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Can it run The Witcher 2 at 1080p, max settings with Ubersampling ON, 30FPS minimum ?

It seems reviewers are ignoring the most important titles, instead focusing on Mass Effect 3 (running on an old engine) or Skyrim (again old engine). How about The Witcher 2 ?
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Originally Posted by Wulfgar View Post

Can it run The Witcher 2 at 1080p, max settings with Ubersampling ON, 30FPS minimum ?
It seems reviewers are ignoring the most important titles, instead focusing on Mass Effect 3 (running on an old engine) or Skyrim (again old engine). How about The Witcher 2 ?

Based on these graphs by Hardware Canucks, I think it likely will.

Note these graphs are with Ubersampling OFF though.
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http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/52616-nvidia-geforce-gtx-680-2gb-review-21.html
post #3 of 11
I could get 30FPS on my OC'd 480 but just barely. It played like console game basically. You should be able to do it but expect it to be choppy unless you are seriously OC'd or have two cards.

As far as performance the new cards from both companies are within margin of error in The Witcher 2.
    
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I feel the same way about the Metro 2033 benchmarks.. what a crap game.
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post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by windfire View Post

Based on these graphs by Hardware Canucks, I think it likely will.
Note these graphs are with Ubersampling OFF though.
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Based on those i'm going to say it would be in the 20-30 with ubersampling at 1080p with everything maxed, definitely not enjoyable. mad.gif
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Looks like a single GTX680 is unable to deliver that 30fps min. Take a look at the chart below for Witcher 2 SSAA Benchmark at 1920x1080:-

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(source: http://www.computerbase.de/artikel/grafikkarten/2012/test-nvidia-geforce-gtx-680/14/#abschnitt_leistung_mit_ssaa)
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Originally Posted by windfire View Post

Based on these graphs by Hardware Canucks, I think it likely will.
Note these graphs are with Ubersampling OFF though.
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http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/52616-nvidia-geforce-gtx-680-2gb-review-21.html

That very same review has benches of it with Ubersampling on. (Albeit at 2560x1600)

GTX-680-76.jpg

I don't think dropping resolution to 1080p will shoot the framerate above 30fps though.
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That very same review has benches of it with Ubersampling on. (Albeit at 2560x1600)
GTX-680-76.jpg
I don't think dropping resolution to 1080p will shoot the framerate above 30fps though.

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BRB need 4 680's to get 60 fps
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post #9 of 11
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BRB need 4 680's to get 60 fps

Ya if only... if SLI/Crossfire scaled that well, most people would be very happy, 4 680s in SLI would most likely get you 40 FPS.
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Correct me if I am wrong - ubersampling is an acronym for the supersampling that AMD hardware natively support. I presume the above chart is skewed since I trust hardware.fr by heart.
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