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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 #201 of 1920
Not running Nvidia, but I haven't seen a AMD thread so here we go.
My cpu usage stays pretty low 15-30% on average whenever I've looked down at my gamepad when in game, and gpu sits around 90% with how I have it setup. With vsync disabled I was getting about 45fps with my 7870 on these settings but the tearing was damn near unbearable so I locked the fps to 30 and it runs smooth as butter even in the middle of the ****.
Games damn pretty, first time in a while that I've forgotten about the "graphics" of a game completely and just got lost in it.
Not sure why my overlay didn't show up in screenshots, will look into that tomorrow.

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And to the guy who made a comment, I did obtain this game through other means. I get this game for free with the purchase of my 7870, it just has not arrived, nor is it unlocked over here yet. It was just to pretty to wait.

Anyone want to give me a 30 second explanation of the "SSAO method" setting? I didn't notice a difference quality/performance wise between them in the 10 seconds of effort I put into looking at it.
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Ultra settings with 2xMSAA I avg 60fps.. err to the side of 65 - 75 when running around and 58 - 62fps in fights. I'm on a single 7970 at the moment clocked @ 1200/1575 and this game is gorgeous!!!! Runs so smooth!

Note: I'm also on older drivers. I will install the latest 12.11 beta whatever it is currently and see if it picks up even more biggrin.gif
    
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Quote:
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And to the guy who made a comment, I did obtain this game through other means. I get this game for free with the purchase of my 7870, it just has not arrived, nor is it unlocked over here yet. It was just to pretty to wait.
Anyone want to give me a 30 second explanation of the "SSAO method" setting? I didn't notice a difference quality/performance wise between them in the 10 seconds of effort I put into looking at it.

This is what DareDevil 720 says:

HDAO = High Definition Ambient Occlusion (AMD's implementation of SSAO)
HBAO = Horizon Based Ambient Occlusion

Both are better than plain SSAO. If you're using an ATI GPU go with HDAO, else if you're team green choose HBAO.

HDAO performs about 10FPS less than HBAO for me, while still being inferior to the latter

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post #204 of 1920
Hey guys. This is the first game in a while that really interests me, so I just wanted to ask: What kinda performance I would get on my sig-rig? I havent read all the threads based on FC3 but it seems it isnt the most optimized game around...

Thanks.
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post #205 of 1920
This is ridiculous!! FarCry 3 is unable to connect render the game useless!! if i can't connect i can't play the single player?!! what is that? I can play fine but the moment i craft something the game stops playing and nothing i can do except quit the game!!
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Quote:
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I think all these B-holes are playing pirated copies.

Europe my friend... it got released yesterday here.
 
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post #207 of 1920
Now I get it. Nvidia's default bits in 301.64 run fine, but fire a weapon and framerate drops. The bits in the first post don't have that issue but run slightly slower (around 5fps slower)
Rammed everything at Ultra, 2x MSAA. 57fps average, 41fps in a town with 60-72% SLI usage.
Quite often I see a few rendering glitches (I don't see em in other games)
Very SAD sweetFX doesn't work in this game.
post #208 of 1920
Quote:
Originally Posted by rubicsphere View Post

I think all these B-holes are playing pirated copies.

Quote:
Originally Posted by OstiasMoscas View Post

Not all of us, no. FC3 released on the 29th in the Nordic countries, and 30th in the UK. The US release date is December 4th.

Since hardly any developers release demos any more it is a way to demo, play before you pay. In this case the game has poor optimization so I will wait until it gets more patches before I purchase. I bought FC2 and it sucked so it's payback, lol!
Edited by broken pixel - 11/30/12 at 2:58am
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I tried the new magic betas for FC3 but it would always blank out and I would have to log out of windows to kill the game. So I went back to the 306s. It played fine all the way up to when you bring back the mushroom and Jason is thanking the Dr. the driver crashed. :/ I get around 50- 70 fps, vsync with 2x, ultra on geomentry the rest set to high. I did notice when using the hunting cyringe my frames dropped to the 30s. One thing that sucks is they did not include the option to toggle keys. Sucks holding the right mouse button to go iron sites.
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post #210 of 1920
What's funny is that with VSync on (1 frame) I get lower FPS than without it, while being below the 60FPS mark. But it's not the usual thing where if you fall below 60 it caps at 40 and then at 30, 20, 15, etc. It was dropping me from 59-60 to 51-52. Also allowing the GPU to buffer up to 5 frames doesn't help at all.

Having said that, I would prefer forcing (adaptive) VSync on from NV's Control Panel.
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