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Far Cry 3 locked to 30 FPS?

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Trying to play Far Cry 3 for the first time and no matter what V-Sync setting I set it too it locks at 30 fps.

I have all of the settings on Ultra, I've tried V-Sync 1 frame, 2 frame and off and it still locks to 30.

Anyway to fix this?

I have a 7970 btw with 13.1 drivers.
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Turn post fx way down

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I restarted the game and it seemed to fix it, weird.

This is the first game to really test my 7970...had to turn some settings down to Very High instead of Ultra and AA to 0 to get a continuous 60fps most of the time.
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I restarted the game and it seemed to fix it, weird.

This is the first game to really test my 7970...had to turn some settings down to Very High instead of Ultra and AA to 0 to get a continuous 60fps most of the time.

Awesome but turn everything back to ultra, but turn post fx way down, you'll gain 20+fps. It's useless to have that setting on high.

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Awesome but turn everything back to ultra, but turn post fx way down, you'll gain 20+fps. It's useless to have that setting on high.

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Will do!

Won't be playing it until tomorrow again, but what does Post FX do exactly anyway, and why is it such a resource hog?
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Honestly I can't rem, I looked it up after they mentioned this on the fc3 thread a while back. Visually it looks the exact same though. I was amazed at how much more fps I gained by just going from high to medium.

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