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post #81 of 129
gonna update, PS2 updates should be nice but i currently play it fine tbh

Updating as Borderlands 2 should work better even though its not released yet
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While less frequent, I'm still getting annoying driver crashes in W8. Randomly when I open context menus my screen locks up for a few seconds and I get the NVIDIA driver crash notification in the tray. By the looks of it though my BF3 isn't crashing anymore.
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I'm new to folding, just got my GPU to work with it last night (670 FTW edition)
Will this driver break that function or should I stick to my current driver 306.02
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post #84 of 129
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

I'm new to folding, just got my GPU to work with it last night (670 FTW edition)
Will this driver break that function or should I stick to my current driver 306.02

Updating drivers should not interfere with your folding configuration.
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post #85 of 129
So far not noticing any tangible difference between this and the previous beta drivers in GW2.

I am however noticing increased lag in big world events like the Shatterer or the one in Sparkfly Fen (don't remember boss's name), but not sure if that's related to this or just sucky internet performance that day. Will have to try a few more of these kinds of events on the new driver and the beta drivers.
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Hmm on BF3 I'm still only seeing 40-50 % usage on my 560TI SLI setup (1920X1080 @ 120Hz High settings no AA or HBAO or HABO or ... well H-something) I'm thinking it has to do with my CPU not feeding them fast enough, I cant think of anything it else might be... (AMD 965BE @ 4.0 Ghz)
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I didn't play Sleeping Dogs on the beta's, but I got it last night and I can definitely say that the SLI profile is doing it's thing smile.gif 99% load on each card, ran beautifully. I'll look forward to performance improvements with future drivers though, since it's an AMD game and obviously runs much better on 7970s I would assume. I'm getting ~70fps min's and ~90fps max's during gameplay, pretty demanding game. Would like to see "15% performance increase in Sleeping Dogs" in the next driver notes upsidedwnsmiley.gif
Edited by dph314 - 9/17/12 at 1:54pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by flv1333 View Post

Hmm on BF3 I'm still only seeing 40-50 % usage on my 560TI SLI setup (1920X1080 @ 120Hz High settings no AA or HBAO or HABO or ... well H-something) I'm thinking it has to do with my CPU not feeding them fast enough, I cant think of anything it else might be... (AMD 965BE @ 4.0 Ghz)

Try turning off SLI and seeing how high of usage and what frames you are getting with just one 560ti

BF3 is reportedly one of the few games that leans on the CPU
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 9/17/12 at 9:49am
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Haven't fully tested performance increases, but I have noticed much better stability overall. Less crashing in certain multi-tasking environments, and GTA IV crashes are now limited to GWL issues.
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Try turning off SLI and seeing how high of usage and what frames you are getting with just one 560ti
BF3 is reportedly one of the few games that leans on the CPU

Yep... with one card its 80-95%. I'm just wating for the taxreturn and am going for a I5-3570K... that should reduce if not remove the CPU bottleneck.

But back on topic, there is an increase in FPS for GW2 on 301 i was at 30ish now am running about 40-60
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