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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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Hmmm Vsync setting 1 sets me to 60hz and Vsync setting 2 sets me to 30hz ? hmmm I have a 120hz monitor too. Whats going on here? Should i just leave it off? The tearing is quite bad even with 1 680.

im running a 670 with vsync off, i get absolutely no tearing with FC3... wierd.
    
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Have not really seen much of a performance increase with my 7870. Have got everything maxed out apart from sitting at 4X AA, can't go any higher. Got both my GPU and CPU overclocked as far as they can go... 4GHZ on the 1090T. Not sure if I'm bottlenecked by the CPU or GPU?
Absolutely loving the game anyway... thumb.gif

Your CPU could be holding you back. There is a review showing it. You need any i5 to not being BNed.
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Got the albino croc....but then couldn't get past the next one...killing two bears with a knife...sometimes....
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Your CPU could be holding you back. There is a review showing it. You need any i5 to not being BNed.

Yeah, I think you're right... At the time of buying I had high hopes for Bulldozer wanting to stick to the best bang-for-buck build. Now wanting the best performance out of games, I think it's time to change to Intel! It's just expensive having to fork out for a new motherboard aswell...rolleyes.gif
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Yeah, I think you're right... At the time of buying I had high hopes for Bulldozer wanting to stick to the best bang-for-buck build. Now wanting the best performance out of games, I think it's time to change to Intel! It's just expensive having to fork out for a new motherboard aswell...rolleyes.gif

I don't know maybe it's not "optimal" but at 8x with my 8350 and one gpu I'm getting ruffly 25-37 fps with no dips. When I enable SLI, I got a consistent 51-60 fps with no dips. Maybe an Intel solution would give me 10-15 more fps. I don't know. It's not entirely bad with AMD but it could improve with an Intel solution.
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Those of you using AMD latest beta driver make sure you use the 12.11 cap 2 as well!! Even for single gpu biggrin.gif I absolutely noticed a difference immediately and also during the next 3 hours of playing after that. No drops or hesitations. Game is running flawlessly as of now.

Plus I know most people in here won't fall in to this, but always make sure you are completely 100% removing any and all traces of the past driver before installation of the new set! I use the latest ATIMAN and have never had a problem since thumb.gif

I don't use vsync normally, but when I tried it I was just pegged at 60fps. Completely maxed out, HDAO, with 2xmsaa on a single 7970. Without vysnc I'm often in the 70's while roaming through the jungle and lower 60's occasionally dipping in to the high 50's in big villiages, and that's actually very rare to see that dip. Before the latest driver and cap without msaa on it would fall in to the 50's in any villiage just about so there's a very nice boost from 12.11 beta 11 with 12.11 cap 2.
    
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Hi. Don't have much time to read through the 72 pages at work. I have GTX680 SLI and the rest of the parts in my sig. What drivers should I use when I install this game tonight? Will it work right off the installation?
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I think Steam Tool does that , Google it.


Thanks though i took care of it anyways biggrin.gif I still wish there is a toggle to hold aim your weapon instead having to hold down the ads button. Especially holstering youir primary weapon.
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Hi. Don't have much time to read through the 72 pages at work. I have GTX680 SLI and the rest of the parts in my sig. What drivers should I use when I install this game tonight? Will it work right off the installation?

310.70 BETA Driver
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Quick update, running great so far on my sig rig (930@4.0, 670 @ 1320/7000) on the 310.70's, all maxed out, 1200p, no msaa/coverage, HBAO on. 60fps at nearly all times, very rare dips into 50's. I'm quite sure I could get away with 2xAA w/o any issue, but I just don't see the need. The FXAA takes care of aliasing quite well. I would like to see what it looks like w/o it though.

I so wish we could move the mini map down & to the left, and that alt-tab didn't flip the game into window mode and refuse to relinquish the focus and that we could turn DOWN the friggin DoF w/o messing with postFX entirely. Aside from that ... it's all good.
    
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