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Yeah my 3770k at 5.2ghz bottlenecks Max Payne 3 and Borderlands 2. "when trying to hold down 120fps"
You really need to always go for the fastest 4 cores you can get XD

Are you sure your CPU is bottlenecking? What program do you use to monitor cpu usage? On my 2600k at 4.5ghz currently I don't BNeck on max payne 3.
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Yeah my 3770k at 5.2ghz bottlenecks Max Payne 3 and Borderlands 2. "when trying to hold down 120fps"
You really need to always go for the fastest 4 cores you can get XD

Not sure if serious.

I'd like to see how you're cooling that CPU at 5.2GHZ, and for sure I can tell you there's no bottleneck on your system, I play with 2x GTX680's as well and there's no bottleneck at all after 4.8GHz. thumb.gif
    
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CPU bottleneck? with a 2600k?

Game feels badly optimized.

Outside of major cities I get above 100 FPS but go into a city? Bam, hard frame rate drop to 35ish (with stock settings), 40ish (with 4.2) and 45ish with (4.5).

Only setting to make a difference on the dips was Environmental Quality but I noticed more pop in with it set lower. AA (both in game and forced) and resolution doesn't seem to affect these dips.

I'm guessing at 5 ghz the game will play with dips to 50 FPS which would be totally acceptable.

I can play with any of those FPS but I'm getting hard drops from upper 100 FPS to 30/40 FPS and back up when running around. Been forced to limit my FPS to 60 so I don't notice the drops in FPS (they were giving me headaches).

Also currently SLI is broken. Deep snow flickers and some times I get negative scaling.

Oh 3dvision is also broken (not that I can use it with the FPS dips).

Aside all the problems, I'm still playing the game. Just wish the game was more polished so i can enjoy the game more.

I couldn't get immersed at all in the beginning with the horses. The starting character's cape always glitched on the horse for me. Annoyed the crap out of me.
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I was totally looking forward to assassin's creed until I saw the horrible buggy performance on my friend's computer...
Man those shadows still look bad!Game still looks worse than any other direct x9 game(e.g.The witcher 2)...Sigh...Why can't they just make a game looks great for once? Did I mention that the game also suffers from texture problems?
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I was totally looking forward to assassin's creed until I saw the horrible buggy performance on my friend's computer...
Man those shadows still look bad!Game still looks worse than any other direct x9 game(e.g.The witcher 2)...Sigh...Why can't they just make a game looks great for once? Did I mention that the game also suffers from texture problems?

I thought the shadows looked pretty good in town, but them tree shadows, all of my disgust, worse than Skyrim shadows on medium -.-
    
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Most of the foliage looks like rubbish too.

Need to find good settings to just blur everything out.

Game looks awesome a few feet back but we're PC gamers.
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Not sure if serious.
I'd like to see how you're cooling that CPU at 5.2GHZ, and for sure I can tell you there's no bottleneck on your system, I play with 2x GTX680's as well and there's no bottleneck at all after 4.8GHz. thumb.gif





If i can not do 120fps im bottle necked imo.
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Doesn't really prove you're playing with it at 5.2GHz, and an H100.... I seriously doubt you can keep reasonable temperatures with that cooler at those clocks, that is simply nuts! eek.gif

You're not bottlenecked, the game is just not optimized properly, that's it, there's no way in world that an i7 3770k clocked above 4.5GHz could bottleneck two GTX680's in SLI, don't call that bottleneck, call that crap console port. thumb.gif
    
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Doesn't really prove you're playing with it at 5.2GHz, and an H100.... I seriously doubt you can keep reasonable temperatures with that cooler at those clocks, that is simply nuts! :eek:
You're not bottlenecked, the game is just not optimized properly, that's it, there's no way in world that an i7 3770k clocked above 4.5GHz could bottleneck two GTX680's in SLI, don't call that bottleneck, call that crap console port. thumb.gif

Sure there is i only break 80c on one core.. 25c from TJ max after 8 hrs of Prime95..
Im Volt limited not Heat limited wink.gif







Take notice in the lapping pics that the area the cores makes contact with the IHS is the lowest point on the IHS...
My Goal was making a Flat IHS not so much one that is is nice and shiny.

I am in the Delidded and 5 ghz club..

It was in my Sig but i had to quote somebody who said a 8350 was faster then a 3770k clock for clock... so i lost all my Sigs and removed his quote when he learned the error in his ways.
Edited by Hokies83 - 11/25/12 at 5:31pm
    
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I was totally looking forward to assassin's creed until I saw the horrible buggy performance on my friend's computer...
Man those shadows still look bad!Game still looks worse than any other direct x9 game(e.g.The witcher 2)...Sigh...Why can't they just make a game looks great for once? Did I mention that the game also suffers from texture problems?

witcher 2 looks better than most dx 11 games, so not the fairest comparison of all time. Brotherhood and revelations looked fantastic to me have not seen 3 yet though.
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