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Poll Results: Are you happy with AMD?

 
  • 67% (189)
    Yes! I love AMD and everything works perfectly for me!
  • 13% (39)
    Yes! I love AMD and are putting up with all of the issues I am having.
  • 9% (26)
    No! They need to get working on solutions to problems everyone is having.
  • 9% (26)
    No! I am fed up and will not be buying an AMD card in the future.
280 Total Votes  
post #71 of 178
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

did i accuse you of making things up? i am just telling you my experience playing the same game with my 7950. i was thinking your issue is crossfire related.
Not saying you're accusing me of anything... but then you got guys like the one below... who seem to claim that because he did not have a problem, it does not exist.
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Heh, reporting wiki as if it's an official source.

I haven't played SR3 in a while, but last I played it ran decently well on quads on three panels.

Good for you buddy! thumb.gif

I can see how quads would not give you issues though. Since I lose 20 fps while outdoors and Crossfire off. So yea.
Edited by Derko1 - 2/23/13 at 6:43pm
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post #72 of 178
op, what i am saying is i have a different experience as yours with regard to sr3. now, you and a million others might have it but i don't. not going to any of your threads. i apologize.
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post #73 of 178
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op, what i am saying is i have a different experience as yours with regard to sr3. now, you and a million others might have it but i don't. not going to any of your threads. i apologize.

I totally understand that. No need to apologize.

My point ultimately is... that I can't be the only one that is experiencing CONSTANT negative experiences with AMD. I still can not play Far Cry... it's been such a long time and it's just a stutter fest for me. Then I play this game and am loving the entire intro ... and then Bam! Does not maintain 60fps outdoors. Issue is only on AMD hardware. Like I said way before in this thread... I've spent $1300 on these cards and can not play a 2 year old game. It sucks! mad.gif
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post #74 of 178
I don't like to say this, but since I have the 7970s, I have constant negativity. If only they can fix the **** drivers. The hardware is soo good. Better than the GTX 680/670. But drivers. Meh.
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post #75 of 178
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Further info on the issues I am experiencing with SR3, a 46 page thread on steam about the issues only on AMD hardware: http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2232730
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I don't like to say this, but since I have the 7970s, I have constant negativity. If only they can fix the **** drivers. The hardware is soo good. Better than the GTX 680/670. But drivers. Meh.

Could not agree with you more. I have the 2x7970s, ONLY because I know that they literally are the fastest available. The problem is their software side and as the hardware gets older, then we're at risk of being forgotten and fixes will never come. Sort of how now 5xxx and 4xxx customers are under legacy drivers and only get a driver like every 3-4 months.
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post #76 of 178
Welp, I started steam and tried SR3. It ran very nicely even with the less than stellar scaling. There was no stutter just smoothness.
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I bought recently SR3 and it was smooth. And i just start it choose my custom resolution with zero settings via radeon pro
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post #78 of 178
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Ok. Have you gotten past the starting area when you are in the city? I am not interested in it "feeling" smooth for you. Are you getting 60fps all the time or above ALL the time with everything maxed out?
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I love both my Radeon 7870 and 7770 and both have well exceeded my expectations and then some smile.gif

I dont ever see myself going for Nvidia ever again biggrin.gif
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Ok. Have you gotten past the starting area when you are in the city? I am not interested in it "feeling" smooth for you. Are you getting 60fps all the time or above ALL the time with everything maxed out?

Its not that hard to max out sr3 even with a single 7970. I am just using frame rate cap at 60
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