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Originally Posted by Dimaggio1103 View Post

Well if he dont want to max the game then why even bother with a 7950? why not save $100 bucks and grab a GTX 660?

Also, we can come up with a good guess as to performance considering we are playing the beta, and the game is literally 2 weeks from launch. Not a whole lot more optimization is gonna happen in 2 weeks. Nvidia already released there beta driver for game and so has AMD.

Because like you said you're not going to max it with a 7950/660 anyways... so they would be good cards to have to get decent performance while still having power to max other games out.

And drivers are always improving, even after launch. Of course there is going to be some more optimization, even after launch.
 
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The online demo looks like crap and runs pretty terrible on anything less that a brand new card anyway. Its really up to you. I gave up at throwing money at my computer just to make it run a game since the first CRYSIS. haha biggrin.gif
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The online demo looks like crap and runs pretty terrible on anything less that a brand new card anyway. Its really up to you. I gave up at throwing money at my computer just to make it run a game since the first CRYSIS. haha biggrin.gif

From all reports, the engine looks to scale quite well. Lower settings give decent fps on mediocre hardware.

It's having all the bells and whistles and e-peen stroking that will have you throwing your cash into a bottomless pit lol
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Ok, to make it clear, I want to run it on Ultra, with at least 4x SMAA. Thats all.
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Ok, to make it clear, I want to run it on Ultra, with at least 4x SMAA. Thats all.

That'll be hard, the demo only goes up to "Very High" lol
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Ok, to make it clear, I want to run it on Ultra, with at least 4x SMAA. Thats all.
Out of your choices I would pick the 7950 is ease. It just does better, and if it is a good overclocker then you will be up there with the big boys in performance as well.
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Ok, to make it clear, I want to run it on Ultra, with at least 4x SMAA. Thats all.

Then a 7950 will not suffice. In your case I must reccomend you go the route I did. I got 2 x GTX 660's so I could run this game almost at max.

I can run the game at an average of 65 FPS with max settings and SMAA medium. When I say max I mean not just the game menu but also the auto.cfg changes as well, making everything truly max.

Taking into account further optimizations that will be done, and more hardcore graphic modes that are sure to be there upon release, GTX 660 in SLI is the bottom of where you wanna be. Preferably a 7950 Xfire, or 670 SLI

The reason I recommend getting SLI GTX 660's is because you can buy 2 on newegg for the cost of 1 7970, and they perform better.
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Then a 7950 will not suffice. In your case I must reccomend you go the route I did. I got 2 x GTX 660's so I could run this game almost at max.

I can run the game at an average of 65 FPS with max settings and SMAA medium. When I say max I mean not just the game menu but also the auto.cfg changes as well, making everything truly max.

Taking into account further optimizations that will be done, and more hardcore graphic modes that are sure to be there upon release, GTX 660 in SLI is the bottom of where you wanna be. Preferably a 7950 Xfire, or 670 SLI

The reason I recommend getting SLI GTX 660's is because you can buy 2 on newegg for the cost of 1 7970, and they perform better.

His Motherboard does not support SLI redface.gif and he has an AMD Phenom II X6 1055T CPU. hmmm.... Unless he has a different RIG. i think this PC is past due for an Upgrade smile.gif


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His Motherboard does not support SLI redface.gif and he has an AMD Phenom II X6 1055T CPU. hmmm.... Unless he has a different RIG. i think this PC is past due for an Upgrade smile.gif


Th Phenom x 6 is an good CPU strong cores, but does not clock very high typically.

I say grab a 970 Extreme 3 plus GPU's I mentioned and your good to go for a bit longer. if you cant afford it then unfortunately you will not be able to run crysis 3 at those settings, So grab a 7950 and hope its a good clocker. There just is no single GPU solution for crysis 3, excluding 690/7990 type cards.
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the HD 7950 boost can run Crysis 3 VHQ with 4x MSAA at 1080p.



HD 7950(800 Mhz) - 35
HD 7970 - 40
HD 7970 Ghz - 44

at stock the HD 7950 boost with power control at +20% to avoid clock throttling you would be around 38 - 39 fps. at an average overclock of 1100 Mhz HD 7950 would match the HD 7970 Ghz(1050 mhz) at 44 fps. its well known that clock for clock HD 7950 is 3 - 6% slower than HD 7970. If you get an above average overclocker with 1200 Mhz you are easily close to 47 -48 fps. not bad at all. thumb.gif
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