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Have you tried the new Nvidia beta drivers that are supposed to have a 30%+ boost in performance for this game? They came out today.
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310.70 right. that is the beta i downloaded today. It seemed to help. When i first installed this game i was getting like 25-40fps. Yea needless to say that is unacceptable on a rig of this caliber. So what about hyperthreading should i disable it for this game or not. I guess it doesn't really matter i have the constant 60fps i was looking for but hell the more fps the better. I soon plan on getting a good monitor, something with higher than 1080p. Thats why i am on the hunt for the most fps.
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310.70 right. that is the beta i downloaded today. It seemed to help. When i first installed this game i was getting like 25-40fps. Yea needless to say that is unacceptable on a rig of this caliber. So what about hyperthreading should i disable it for this game or not. I guess it doesn't really matter i have the constant 60fps i was looking for but hell the more fps the better. I soon plan on getting a good monitor, something with higher than 1080p. Thats why i am on the hunt for the most fps.

I'd probably say keep it enabled. & yeah that is the right driver version. Go ahead and try it with and without though, you may get better results with it off. It usually varies between games.
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Dont feel bad with your GPU investment. My cpu isnt getting taxed to bad. And My 3 GPUs ...... I dont wanna talk about the situation. Maxed as it gets i Hit 75fps but it constantly drops to 40 as well. Its making me mad. Im doing 1920x1080 and 1920x1200.
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Dont feel bad with your GPU investment. My cpu isnt getting taxed to bad. And My 3 GPUs ...... I dont wanna talk about the situation. Maxed as it gets i Hit 75fps but it constantly drops to 40 as well. Its making me mad. Im doing 1920x1080 and 1920x1200.

Yeah your CPU is holding you back. I never drop under 60 fps.
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All of you have top end graphics of course games are gonna run like crap. SLI and Crossfire don't work their best till like year or more after wards because they have to iron out all the kinks in the drivers.
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Dont feel bad with your GPU investment. My cpu isnt getting taxed to bad. And My 3 GPUs ...... I dont wanna talk about the situation. Maxed as it gets i Hit 75fps but it constantly drops to 40 as well. Its making me mad. Im doing 1920x1080 and 1920x1200.

MSAA 8x? It doesn't sound like 4x.
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post #18 of 20
I play at 1080 and this game really doesn't need any AA at that res imo, I can't see any jaggies with it off.
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Far Cry 3 runs a deferred engine and they become very very bandwidth hungry when you enable MSAA, that's one area where the 7900 series pummel the Nvidia cards.
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Far Cry 3 runs a deferred engine and they become very very bandwidth hungry when you enable MSAA, that's one area where the 7900 series pummel the Nvidia cards.
say that if you will but at the moment it would seem that the gtx 680 is fairing better in all resolutions with 4xmsaa enabled http://www.techspot.com/review/615-far-cry-3-performance/page5.html
Don't get me wrong those 7970 ghz editions are bad mothers. They usually do a bit better in games than the gtx 680. They scale better sli/crossfire and in general they get a little more fps in a good majority of games. I blame nvidia's poopy choice on the 256bit bandwidth for that. Hell i almost got 2 of em to switch out with my 680s from game to game. In this one instance its different though. After much tinkering with cpu overclocks, gpu overclocks and sli profile tweaks i pull a constant 60fps 4xmsaa everything else maxed 1080p single player. Now multiplayer it will drop to 57,58, and 59. Even with 8xmsaa on single player i never drop below 50fps as far as i have tested. I just keep it at 4xmsaa and v-synch enable 60fps other wise i get screen tears. Hell if i turn off v-synch add it hits 70-99 fps it tears for some reason. Prob this stupid hd tv. Huh i need a catleap.
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