handled it fine?? On max w/o DOF at 5870s @ 1080, they can barely hit 65fps in the metro bench maxed. Adding DOF would neuter the fps another 15-20fps. A single 580 would be hurting.
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What res were you playing at that 5870s handled it fine?? On max w/o DOF at 5870s @ 1080, they can barely hit 65fps in the metro bench maxed. Adding DOF would neuter the fps another 15-20fps. A single 580 would be hurting.

This is all at 1080.

I'm not fooling at all. I didn't say it was at 60 fps 100% of the time. The game isn't multiplayer and thus doesn't really require the constant 60 FPS, in my opinion. The FPS dropped in extremely heavy rendering situations, but there was never a moment that I couldn't play it maxed out.

When I first started playing it with my 5870s, I was conservative given my experience with my 5770s. I got curious and just turned everything up and it ran without a hitch. The engine is terrible, but it isn't going to kill everything out there.

EDIT: And Benchmark =/= Gameplay (Usually.)

A Benchmark is meant to stress as much as possible within given parameters.
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This is all at 1080.
I'm not fooling at all. I didn't say it was at 60 fps 100% of the time. The game isn't multiplayer and thus doesn't really require the constant 60 FPS, in my opinion. The FPS dropped in extremely heavy rendering situations, but there was never a moment that I couldn't play it maxed out.
When I first started playing it with my 5870s, I was conservative given my experience with my 5770s. I got curious and just turned everything up and it ran without a hitch. The engine is terrible, but it isn't going to kill everything out there.
EDIT: And Benchmark =/= Gameplay (Usually.)
A Benchmark is meant to stress as much as possible within given parameters.

When I played through Metro 2033, I regularly got fps drops below even what the benchmark gave, care to explain how?
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That's crazy. Your 5870's are faster then 2 7970's. You should never sell those ones. They must be the golden 5870's that no one has ever had. I bet they can clock to 1.5ghz on the core at stock volt too rolleyes.gif
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