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Poll Results: After recent driver updates and patches are you satisfied with performance given the visuals?

 
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post #1021 of 1920
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Does anyone notice some stutter when driving?

I did have a bit when running the game from a HDD!
But on an SSD or RAM drive it's almost stutter free smile.gif
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You want to disable post fx. This improves depth of field, framerate increases and overall performance. There is a guide on the ubisoft farcry forums.
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Is anyone having a hard time to put post fx any higher than medium? When I look over to the water on a certain part of the game, my fps drops to 35 but I keep 100+ in other areas lol.

Just turn the water detail down to medium. It looks abuot the same (which is pretty bad) no matter what you set it at, but high and very high have a pretty serious impact on performance for no real gain.
post #1024 of 1920
*sigh* Doesn't matter which drivers I'm on FC3 crashed on my again. This time it just froze right as i fast traveled, and made me force close it through task manager. I have no idea what in the world is causing it to crash like it does. It only happens here and there. Sometimes i can play 30 mins, 1 hour, 2 hours, then BAM.
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Source
Far Cry 3

Summary
Stopped working

Date
‎12/‎10/‎2012 11:28 AM

Status
Report sent

Description
Faulting Application Path: D:\FarCry 3\bin\farcry3_d3d11.exe

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: farcry3_d3d11.exe
Application Version: 0.1.0.1
Application Timestamp: 50ba42e8
Fault Module Name: FC3_d3d11.dll
Fault Module Version: 0.1.0.1
Fault Module Timestamp: 50ba42ac
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 01129bf3
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: 0a9e
Additional Information 2: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789
Additional Information 3: 0a9e
Additional Information 4: 0a9e372d3b4ad19135b953a78882e789

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Bucket ID: 3287614140

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post #1025 of 1920
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Does anyone notice some stutter when driving?

Yup, I get horrendous stutter when driving.
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post #1026 of 1920
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Just turn the water detail down to medium. It looks abuot the same (which is pretty bad) no matter what you set it at, but high and very high have a pretty serious impact on performance for no real gain.
This did not seem to help the fps at all. The issue is when Post FX is set to anything higher than medium. The jaggies look really bad on medium, even with alpha to coverage and 8msaa.
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post #1027 of 1920
The horrid "Stretched texture walls of death" still happens alot in my game. Ubisoft's quality control really freaking sucks nowadays

Shadows and Ambien Occulusion are the big FPS killers, hence why I never run AA in any of my games.
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Is there anything I can do to run on high post fx and still maintain a solid 60fps?
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post #1029 of 1920
I turned down post FX and am now getting really good FPS, 60-75fps without V-Sync on. Other than some loss of motion blur when moving the camera I cant really tell what is being loss. Anyone know exactly what is lost?
post #1030 of 1920
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Is there anything I can do to run on high post fx and still maintain a solid 60fps?

You're running CrossFire 7970s on a single monitor and can't get 60 FPS? Sounds like something else is going on there. Have you tried it with less than 8x MSAA? Have you tried setting PostFX to false in the .XML to disable it completely?
Edited by Forceman - 12/10/12 at 12:43pm
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