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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 #1031 of 1920
Wait for more magic patches to be released.
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Just checked VRAM, max settings @ 1080 and Afterburner has the game at 3180MB doh.gif
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post #1033 of 1920
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Originally Posted by ExplosiveTiger View Post

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?

AA on buildings

Quote:
Originally Posted by Forceman View Post

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?

If I set everything on Ultra, but post fx to low or medium, my fps is well over 60! However, If i use post fx on high or vhigh or ultra, the fps can go as low as 28. It is the only setting that is killing my rig.

post fx off (Ultra, 1080p)

post fx Ultra (Ultra, 1080p)


Using DX9 mode and no msaa does not help at all.
Edited by BradleyW - 12/10/12 at 1:34pm
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post #1034 of 1920
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Taken directly from ubisoft devs.

The very best thing you can do on a newer Nvidia-based system is if your looking to run everything at max, completely leave **OFF** the MSAA setting for time being ingame, and use one of these other AA fixes listed below. the internal MSAA control is very unoptimized and buggy, and causing 90% of everyones framerate drops along with crashing and stuttering/screen chop. enabling 2, 4 or 8x modes significantly increases stuttering, graphics glitches and occasional artifacting and lighting/model anomalies, and even turning on 2x can cut what was 70fps down to 30. Nvidia has already confirmed they are fixing this. But for now, AA is pretty much busted. Some people have claimed setting it through their Nvidia control panel externally fixes these issues


maybe this is helpful
post #1035 of 1920
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maybe this is helpful

link to the page where they said that? For me it was in game vsync/postfx that killed my frames im still running 2x msaa on ultra just fine...
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post #1036 of 1920
This is the single player trial mode with each kill you switch out guns

2012-12-10 14:59:38 - farcry3_d3d11
Frames: 5997 - Time: 60000ms - Avg: 99.950 - Min: 77 - Max: 122

2012-12-10 15:00:50 - farcry3_d3d11
Frames: 4978 - Time: 60000ms - Avg: 82.967 - Min: 64 - Max: 119

2012-12-10 15:01:55 - farcry3_d3d11
Frames: 4518 - Time: 60000ms - Avg: 75.300 - Min: 53 - Max: 119

2012-12-10 15:03:01 - farcry3_d3d11
Frames: 3771 - Time: 47893ms - Avg: 78.738 - Min: 24 - Max: 115



As dead bodies build up over 4 mins you can see my frames drop each benchmark mad.gif



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post #1037 of 1920
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link to the page where they said that? For me it was in game vsync/postfx that killed my frames im still running 2x msaa on ultra just fine...


i think somewhere in steam forums
post #1038 of 1920
Who else is having fx issues on high or above?
Also, has anyone tried their fps with the dx11 .exe for the game?
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post #1039 of 1920
I did a little bit of testing myself with MSI AB running in the background. Tested with alpha to coverage off and msaa off and shadows on high i get straight 60FPS. Then i did the same settings with shadows maxed and that brought me down to about 45-50FPS give or take the area you're in. Then i brought shadows back down to high and put alpha to coverage back to enhanced still with msaa off and my FPS went back to 45-50FPS give or take the area you're in. Then i turned alpha to coverage back off and msaa to 2 just 2 and my FPS went down to 29. It would not go any higher then 29 and so i turned it back off and got my 60FPS back.

So IMO msaa is very very demanding or broking and keep in mind I'm using 12.10 drivers. So for us single 7970 users msaa ain't going to happen if you want straight 60FPS. Alpha to coverage -Enhanced, MSAA - doesn't matter if it's 2,4,8, and shadows maxed, is FPS killer on a single 7970. I have not did any testing using 12.11 drivers with cap 2.

Also forgot to mention. Every other setting was maxed out even postfx with vsync on 1 with shadows on high. Alpha to coverage doesn't hit your FPS as hard as MSAA does. So for the ones thinking postfx is the problem? It isn't. MSAA is the problem.
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post #1040 of 1920
I just beat the game. I enjoyed it very much, definitely should be looked at for GOTY.

With everything maxed out with 8MSAA I stayed at a steady 60fps with some severe drops in places at 1200p. Took it down to 4MSAA and now a constant 80 max 120fps. Weird tongue.gif

Edit : Just re-read the recent posts. Will try this when I get home cause everything running smooth with x4.
Edited by Dustin1 - 12/10/12 at 3:13pm
 
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