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Poll Results: After recent driver updates and patches are you satisfied with performance given the visuals?

 
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    Yes
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    No
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post #281 of 1920
i have random crashes with these driver and 2 580gtx in SLI @default clocks only on far cry 3

i've tried 3d mark 2011 extreme and runs fine, also unigine heaven 3.0 runs fine for 1 hour without crash...

i can't play the game like this
post #282 of 1920
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Originally Posted by Goofy Goober View Post

i have random crashes with these driver and 2 580gtx in SLI @default clocks only on far cry 3
i've tried 3d mark 2011 extreme and runs fine, also unigine heaven 3.0 runs fine for 1 hour without crash...
i can't play the game like this

Try turning up your voltage. I have noticed a lot of 500 series graphics cards crash in DX11 games at stock volts.
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Originally Posted by Evo X View Post

Try turning up your voltage. I have noticed a lot of 500 series graphics cards crash in DX11 games at stock volts.

thank you i will try with inspector, stock voltage are 1.013v for one gpu and 1.025 for the other one. setting 1.050v for both gpus is ok?
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Pre loading the Deluxe version via Steam. Hope it is more stable than pay before you play version. I'll try the VPN work around after the download completes.
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Does anyone else get FPS drops in Amanaki Town when looking at the tree?, first town in the game?
post #286 of 1920
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Ya, there are definitely still quite a few performance bugs, I've been experiencing it aswell. We should Identify them and report them to nvidia. Like the decal bug, it can be fixed somehow.

I was just about to say that changing the value of in Nvidia inspector doesn't entirely fix that , if you get into a bigger shooting it's still there , i hope there will be a patch or new drivers fixing it.
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Does anyone else get FPS drops in Amanaki Town when looking at the tree?, first town in the game?

Hmmmm not that i noticed but I'll have a look.
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post #287 of 1920
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Does anyone else get FPS drops in Amanaki Town when looking at the tree?, first town in the game?

who cares if its just in one spot lol ?
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post #288 of 1920
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I notice something very strange with my hd 7850; when I set everything to the highest in dx11, I have a very acceptable framerate with a lowest value of 35 fps. This is in NORMAL circumstances. But then, when I climb onto something, or just look into the sky, the fps drops to 20-25, even when absolutely nothing is happening up there, and I don't move the camera. The cause of this is the post fx setting. When set to high, very high or ultra, looking at the sky lags horribly, which makes no sence to me at all. When set to medium, I gain some extra fps in general, but there's also absolutely no framedrop when looking at the sky, with all the other setting on the highest. I guess I'll be playing with medium post fx for now, bus has anyone else got this problem? Hopefully a new driver or patch can fix it. Running 1.01, catalyst 12.11 beta 8.
Specs:
XFX hd 7850 1070 mhz core, 1400 mhz mem.
I5-750 @3,8 ghz
12 gb ddr3 ram.

Is that 7850 a 1gb, or 2gb model?
I have a 7870 with similar clock settings and I find that the memory usage straddles the 1gb mark. If you only have 1gb, that would explain the low fps when you crank it to high, and when you drop it to med it has less to load in the vram freeing the memory and causing the fps to go back up.
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post #289 of 1920
is it just me or does DX9 work the CPU more, and DX11 seems horribly unoptimised?!

or is it jut teh lack of GPU power that i have?
post #290 of 1920
Jeez, is anyone playing this on some slightly older GPU hardware??

This whole thread people are talking about GTX 670/680 and 7970s LOL

I'm still stuck with my 6950, anyone playing the game on that and can tell me what performance I can expect when I pick it up?
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