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Well i just got my 3 and last ASUS 24inch monitor today and set it all up. Just did a run of BF3 and it's running at around 45-60fps. Ive got the graphics set on auto not ultra and it's still struggling, Any ideas???
 
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what are the driver are you using now? and set auto, what the setting is it?
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306.97 drivers, and when its on auto most of the graphics are on medium/high.
 
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Seenay00.
What are your cards doing while you have bad performance?
Are you maxing out or are they hovering around lets say 50% on each card?

Use something like msi afterburner to see what your gpu usage is.

If there maxing out then lowering settings will fix your issue, if they are'nt maxing out then there is a issue.
If there not maxing out whats your cpu doing, is that maxing out on any of the cores?
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306.97 drivers, and when its on auto most of the graphics are on medium/high.

your GPU Usage? If they are not maxing out (99%) try to decrease/increase the settings, to make sure that the card is get more stressed...
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Yea had a run today and it seemed better. i turned adaptive vsync off and it fixed the issue. Im just using vsync in BF3 and it seems fine. The cards are only being used at around 55-65% so i think i can up the graphics a bit. Ill give it a proper run 2mrw with the graphics turned up and see how they go. The only issue im running into no is heat, it's not helping that the ambient temperature here in australia is between 35-40degree's C atm. Just need to get some better fans pumping so more air into the case me thinks.
 
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Well it seems to be ok now in bf3. It's still not fantastic performance from these 2 cards but I have neva run 3 screens b4 so its all new to me. Crysis 2 with it maxed out only gets about 45-55fps but its still playable. Bf3 is around 80-90 fps with it set to auto so I'm gonna ramp the graphics up a bit. Mite be time to go for the new gtx680 4gb double slots. I definitely need more vram for this 3 screen setup
 
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Well it seems to be ok now in bf3. It's still not fantastic performance from these 2 cards but I have neva run 3 screens b4 so its all new to me. Crysis 2 with it maxed out only gets about 45-55fps but its still playable. Bf3 is around 80-90 fps with it set to auto so I'm gonna ramp the graphics up a bit. Mite be time to go for the new gtx680 4gb double slots. I definitely need more vram for this 3 screen setup
You will down the road, but as of now it should be fine. I think it may be your cpu holding them back a bit, but then again at that resolution it is very gpu based.
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Well the cpu is only running at around 50% when playing BF3 so i dont think it's BF3, i think it's just the lack of VRAM, and it is something i did notice in reviews of the 670 top's when using 3 monitors. Im sure it'll b fine for a bit but will definitely have to go down the 4gb road.
 
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Dude.

Your CPU is like from decade ago. You said its running at 50%, but its an old architecture.

Is tipple buffering turned Off?
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