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Im running 2x 6970s in xfire and far cry 3 is just unplayable unless i run 1 card. even on the absolute lowest setting its choppy as hell. anyone else experiencing this? I have the latest beta driver and cap.

when i run 1 card I can get high-very high settings with smooth gameplay. are they still working on the xfire drivers? thanks.
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far cry 3 needs updates..my 680 runs better then when i run both in sli. its very cpu gpu intense..the higer the oc the better for the cpu
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... and now i dont have any weapons and the camera and rock throwing doesnt work..... *** is going on with this game?
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post #4 of 13
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... and now i dont have any weapons and the camera and rock throwing doesnt work..... *** is going on with this game?

I am running crossfire 7970 and while it's not great I am getting 60+ fps with crossfire on highest settings, when I say not great that's because I have got 120HZ monitor.

I used AMD overdrive last night to test my cpu and gpu usage, to my surprise one gpu sat at 20%, the other hovered between 20 and 40% and the cpu averaged 25%, that blew my mind and kind or re wrote the rules of a bottleneck for me...
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The game needs a patch, i cant even play it, when ever i shoot a gun my fps drops to mid 20's.
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wait til you guys play Hitman Absolution...
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the whole no camera or rock thing is irritating. the only thing i can find online about it is other people with the same issue that get sarcastic responses or no response at all.
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post #8 of 13
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I am running crossfire 7970 and while it's not great I am getting 60+ fps with crossfire on highest settings, when I say not great that's because I have got 120HZ monitor.
I used AMD overdrive last night to test my cpu and gpu usage, to my surprise one gpu sat at 20%, the other hovered between 20 and 40% and the cpu averaged 25%, that blew my mind and kind or re wrote the rules of a bottleneck for me...

How is that even a bottleneck? it sounds more like your computer became lazy biggrin.gif
 
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post #9 of 13
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How is that even a bottleneck? it sounds more like your computer became lazy biggrin.gif

LOL yeah obviously it's not a bottleneck but there is something not right there. must be the game, so far I have seen it update twice since I got the game so atleast they are trying to resolve the issues.
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post #10 of 13
Runs alright on my 6850 crossfire.
Manages to keep just over 60fps on max at 1080.

Just watching the gpu usage its only using 79/80% instead of 99% on both like BF3.
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