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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 #1061 of 1920
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I did do that man. I went every where even in the ocean towards the sun in different directions. I'll have to try again later though cause my girl just called and i got to go to her house.
Alright man thanks for testing. I gotta try 12.10 and see if it helps. Are you in DX11 yeah? Have you tried the d3d11.exe in the FC3 folder? My fps is extremely low when using that .exe.
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Alright man thanks for testing. I gotta try 12.10 and see if it helps. Are you in DX11 yeah? Have you tried the d3d11.exe in the FC3 folder? My fps is extremely low when using that .exe.
Rep for your help.

You do realize that if you aren't running from the FarCry3_d3d11.exe then you probably aren't running in DX11 mode? Just having DX11 mode set in the settings screen doesn't mean anything - you can run the DX9 executable and have that set to DX11 and it'll still be DX9 in-game. Which might explain why you don't see any benefit from having MSAA enabled.
post #1063 of 1920
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You do realize that if you aren't running from the FarCry3_d3d11.exe then you probably aren't running in DX11 mode? Just having DX11 mode set in the settings screen doesn't mean anything - you can run the DX9 executable and have that set to DX11 and it'll still be DX9 in-game. Which might explain why you don't see any benefit from having MSAA enabled.

yep few others have made that mistake.
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You do realize that if you aren't running from the FarCry3_d3d11.exe then you probably aren't running in DX11 mode? Just having DX11 mode set in the settings screen doesn't mean anything - you can run the DX9 executable and have that set to DX11 and it'll still be DX9 in-game. Which might explain why you don't see any benefit from having MSAA enabled.

Haha your turn biggrin.gif
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post #1065 of 1920
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Alright man thanks for testing. I gotta try 12.10 and see if it helps. Are you in DX11 yeah? Have you tried the d3d11.exe in the FC3 folder? My fps is extremely low when using that .exe.
Rep for your help.


Yeah try out different drivers, for gosh sake i can run this game with vsync forced through my NCP with ultra settings at 1080p and get a solid 60fps, i also have it installed on my gaming SSD but im only running two 580 lightnings but im not using MSAA ( only a little improvement i seen when enabling it and it tanks your fps bad )
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Yeah try out different drivers, for gosh sake i can run this game with vsync forced through my NCP with ultra settings at 1080p and get a solid 60fps, i also have it installed on my gaming SSD but im only running two 580 lightnings but im not using MSAA ( only a little improvement i seen when enabling it and it tanks your fps bad )

i hold over 50 with it maxed out on the dx11 exe on a single 7970 with msaa at 2 or 4x cant remmber but the game has issues that i recall with more then 1 ati card right now 12.11 beta 11 is the best ati driver with caps 2.
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You do realize that if you aren't running from the FarCry3_d3d11.exe then you probably aren't running in DX11 mode? Just having DX11 mode set in the settings screen doesn't mean anything - you can run the DX9 executable and have that set to DX11 and it'll still be DX9 in-game. Which might explain why you don't see any benefit from having MSAA enabled.


If im using uplay to start the game is this in dx9? Just checked and both startup options take me to uplay..

Thought id see what dx9 looked like and didnt see much difference if any at all compared to dx11. !! I notice in dx11 if i alter MSAA i see no difference only framerate drops off badly. So i presume somethings happening but really cant see it!

What should i be looking for between the two?
Edited by marsha11 - 12/11/12 at 2:05am
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If im using uplay to start the game is this in dx9? Just checked and both startup options take me to uplay..
Thought id see what dx9 looked like and didnt see much difference if any at all compared to dx11. !! I notice in dx11 if i alter MSAA i see no difference only framerate drops off badly. So i presume somethings happening but really cant see it!
What should i be looking for between the two?

Yes, using DX11.exe takes you to uplay right? How do you get around that?
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What should i be looking for between the two?

The water is noticeably better with dx11. I guess clouds as well. I'll look for more later.
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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.


hmm nice only with 1 670 ??

with sli 670 i get lower fps but that was before the patch
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