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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 #921 of 1920
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I have a huge problem right now. The voice of the actors isnt working, but the music is .. anyone?

Update your sound drivers, I also disabled the AMD sound driver not sure which one made the difference. I had the same problem.
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So Uplay updated right now and now i cant get vsync to work in game or forced through NCP. Anyone have any ideas?
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Hello OCN, if somebody could help me out, I would greatly appreciate it...

2560x1600, two 670's OC to 1240mhz, 2500k at 4.5ghz, 310.70 drivers fresh install of Windows 8

FC3 settings = Ultra, HBAO, MSAA 2x, 2560x1600

I just bought FC3 and did the first few missions....now I'm set loose and able to do whatever I want. I have noticed the FPS considerably drop off while fighting baddies....like it goes from 60 to 20 as soon as I start firing my AK-47....while walking along the beach or streets, I'm usually holding 50-60fps with no problems....very smooth and feels like a well optimized game....but I just don't understand the huge tank in FPS while fighting baddies....I can understand it dropping a few fps, but something definitely feels wrong going from 60 to 20fps

I've tried going from 2x MSAA to no MSAA...it still lags while fighting baddies...I also dropped it from ULTRA to VERY HIGH, and I still experience this while fighting baddies....is there something I am missing? I bought FC3 to treat myself for the weekend, but now I'm crippled since the game is unplayable when fighting
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Drop PostFX down to medium or low and gain a crapload of FPS
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So what would you guys say is the best settings combination for a single 7950 at 1080p?
    
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Drop PostFX down to medium or low and gain a crapload of FPS

I just tried it and it still lags frown.gif
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post #927 of 1920
I just fixed my issue by disabling 3D ( i game alot in 3D but FC3 is pretty poor in 3D )
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Drop PostFX down to medium or low and gain a crapload of FPS

I just tried it and it still lags frown.gif

Hi,
Try inserting this code into your Gamer Profile.xml (Libraries/Documents/My Games/Far Cry 3/Gamer Profile.xml)
Code:
<Post>
                        <quality GameDepthOfField="0" CinematicDepthOfField="0" MotionBlur="0" id="low" />
                </Post>

Insert it right above this line -
Code:
</RenderProfile>
And make sure you turn PostFX to low within the game as well.
Also make the file read only, otherwise the game loves to reset it.

If this doesn't increase your framerate, or make the game stable, then Dx9 is there. I know it sucks to play in Dx9 with that kind of hardware, but hey its a fun game and should be enjoyed by all! Especially burning weed biggrin.gif

I wish the change of code can be included in the first post so that its easier for people to see it, instead of mentioning it everytime.
post #929 of 1920
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Hi,
Try inserting this code into your Gamer Profile.xml (Libraries/Documents/My Games/Far Cry 3/Gamer Profile.xml)
Code:
<Post>
                        <quality GameDepthOfField="0" CinematicDepthOfField="0" MotionBlur="0" id="low" />
                </Post>
Insert it right above this line -
Code:
</RenderProfile>
And make sure you turn PostFX to low within the game as well.
Also make the file read only, otherwise the game loves to reset it.
If this doesn't increase your framerate, or make the game stable, then Dx9 is there. I know it sucks to play in Dx9 with that kind of hardware, but hey its a fun game and should be enjoyed by all! Especially burning weed biggrin.gif
I wish the change of code can be included in the first post so that its easier for people to see it, instead of mentioning it everytime.

Thanks for the reply, but I dont see an option in game regarding PostFX, where is it?

Also, I did try DX9 mode and still experience the same thing....it severely lags only when I fight baddies or melee animals...pretty much anything going on in the game, the FPS will tank....I mean I can understand if it drops 10fps if theres a huge explosion or something....but to go from 60 to 20 just from firing my AK at baddies....something is definitely wrong
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post #930 of 1920
Try Dx9 in single GPU mode, and see if the problem persists. Could be an SLI issue which can hopefully be corrected.
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