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post #1371 of 1920
Well so far I am quite frustrated. I finally purchased Far Cry 3 thinking "I'm sure i'll be able to play it on low settings" considering that I can play Crysis Warhead on Medium settings @ 1920 x 1080 without issue. But I cannot. FRAPS shows me getting about 40 frames on average but the game plays extremely choppy. I have un-installed and re-installed my 12.11 drivers and have had absolutely no success. What's the issue? I know my 6670 + A10-5800K aren't very strong but if I can play Crysis then why in the world is Far Cry 3 so choppy EVEN when I am getting about 45FPS????
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I also turned from DX11 to DX9 and it's still hardly playable @ 1920 x 1080. Meanwhile I can play BF3 on High, Batman:Arkham Asylum on high w/ DX9, Sleeping Dogs on medium. Horrible drivers? Whats going on? Even when I can technically "Play" the game but there's noticeable drops in frames quiet often. I dropped down to 1280 x 720 and it still has FPS spikes. Surely this isn't normal? Can I get any suggestions?

I meet the "Recommended requirements"
Edited by M3T4LM4N222 - 12/31/12 at 4:38am
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post #1373 of 1920
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Originally Posted by SlackerITGuy View Post


The Triple Buffering setting in the NVIDIA Control Panel is for OpenGL games only.

If you really want TB in DirectX games (if the engine doesn't have support for it natively), download D3DOverrider.

Yep, I know. I was just stating the things I enabled in the order that they were talked about in in the post I quoted is all smile.gif I figured

And what I enabled ended up doing something, game's working a lot smoother. Any Nvidia owner having problems, I recommend trying his settings thumb.gif
Edited by dph314 - 12/31/12 at 8:16am
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post #1374 of 1920
How does it run on gtx 570?!
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New Beta should be out some time in january. I think January 7th. I was told by an AMD rep before xmas. It will be made purely for Far Cry 3 optimizations, so hopefullly we should see a 50% fps increase at the very most on a single 7970 for instance
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New Beta should be out some time in january. I think January 7th. I was told by an AMD rep before xmas. It will be made purely for Far Cry 3 optimizations, so hopefullly we should see a 50% fps increase at the very most on a single 7970 for instance

That's really good news. I wonder if it will be the same for Nvidia though?
post #1377 of 1920
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

New Beta should be out some time in january. I think January 7th. I was told by an AMD rep before xmas. It will be made purely for Far Cry 3 optimizations, so hopefullly we should see a 50% fps increase at the very most on a single 7970 for instance

That is awesome! I can't wait.... I'm actually holding back on playing the game cause of this. I think I stare at it at least 10 times in a day in my library. tongue.gif
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post #1378 of 1920
How do i fix the laggy cutscenes the opening video is running like 10fps but in game is good using a 7870 with 12.11/cap2? Playing on DX9
post #1379 of 1920
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That's really good news. I wonder if it will be the same for Nvidia though?

Nvidia already released drivers for significant FC3 performance on day 1 (+35% I believe with the 310's). The only increases we'll see now are the usual 5-15% here and there (and Nvidia usually over-estimates).

But yeah, AMD really needs to release that driver soon. I hope everyone having problems with AMD cards gets that 50% increase thumb.gif
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Well so far I am quite frustrated. I finally purchased Far Cry 3 thinking "I'm sure i'll be able to play it on low settings" considering that I can play Crysis Warhead on Medium settings @ 1920 x 1080 without issue. But I cannot. FRAPS shows me getting about 40 frames on average but the game plays extremely choppy. I have un-installed and re-installed my 12.11 drivers and have had absolutely no success. What's the issue? I know my 6670 + A10-5800K aren't very strong but if I can play Crysis then why in the world is Far Cry 3 so choppy EVEN when I am getting about 45FPS????

Don't feel to bad. I get 25fps to 85fps with three 7970's. Game seems to run the best with one GPU. When all three cards are in use I have more drops in frame rate random and not like the NVidia pic before I get fps drops every few seconds.

I open up the game every day hoping I can finally play it hoping maybe a patch fix or something. I'm still on the first gathering assignment in the game. I'll play the game 5 weeks after the release date maybe if AMD releases a okay driver next week. If not I probably will be playing the game 8 week or more after release date. Or when I sell these cards and buy Nvidia.
 
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