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Poll Results: 30fps ultra settings or 60fps medium settings

 
  • 17% (4)
    30 fps + max eyecandy please
  • 73% (17)
    60 as i prefer smoother and medium doesn't look so bad anyway
  • 8% (2)
    screw vsync , im fine with screen tear
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post #1 of 12
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So for now my 680 can only push 30 frames at max settings with MSAA 2X and 1080p vsynced (unfortunately) in crysis 3. If I tone settings down to medium and leave high res textures to highest, it does 60 frames which is smoother but not as good looking. I was wondering which one do you guys prefer?
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post #2 of 12
I'm in the same boat with just one 680. And I don't want to spend $1000 on the Titan. So I'm just gonna buy a second 680 in 2 weeks to get at least 50fps at max settings on my 1440p monitor. I'm waiting for Maxwell to drop some real $$$$ on.
 
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post #3 of 12
add this option to the poll, because If I were you, these would be my setting:

40 FPS mostly high settings, some medium settings


30fps is just too low and you may experience some stuttering when it dips to 20+
40fps on the other hand will give you headroom in case there are lots of actions/explosions going on and your fps dips to 30.
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post #4 of 12
I never pay attention to FPS...

I set it to whatever settings I want, see how it feels and adjust as needed.

I personally never play with AA because I can never see the difference and it tends to be a hog.
Edited by deafboy - 2/20/13 at 3:36pm
 
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post #5 of 12
i would most likely have to run crysis 3 on medium with no post processing and motion blur (and no AA) to achieve 60fps or...a smooth experience in general
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post #6 of 12
Can you use/try FXAA?
post #7 of 12
yes you can.
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post #8 of 12
What settings are max image quality in Crysis 3 (MSAA FXAA etc confuses me)

I just bought a 690 gtx and my cpu is a 2500k at 5 ghz, and im running 1080p so I would like to play it maxed out!
    
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post #9 of 12
As long as you consider 30 fps playable, just keep it!
I usually play without V-Sync when the fps is low like in your case. I don't mind playing the game at 30 fps as long as there aren't many dips.
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post #10 of 12

I would play with everything maxed and nvidia FXAA as AA for the campaign, and would tone it down so that it is constant 60 fps when playing multiplayer.

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