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Hey all ...

I just got FC3 and with me being super excited I slapped everything to max just to see if my pc could handle it ...

Needless to say ... I can't even average 30fps @ 1200p using a single 680 ? ...


I know I am 1 driver release behind but surely the performance gain from 1 driver update shouldn't be that noticeable ... should it ?

Is averaging around 25fps with everything on ultra @ 1200p correct ?? ... (see my sig rig)


All information would be greatly appreciated.
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I had the same problem. Drop down the MSAA to 2x or 4x and disable vsync within the game. Then enable the adaptive vsync in the nvidia control panel, I'm now running at a solid 50-60 fps and the game looks gorgeous thumb.gif Also, updating to the latest drivers will help a fair bit, nvidia say up to about a 37% increase biggrin.gif
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Damnit ... my driver download keeps getting to 86% and then I hit an error ... argh ... wth ...


I will give that a try ... thanks for the tip ... will reply later as to the result ... ...


I am just surprised that a 680 cannot run a solid 60fps @ 1200p ... lol
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Yes, I thought the same with this card/game combination.

It really is that demanding. I play on all High with 4xAA i think. That was I still hold 60FPS and looks good to me
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So will I see not as good FPS on SLI 670's @ 1080p?
 
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There's a few games released lately that push my 680, I can't run Far Cry 3, Hitman, PlanetSide 2 or Sleeping dogs on max frown.gif
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So will I see not as good FPS on SLI 670's @ 1080p?
SLI didn't work properly on release, I don't know how it is now. You should be fine if SLI is now working though.
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SLI didn't work properly on release, I don't know how it is now. You should be fine if SLI is now working though.

SLI got fixed I believe.

I'm running a single 660ti OC and doing fine at 1080p with 2x MSAA and everything else max. Rarely does it drop below 50fps for me, and hardly notice it when it does.
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SLI didn't work properly on release, I don't know how it is now. You should be fine if SLI is now working though.

SLI got fixed I believe.

I'm running a single 660ti OC and doing fine at 1080p with 2x MSAA and everything else max. Rarely does it drop below 50fps for me, and hardly notice it when it does.

So you have everything Ultra and 2XAA and you're getting near enough 60FPS...
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Put Post FX on Low and see a noticeable gain, It also gets rid of that background haze effect.
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