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Poll Results: What are you thinking: Used Fermi for SLI, or go with Kepler?

 
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    Thinking of getting adding another cheap, used Fermi for SLI!!!
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Now, this I didn't expect biggrin.gif
Almost 25% faster than a 680 in warhead.
I'm trying to install Crysis 2, but Origin is messed up.

Yes, it's kinda strange I took such big hit in warhead. Same engine, even better optimized? Do you have 1.1 patch installed? I must investigate thinking.gif
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Yes, it's kinda strange I took such big hit in warhead. Same engine, even better optimized? Do you have 1.1 patch installed? I must investigate thinking.gif
My game executable reads 1.1.1.687, I'm guessing that's the 1.1 patch.
It is a noCD-crack, though I doubt that has any performance impact.
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When you start the game, in main menu, lover right corner... What does it say for you? Mine says 1.1.1.711. I shall reinstall and try without path.
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When you start the game, in main menu, lover right corner... What does it say for you? Mine says 1.1.1.711. I shall reinstall and try without path.
Mine says 1.1.1.687
I doubt the differences are big, if any at all.
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Mine says 1.1.1.687
I doubt the differences are big, if any at all.

Yeah, I doubt patch will have more than few frames impact... Still, my results seem very low compared to those in crysis. Mind running different bench? Ambush, same settings.
post #136 of 209
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Thanks fellas ... now we just need Youra's ... and mine ... which won't be 'til I get home, sadly.

And Dimmy, the test I picked is really not apples-to-apples with Crysis benches. Generally WH is a bit 'better optimized' but neither bench in the Crysis tool is anywhere near as difficult to run as Frost in the WH tool. I picked that one cause it's the hardest ... separates the men from the boys ... if you run ambush test it should be lots closer to what you get in regular Crysis benches.

I think it's safe to say that the 7970 clearly continues it's Crysis dominance here ... and I'm cool w/that, myself thumb.gif

What I'm most hoping to see is just Dimmy, mine, and Youra's scores falling at approximately the same level (like they should in the Frost test, all things considered).

Arni I'd be stoked to see some Crysis 2 benches if you get it working. Be cool if you did the same run as I did in the OP.
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Single 480 run with Extreme tess and 4xAA.
GPU clocks: 860/1720/1950

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I think I may just SLI my 2 480's rather than keeping one, and stepping one up to a gtx 670.
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Thanks fellas ... now we just need Youra's ... and mine ... which won't be 'til I get home, sadly.

And Dimmy, the test I picked is really not apples-to-apples with Crysis benches. Generally WH is a bit 'better optimized' but neither bench in the Crysis tool is anywhere near as difficult to run as Frost in the WH tool. I picked that one cause it's the hardest ... separates the men from the boys ... if you run ambush test it should be lots closer to what you get in regular Crysis benches.

I think it's safe to say that the 7970 clearly continues it's Crysis dominance here ... and I'm cool w/that, myself thumb.gif

What I'm most hoping to see is just Dimmy, mine, and Youra's scores falling at approximately the same level (like they should in the Frost test, all things considered).

Arni I'd be stoked to see some Crysis 2 benches if you get it working. Be cool if you did the same run as I did in the OP.

Men from boys... Lol biggrin.gif I guess you're right. I just got a little paranoid since I'm still testing my new card OC stability, and such wide discrepancy was not expected.
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480 SLi is fast!
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