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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 #671 of 1920
My video settings are set to Optimal. Story mode isn't bad at all but in Multiplayer I seem to take a hit "sometimes" down in the 20s but not often. Overall it's not bad and my GPU load sayed at 96-98%. One CPU core stayed at like 68%-78%. The rest around 25-50%ish give or take.

8x MSAA - 51-60fps / Multiplayer - 20-55fps
4x MSAA - 67-79fps / Multiplayer - 45-78fps
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Im having several issues with frames going from 80-40. I dont know whats up with it. Outside Im sitting around like 75 maxed to the brim at 1920x1080 but it keeps dropping to 40 sometimes 35 on and off randomly. Its making me angry!
Regretting owning 3 cards right about now.
Cant wait for crysis 3 to destroy my system as well. I dont know anymore.

Could easily be your CPU. If that is the case one or more of your cores will be locked at 100% usage.
post #673 of 1920
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It appears to have different saves based on which executable is being run. If you start in DX9 mode and then switch to DX11 (like I did) then you won't have your DX9 save games any more. I tried fooling with save game names but nothing helped. I eventually just renamed the executables so it is running the DX11 .exe with the DX9 name.

I've changed from DX9 to DX11, loads of times! And my "cloud save" has been fine smile.gif

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post #674 of 1920
Anyhow, even .70 didn't improve frame rate on my 580. Still playing on (almost) ultra, SSAO, no AA, getting 50-80 fps. Even 7870 outperforms. nVidia could remember us with older generations.
post #675 of 1920
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Anyhow, even .70 didn't improve frame rate on my 580. Still playing on (almost) ultra, SSAO, no AA, getting 50-80 fps. Even 7870 outperforms. nVidia could remember us with older generations.

I'd be quite disappointed, if just one GTX580 could max it out thinking.gif
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post #676 of 1920
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post

Im having several issues with frames going from 80-40. I dont know whats up with it. Outside Im sitting around like 75 maxed to the brim at 1920x1080 but it keeps dropping to 40 sometimes 35 on and off randomly. Its making me angry!
Regretting owning 3 cards right about now.
Cant wait for crysis 3 to destroy my system as well. I dont know anymore.

Is that with MSAA on 8x or 4x? My 4x is pretty clean in story and multiplayer. 8x in story mode is pretty decent with no serious hits... but multiplayer I take noticeable hits.
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post #677 of 1920
uh.... anybody try sweetfx?
shots on dx9
without


with



Edited by sterik01 - 12/4/12 at 8:41pm
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post #678 of 1920
So what frame rates are you looking at with a 7950 and newest drivers?

I have to turn MSAA off, and everyone to "very high" and ambi lighting to medium for a mostly solid 60 at 1080p, that sound about right?
    
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post #679 of 1920
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uh.... anybody try sweetfx?
shots on dx9
without

with

Does it effect your performance at all?
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post #680 of 1920
yes. But i just messed around with the default config and set a bunch of stuff to "1" ... On. Just messing around. Don't really want to continue the game until I get good eyecandy plus performance. I'm at mid 30's in sig laptop.

EDIT: Trying the presets that came with sweetfx... and damn.. the game looks amazing. sweetfx 1.3 biggrin.gif
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