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Crysis 3 : 20-30% Framerate and Performance Boost (CPU-Limited Users Only)

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For those of you who are CPU limited and are tired of the low performance in Crysis 3, you may want to check out this video. If you are GPU capped, then you likely won't see any benefit. My results were a 27% FPS increase on a 4945MHz i7 3770K with Tri-Sli GTX 680's. GPU's still had room to go so even 2-card SLI setups should get the same result.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hcuYiqib9I
App Required: Timer.zip 7k .zip file
Edited by HyperMatrix - 2/24/13 at 4:32am
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Can you post a link to the timer tool please?
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Can you post a link to the timer tool please?

Sorry I forgot to link it. I've attached it to the main post.
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Umm... its password protected.
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Umm... its password protected.

God I am bad at this. I'll get in trouble for posting the pass here so I'll upload a file without a pass requirement. Lol. Sec...
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Watched your vid and while I don't have C3, is this something that may work with other games? Seems very interesting! thumb.gif

Edit: Get it from here: http://www.lucashale.com/timerresolution/TimerResolution.zip

Don't know why the OP doesn't embed the vid and makes us go to that forum... seems weird. That's the original source of the app. rolleyes.gif
Edited by Derko1 - 2/24/13 at 5:49am
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Edit: Added changes to main thread. It's 5:32am. Cut me some slack. I make mistakes. tongue.gif
Edited by HyperMatrix - 2/24/13 at 4:32am
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Watched your vid and while I don't have C3, is this something that may work with other games? Seems very interesting! thumb.gif

I use it for some games. Almost none have had this much of an effect. Because most games aren't so horrible with CPU utilization. I initially used that along with disabling HPET to reduce microstutter from SLI setups.
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Doesn't help me, even lowers my frame-rate by ~5%.

But that could be b/c my CPU is already being 100% used?
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This seems interesting...
I'll try it out and post my results later.
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