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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 #761 of 1920
so when I turned the postfx off in the xml file I barely had any fps loss @ ultra / 2x msaa w/ 670. But once I got to the second island i've been getting fps drops down to 30 fps again? Doesn't seem like its a real fps drop more like we need another driver or poor optimization in certain spots or something? I mean it hits 30 fps exactly it just kind of weird in my opinion. I guess I will turn msaa off in the game and turn fxaa on in nvidia control panel. How much nicer is msaa than fxaa?
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I wonder how the review sites are benchmarking this game i used fraps and let it run for 10 mins playing the game even in water and grass and fire and my fps are pretty good on ultra with everything maxed.
1150/1900
2012-12-05 15:28:56 - farcry3
Frames: 48284 - Time: 600000ms - Avg: 92.789 - Min: 1 - Max: 139

That's why i never believe in those cr*p. My opinion is "test it for yourself, then you'll see it". I'm getting about 10fps more with only single GTX 570 on (max settings) than on guru3d so....
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post #763 of 1920
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Im using the 310.70 drivers, I havent heard about an sli fix though. Then again havent really looked, what is it?
Scratch that, googled it and renamed the dx11 exe to original farcry3 and farcry3 to the dx11 one. Running 60fps! Now just to figure out how to get rid of this stutter
Update 2: Stutter gone by disabling in game vsnyc and enabling it through the nvcp!


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post #764 of 1920
still cant get past the incredible choppiness i experience during play. was really hopong to run cfx on this game. i am running 12.10 drivers because 12.11 never wants to work for me for some reason. anyone have any ideas?
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post #765 of 1920
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Originally Posted by Paztak View Post

Damn... Cant play, game stutters too much, even though FPS is over 60.
Also my GPU usage jumps up and down between 90-99%

Try capping your fps at 59 with MSI Afterburner. That might help reducing/removing the stuttering you experience.
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still cant get past the incredible choppiness i experience during play. was really hopong to run cfx on this game. i am running 12.10 drivers because 12.11 never wants to work for me for some reason. anyone have any ideas?

Start by adding your system specs in your sig. So we know what hardware you are running.
Have you installed the AMD caps also?
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post #766 of 1920
Definitely try the cap 2 with 12.11 latest beta... the early beta versions of 12.11 seemed to have given some people trouble. But yea add your rig in to your sig.
    
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Without CAP2 it was unplayable for me. Drops to 40 fps. Now it does good fps but there is so much stutter. After playing for 5 mins i got system hang, also random texture problems and sometimes flashing textures.

Same problem here. With the new 12.11 beta 11 and 12..11 CAP 2 I'm getting complete hard locks, crashes to desktop, BSOD's and random texture problems/artifacting just before a crash. I can play for no more than 10 - 20 mins without this happening. Game is unplayable for me right now because of this.
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Same problem here. With the new 12.11 beta 11 and 12..11 CAP 2 I'm getting complete hard locks, crashes to desktop, BSOD's and random texture problems/artifacting just before a crash. I can play for no more than 10 - 20 mins without this happening. Game is unplayable for me right now because of this.

after 20 min, I encounter hard locks on 12.11 beta 11 and 12..11 CAP 2...not happy with the driver atm.mad.gif
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after 20 min, I encounter hard locks on 12.11 beta 11 and 12..11 CAP 2...not happy with the driver atm.mad.gif

Phew, glad to see that I'm not the only one experiencing this problem. I've found that disabling crossfire seems to stop the system crashing/graphical errors, but I bought 2 7970's for nothing if I'm going to play with a single GPU.

Hopefully AMD addresses this issue and fixes it.
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Same problem here. With the new 12.11 beta 11 and 12..11 CAP 2 I'm getting complete hard locks, crashes to desktop, BSOD's and random texture problems/artifacting just before a crash. I can play for no more than 10 - 20 mins without this happening. Game is unplayable for me right now because of this.

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after 20 min, I encounter hard locks on 12.11 beta 11 and 12..11 CAP 2...not happy with the driver atm.mad.gif

I did had some odd lockup's also, i could CTRL-ALT-DEL and stop the Far Cry 3 process.
I thought it were my cards that screwed up, because i was trying to push them a little more. So, i shouldn't use Far Cry to see if my cards are stable i suppose, back to BF3 for that.
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