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Yeah, I'm getting the feeling that they rushed TressFX to be released with Tomb Raider, it's nice? Sure! It's still buggy, it stands out when lara is all dirty and the hair isn't, as others said... and it just eats framerates for lunch, with my sig rig, 7970 1125/1550 using the build in benchmark:
With TressFX
min 42
max 78
avg 65.2

Without TressFX
min 58
max 114
avg 98.7


It's a 34% performance drop for... better hair? Yeah I can run it smoothly with tressfx on, but I'd rather not.
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i think CPU clock got something to do with tressFX
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Originally Posted by DMHernandez View Post

Yeah, I'm getting the feeling that they rushed TressFX to be released with Tomb Raider, it's nice? Sure! It's still buggy, it stands out when lara is all dirty and the hair isn't, as others said... and it just eats framerates for lunch, with my sig rig, 7970 1125/1550 using the build in benchmark:
With TressFX
min 42
max 78
avg 65.2

Without TressFX
min 58
max 114
avg 98.7

It's a 34% performance drop for... better hair? Yeah I can run it smoothly with tressfx on, but I'd rather not.

With my settings (highest except FXAA and no DOF) I get

TressFX
min 37
max 103
avg 69.9

Normal hair:
min 40
max 142
avg 114.3

So about a 38% hit on a GTX 680. Not sure how much worse SSAA would be, or if it makes a difference. I'm glad they are trying, but it looks kind of wonky in the game.
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tessfx enabled dof disabled


Edited by lilchronic - 3/5/13 at 12:25pm
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that youtube demo was done on a GTX 680 so nvidia cards can do it too? are they just advertising amd do it better? sorry havent read every post...
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i think CPU clock got something to do with tressFX

 


Looking at some of the benches in here, and comparing hardware, I think my CPU definitely puts me at a disadvantage as my R7950 isn't exactly a card to be sniffed at considering with my R7950 I double my FPS in a modified Skyrim, while running an ENB profile, from my old HD6870. I don't think it's inherently tied to just TressFX though.



 

WIth that said there isn't a Driver/CAP from AMD yet for Tomb Raider so it will be interesting to see if this changes after a CAP update.

 

Going to have a good playthrough now. Shall report any issues I find later. biggrin.gif


Edited by Lifeshield - 3/5/13 at 5:50am
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that youtube demo was done on a GTX 680 so nvidia cards can do it too? are they just advertising amd do it better? sorry havent read every post...
It's a "technology" they developed, where did they advertise they do it better? It's a "technology" for all cards not just AMD
Only thing AMD has FAR more compute horsepower like ALOT MORE. Hell the standard 7970 has EVEN more single compute horsepower than the titan by 500 GFLOPS.
This does shows where Nvidia will fall but the increased load does require more texels to be pushed
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Looking at some of the benches in here, and comparing hardware, I think my CPU definitely puts me at a disadvantage as my R7950 isn't exactly a card to be sniffed at considering with my R7950 I double my FPS in a modified Skyrim, while running an ENB profile, from my old HD6870. I don't think it's inherently tied to just TressFX though.
Looking at a CPU bottleneck there tongue.gif
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Looking at a CPU bottleneck there tongue.gif


Maybe. Looking at an i5 2500k and a second R7950 in a couple of months anyhow. biggrin.gif

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I tried the tressfx last night and I'm not impressed. the movement of the hair is nice but it honestly looks like she JUST took shower from the neck up when shes in a jungle... add some dirt to the hair so it isn't so shiny then it would be really good. overall they are going in the right direction but it feels extremely rushed.
     
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I tried the tressfx last night and I'm not impressed. the movement of the hair is nice but it honestly looks like she JUST took shower from the neck up when shes in a jungle... add some dirt to the hair so it isn't so shiny then it would be really good. overall they are going in the right direction but it feels extremely rushed.

Way too shiny and the hair is way too bouncy.
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