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Obviously..............

It's not only nvidia cards that take a performance hit with TressFX... 1680x1050 FXAA everything maxed:
TressFX on, built in benchmark:
min 42
max 78
avg 65.2

TressFX off:
min 58
max 114
avg 98.7

I'll repeat what I've said in another post, tressFX looks pretty? Yes, at times... it also looks buggy in others, like when she's hanging upside down, only her ponytail is actually being affected by physics, during the benchmark it self, sometimes her hair seems to be floating above her shoulders. And if the point of tressFX is to be more realistic, you can forget about it when Lara is all dirty and her hair, on the other hand, seems silky smooth like a shampoo ad.
All in all, it's nice to see changes and improvements, but at the cost of 34% performance for a "ok" result, I'll leave it off.
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So, anybody got any opinions on the game yet? Worth buying or is it just another generic shooter.
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So, anybody got any opinions on the game yet? Worth buying or is it just another generic shooter.
Shooter......? You're kidding right thinking.gif

It is and always has been an RPG franchise, with nice chunks of puzzle/platforming and action mixed in. This particular installment has received universally good reviews, definitely worth giving a go.
Some are even saying this is the best Tomb Raider game to date thumb.gif
Edited by Tippy - 3/5/13 at 1:55am
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On the back of the box they recommend a HD6000 series (or better) Graphics Card.

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Shooter......? You're kidding right thinking.gif

It is and always has been an RPG franchise, with nice chunks of puzzle/platforming and action mixed in. This particular installment has received universally good reviews, definitely worth giving a go.
Some are even saying this is the best Tomb Raider game to date thumb.gif

My bad, I have never really looked at the series before. I just placed my order on Amazon thumb.gif Looking at the game play videos it reminds me a lot of the uncharted series which I love.
Edited by UnAimed - 3/5/13 at 3:52am
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So guys, is it any good? Any bugs or something to look out for?
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I don't know why people rant about DX9 in this thread. DX9 is still very capable even if it is a 10 years old technology.
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ATM for me, the water seems bugged. It's running in-front of everything even Lara. I can also see it through walls. TressFX does seem like a nice addition and this is the first time it's been seen / showcased so I'm sure in a few months it'll be more optimised.

As for performance, I'm getting a lot of fps hit's when the close up cinematic are showing on a 7970 Crossfire but other than that it's running well. ( I haven't had chance to benchmark or update my rig in my sig yet )

As for the game, I find it a Quick-time event button mashing disappointment. I just feel I can't enjoy the cut scenes because I'm always looking out for a button to push. I don't feel like I can relate to Lara either, they've turned her into a Stereotypical american whiny teenage woman that constantly does things and then asks herself "why?" I know she's not the Lara we all grew up with and love but I didn't expect a game with nothing but "Why am I doing this?" "This is insane" and yet is still suppost to be a millionare's daughter .. that is, if they haven't changed that too... I've still to finish the game.

All in all, it's no longer a platform / puzzler like the old games. It's an QTE / RPG / Platform / Puzzler with buttons that show you what you can interact with and where your objectives are.
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that game turned out to be good at least by the reviews,its defiently not worth to enable tressfx,i hope it is a great pc version,my 7970 would hopfully crank this to bits
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My 7850 average/max FPS on the benchmark @Ultimate:

TreesFX on - 24/35
TreesFX off - 51/60

So I guess I'll be playing without the hair effects on max.

The water in the benchmark looks awful.

Edit - thats at 1680 x 1050
Edited by bfromcolo - 3/5/13 at 6:36am
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