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GTX 680

So I got a Performance score of P9282 before drivers and a score of P9266 after drivers. Hmmmm.....
    
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I hav also disabled msaa in bf3 and enabled fxaa globally (since it wont let you just for BF3) and have seen no performance change from msaa. Perhaps because dice didnt put it into the game themselves? I saw better performance with the different fxaa injectors that you can download out there.
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well I don't advise this driver for a laptop....got 2 bSOD on bootup after clean installing them...hmmm

Rollin back...
post #24 of 134
I will say this though, temps seem to have dropped a degree or two from my max on the past set. My bottom card is even more of a drop. From around 70 after an hour of bf3 to 66
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Excellent. Adaptive vsync is going to be a godsend for Just Cause 2.
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I noticed about a 1FPS gain in heaven3.0 on my desktop. trying bf3 now.

44.7fps to 45.7

anyone having problem going to fullscreen in bf3? I cant get into fullscreen at all....wth?
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post #27 of 134
GTX 680
I also noticed playing WoW with the new drivers my Mhz are like maxed out all the time, before they would just be around 800-900 mhz now it's like 1100 all the time and getting really hot... I'm going to switch back.
    
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tested these quickly with BF3 worked great for me, good performance and IQ.
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I did a clean install with these and lost video when it uninstalled the old driver and never got it back. Took three reboots, powering completely down by turning off the power supply twice and moving the DVI cables around to get video back. When I got back in Windows, I reinstalled the drivers. It looked like the original uninstall completed, then the hang came on installation of the new drivers. I'm guessing when the prompt came up about the non-WHQL drivers. After reinstall, everything seems solid.
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GTX 680
So I got a Performance score of P9282 before drivers and a score of P9266 after drivers. Hmmmm.....

That could be within the margin of error. Have you ran the test more than once before and after new drivers?

There are so many factors that play into what kind of score you see that it's almost impossible to pin the blame on drivers when your score drops 20 points.
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