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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 #171 of 1920
coolsamme, if using HDAO try switching to HBAO as I mentioned earlier.
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post #172 of 1920
Quote:
Originally Posted by Daredevil 720 View Post

coolsamme, if using HDAO try switching to HBAO as I mentioned earlier.

wow it actually makes a big difference in performance , now my fps is steady 60 and it actually gave my cards a little breathing space , i can see GPU usage fall as low as 77% from time to time , with HDAO it was flat out 99% all the time.
Thanks mate thumb.gif
Edited by RobotDevil666 - 11/29/12 at 6:43pm
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post #173 of 1920
i have an i7 2600 and a gtx660 and keep getting stuttering. annoying as hell. ive been following this thread all day to see what people are doing, just thought id add my two cents. ended up running at a 1280x720 to get 60fps at ultra with msaa off.
Edited by GavinUK86 - 11/29/12 at 7:23pm
post #174 of 1920
I thought the game releases in early December, are you guys on some early access thing?
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post #175 of 1920
I'm getting this game soon, i hope it runs smoothly at 1080p with everything low
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I'm getting this game soon, i hope it runs smoothly at 1080p with everything low
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post #177 of 1920
First off...Far Cry 3 is freakin' amazing !
I wasnt expecting it to be this fun .

Secondly, thanks everyone for the info on tweaking the game.

Thirdly, what the heck is "GPU max buffer frames" ? what do I set it at ?

I turned off V-synch and my fps went from 30 ( locked ) to around 45-65.

Heres my rig -

Intel i5 2500
8 gigs ram
GTX 660ti

Graphically, it doesnt look as realistic as BF3 , or even Crysis. The colors are still kinda saturated and cartoonish.
DirectX11 looks really good though. It's impressive.

any other suggestions for optimal settings for my rig ??

thanks !
post #178 of 1920
So is this game good? I haven't read anything about it and sold my copy that I got with my 7950 and my friends copy, but I'm getting one more key with the 7770 I got from NCIX and was thinking of keeping it or trade it for borderlands 2 since someone offered me the trade.
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post #179 of 1920
I like it because its an open island.....full of wildlife , rebels....makes it kinda unpredictable.
I also like the idea that you can gather plants to make stuff. Buy diff guns - customise them.

The opening scene is pretty amazing for a video game...feels more like a movie.

The atmosphere is really convincing.

For single player, its a lot of fun. Havent really gotten into multiplayer yet.....but in single you can choose your style of fighting - guns a blazin' or sneaking around and doing stealth kills...
or any combo of both.

Dunno what else to say other than read reviews , dont just take my word for it.

How does everyone else feel about the game here ?
post #180 of 1920
it's a great game, just not as optimised as i hoped. perhaps my expectations where too high, i dunno. if i run it at 1080p on my gtx660 it staggers around 25-30fps so i been running at 720 and its 60fps maybe 65-70% of the time. thats at ultra with msaa off. either way, its smoother and better looking than the 360 version i was gonna get. apart from how it runs, the game itself is pretty good. played it for about 8 hours today. non stop fun.
Edited by GavinUK86 - 11/29/12 at 7:25pm
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