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Poll Results: After recent driver updates and patches are you satisfied with performance given the visuals?

 
  • 43% (80)
    Yes
  • 56% (102)
    No
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post #941 of 1920
Yep, I'm done.... I'm suffering artifacts and flickering even though my card is running at stock clocks. Game also stutters a lot and FPS jumps up and down along with the GPU usage. So game really isn't enjoyable to play. Have to wait for proper drivers or patch which will fix everything.
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post #942 of 1920
I'm playing on the default/optimal settings at 1080p & it looks quite good. The framerates stay between 35-40, They never go out of this range. I'm happy with this.
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post #943 of 1920
Man, something happened to my performance a couple days ago. FC3 had been working awesome the first couple of days, both on 306 & 310 drivers. Then on Thursday night I went to play and I was getting very frequent drops to low fps (40-50fps) and low usage (usage in the 50-70% range), occasional drops to 30fps (but not happening everytime fps dropped below 60, just in certain spots).

I dunno if they did some kind of patch or what, but something clearly changed a few days ago.

I've discovered that to fix it I have to turn in-game v-sync off, which results in tearing. I'm going to try adaptive on my next session, see if that removes the tearing, and doesn't cause the FPS issues.
    
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post #944 of 1920
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Originally Posted by brettjv View Post

I've discovered that to fix it I have to turn in-game v-sync off, which results in tearing. I'm going to try adaptive on my next session, see if that removes the tearing, and doesn't cause the FPS issues.

I made that change yesterday, and it is night and day different. Much smoother with in-game Vsync off and Adaptive set in NCP. Something seems off about the in-game Vsync implementation.
post #945 of 1920
Youre not supposed to use Vsync below 60fps.
Why? You get like 30fps (hz) instead of 60 when below 58 fps I believe.

Hence why we now have adaptive vsync.
post #946 of 1920
Game looks great @ 1125/1375 1.2v on reference 7970 4xMSAA @ 1080p everything maxxed except ambient lighting(personal choice). This game is definately demo material.
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post #947 of 1920
I'm getting 50-70 fps and the game runs nice and smooth with minimal stutters.
7970 crossfire, 12.11 beta drivers with te CAP 2 installed.
What I did find made a difference was setting vsync to off using RadeonPro rather than CCC.
post #948 of 1920
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Originally Posted by brettjv View Post

Man, something happened to my performance a couple days ago. FC3 had been working awesome the first couple of days, both on 306 & 310 drivers. Then on Thursday night I went to play and I was getting very frequent drops to low fps (40-50fps) and low usage (usage in the 50-70% range), occasional drops to 30fps (but not happening everytime fps dropped below 60, just in certain spots).
I dunno if they did some kind of patch or what, but something clearly changed a few days ago.
I've discovered that to fix it I have to turn in-game v-sync off, which results in tearing. I'm going to try adaptive on my next session, see if that removes the tearing, and doesn't cause the FPS issues.

it worked wonders for me.
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post #949 of 1920
I dip in the 30's and have strange shadow and lighting issues on ultra, 1080p with 7970 in CF. Using 12.11 beta 11 drivers here.
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post #950 of 1920
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Originally Posted by steven88 View Post

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
Try changing your sli compatibility bits manually in inspector to the new ones listed on this thread. Sometimes the changed bits don't get updated in inspector.
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