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Well after watching FRAPS for a bit on my computer and actually playing it, I have discovered that I can't even play Crysis 3 at medium settings. It is constantly dipping under to around 18 sometimes and is unusable. I don't understand, Yes I know my processor is old but even at medium settings? Is it really my processor doing the damage here?

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I think you should be doing better than that. I am on Med, no AA and hitting high 20s-low 30s. Though the opening part is very intensive and slowed me down a lot,

Drivers?

EDIT: Should add that it is not exactly smooth playing, and I'm due to drop down to LOW before I venture into MP
    
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What drivers are you running for your GPU ?
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What drivers are you running for your GPU ?

Running 13.1 at the minute. Do the beta drivers make any difference?

And too the guy below. I know SLi will make it run better but I dont have the money and for the fact of it my card has hit 45 average in the benchmarks, all be it with a i7-3770k
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HEY I had the same problem. Just now I decided to test Crysis 3 again, before I had to set it to low settings on everything with 720p resoultion. I started up and changed it back to 1920x1080 and high, and the framerate was WAY BETTER than before, like it was actuallly playable now lol. Like you I was getting 20fps and below in the first mission. I don't know if this is a bug or not, but try setting all settings to low, quit crysis 3, restart your computer and set settings to high again. If I'm not mistaken someone here on OCN had the same problem, it sure fixed it for me (make sure to turn off vsync also).
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GCN cards like 7950 are getting a signficant boost in performance on Crysis 3 going 13.2 beta 4 and later.
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HEY I had the same problem. Just now I decided to test Crysis 3 again, before I had to set it to low settings on everything with 720p resoultion. I started up and changed it back to 1920x1080 and high, and the framerate was WAY BETTER than before, like it was actuallly playable now lol. Like you I was getting 20fps and below in the first mission. I don't know if this is a bug or not, but try setting all settings to low, quit crysis 3, restart your computer and set settings to high again. If I'm not mistaken someone here on OCN had the same problem, it sure fixed it for me (make sure to turn off vsync also).

Cheers for the advice although you would definatly get more FPS with your beasty CPU! but I will try this!
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GCN cards like 7950 are getting a signficant boost in performance on Crysis 3 going 13.2 beta 4 and later.

Ok cool ill give the new beta drivers a go and see how they help
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It must be your CPUs holding you guys down though, because my 7870 gets WAY higher FPS although I only played the BETA, but still...
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It must be your CPUs holding you guys down though, because my 7870 gets WAY higher FPS although I only played the BETA, but still...
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Tried the 13.2 drivers with no significant difference apart from the fact when I turned on my PC the HDMI Sound Out option was mssing and had to reinstall the drivers to get it to show up again.... back to running 13.1 lowest settings and I can't even play some of the levels
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