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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 #681 of 1920
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I've changed from DX9 to DX11, loads of times! And my "cloud save" has been fine smile.gif

I've been burned with cloud saves before (GFWL I'm looking at you), so I prefer to keep them local.
post #682 of 1920
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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?

My 7950 is OC'd to 1200/1450, but I get solidly above 60fps (between 70 and 90) with Ultra settings, HDAO, and MSAA turned off at 1080p. This game has the best FXAA I've ever seen, thankfully. Because the MSAA eats up my framerate, MSAA 2x puts me at 50fps, and MSAA 8x gets me down to 25fps! Maybe it;s super-sampling all the foliage? Even though I have that option disabled both ingame and in Catalyst.

I wonder if there's a way to tweak the motion blur, because it just doesn't feel good. Almost like a solid blur while moving, instead of real motion blur. Aside from that, damn this game is beautiful.
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How much is this game not like FC2?
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Perfect, buying it.
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How much is this game not like FC2?

Very much like FC2 really. I dont really like the play style and the movement. Graphics are good but they are only graphics, there is much physics going on which makes it seem fake.
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post #686 of 1920
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How much is this game not like FC2?

If you wrote down the list of 'what really sucked about FC2' ... you could pretty much cross off the entire list of stuff with relation to this game. All the serious annoyances from that game are gone. They listened to the fans, for sure.

Not that far into it just yet, but so far I definitely recommend it ... and I pretty much hated FC2 thumb.gif

It's not 'perfect' by any stretch ... and you have to be the type that likes open-world gaming and don't mind that 'pacing' obviously suffers significantly in this style of game by it's very nature.
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Very much like FC2 really. I dont really like the play style and the movement. Graphics are good but they are only graphics, there is much physics going on which makes it seem fake.

Is the character movement the same?
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Sorry for little OP.

I assume you have the latest 12.11 beta11 drivers, did you OC'd the GPU via Afterburner? I just can't get even past 1000 MHz on my 7950 MSI Twin Frozr, while Im sure this GPU is doing like 1200 with no prob. Im getting artifacts on the screen immediately once I hit save. Ive got Power settings maxed (+20%). Also Ive had 7870 on my system and Ive overclocked this little brother without any issues.
Ive done full uninstall of previous beta drivers via DriverSweeper and then installed the latest beta 11. From that moment Im experiencing the mentioned problem.

Anyway Ill fill up my rig into sig once Ill get home, but Im getting pretty solid 55-60 fps on 2560x1440 with VSync, HDAO, no MSAA (eats too much FPS:), all maxed.


Thanks for the answer!

Cheers,
Tom.
post #689 of 1920
Loaded up the latest AMD driver 12.11 beta 11 and added 12.11 cap 2 for a NICE performance increase. I now get the same fps WITH MSAA that I did without it!!! Super fluid and looks beautiful! I'm beyond happy.. in fact the game ran so good I stopped even paying attention to the graphics for a while and got sucked in, it's getting really deep in the plot hahaha. I'm averaging 65 - 70fps @ 1080p, Ultra, 2x msaa, HDAO. AMD definitely got it right with this driver update biggrin.gif

Edit: I am only on one single 7970 at the moment clocked @ 1200/1600


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Is the character movement the same?

Yeah. Car is the same which i hate with only 1 camera.
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