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Originally Posted by cudahh View Post

Yeah its pretty much an FPS issue... I've seen benchmarks of people getting well over 70 fps in BF3 with a 670, I only get 45-52. On Skyrim my FPS is even lower, I have the latest drivers and everything.

My 955BE also hit it's wall at 52 fps.
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So wait, how hot does it run on Prime 95?
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post #33 of 52
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so tell me why i can play bf3 on eyefinity with my sig rig and fluid frame rates?

Well, are you getting "45-52" fps?
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I had an FX-8120 at 4.4Ghz and a 670 and I constantly had good frames in BF3 even on 64 man servers. Your issue sounds weird
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If you're running on "Ultra" preset with full MSAA and everything, that's your problem. Disable MSAA and use FXAA instead. Overclock your GPU a little, and the problem should go away. Yes, getting an Intel CPU would give you better minimum framerates, but you've already got the FX, and there's nothing wrong with that chip for a single GPU situation right now.
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What ram are you running?
 
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post #37 of 52
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If you're running on "Ultra" preset with full MSAA and everything, that's your problem. Disable MSAA and use FXAA instead. Overclock your GPU a little, and the problem should go away. Yes, getting an Intel CPU would give you better minimum framerates, but you've already got the FX, and there's nothing wrong with that chip for a single GPU situation right now.

This. Stick with your AMD investment, and get the new version of the chip when it comes out, that 10% IPC improvement is looking really good, should put the new version of the chip on a par with Sandy Bridge, maybe even pass it. Probably won't quite reach Ivy Bridge, but swapping out one chip is a far lesser cost than replacing your board and chip together, plus Windows won't need re-activating.
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A FX 8150 running stable at 4.4 GHz should play BF3 very well with a GTX 670. He also does not state what settings in BF3 he is running... using FXAA or MSAA will make a huge difference on his card... about 30+ fps difference from 4xMSAA to FXAA, according to this http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/598?vs=550
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Let's keep the thread on topic please guys. thumb.gif
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I don't consider it being a fanboy, offering it as an option after you have tried to actually help.
But to those who show up to almost every thread concerning AMD gaming performance and offer no actual help to the thread starter... but instead spam benchmark pictures and tell them they need to buy an Intel system... they are fanboys. No doubt about it.
They do not try to help anyone and almost invariably own Intel CPUs. They troll the AMD forums constantly and I wish the moderators would actually stop this practice with infractions. Many threads are completely cluttered with the arguments and posts of utter crap that has nothing to do with the original post.
As for the thread. A FX 8150 running stable at 4.4 GHz should play BF3 very well with a GTX 670. He also does not state what settings in BF3 he is running... using FXAA or MSAA will make a huge difference on his card... about 30+ fps difference from 4xMSAA to FXAA, according to this http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/598?vs=550
I see.. well I apologize on behalf of there childish actions. Wondering why my post got deleted though..
Anyways back about the thread, a couple posts ago I posted a review of a 8150 doing GREAT in bf3, so my guess is that your cpu is either getting to hot, your overclock is not stable or something is wrong with the 670. I would test the 670 first as that is the easiest(a couple runs of maxed out heaven and post the graphs from afterburner or whatever you use).
Edited by General123 - 8/26/12 at 12:23am
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