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Has anyone tried forcing CPU usage yet? I.e. setting the core usage in the launch options? And perhaps a bit ahead of myself, is that an option?
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Just ran the infantry rescuing mission, and it's the only game so far that's able to drag my dual 680s in SLI down to around 30-40FPS. Hope there will be more optimization!
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Just ran the infantry rescuing mission, and it's the only game so far that's able to drag my dual 680s in SLI down to around 30-40FPS. Hope there will be more optimization!

The Alpha supports SLI? I was curious as I have 2 cards as well, and BI's site is loading DREADFULLY slow so I can't read their forums atm.
Edited by Reloaded83 - 3/5/13 at 12:22pm
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Just had a quick run through one of the infantry showcase missions, graphics are great, everything maxed out it ran at 20-30FPS, no more than that. Controls are still a bit clunky, but way, way better than Arma II.

20-30 fps on two 680's?? game needs some optimization lol
 
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The Alpha supports SLI? I was curious as I have 2 cards as well, and BI's site is loading DREADFULLY slow so I can read their forums atm.

I should have been more specific and honest. I have video settings set at absolute max @ 1920 * 1080. I did not set up an SLI profile for the game so I take back my original statement about SLI performance.

However, the game looks absolutely gorgeous.
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According to Steam, the Alpha Lite invites won't be available to pass out until March 14th. It's on the Steam store page for Arma 3. I wasn't sure at first either; I was hoping to give them out now and play with a few friends. Oh well.

Even if you give them out to friends, you won't be able to play together as lite doesn't support multiplayer.
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Even if you give them out to friends, you won't be able to play together as lite doesn't support multiplayer.

Ok good to know. Thanks. I was curious exactly what was "lite" about it, and I had a feeling it'd be no multiplayer.
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Just ran the infantry rescuing mission, and it's the only game so far that's able to drag my dual 680s in SLI down to around 30-40FPS. Hope there will be more optimization!

Wait until you try the heli mission. It runs the worst by a long shot (think half of the infantry rescue).

EDIT: Also I noticed something strange. Performance is the same regardless of AA and Post processing AA but of course 8x AA with FXAA or SMAA at ultra looks way better. (In the infantry level btw) Anyone else get similar results?

EDIT2: ...and GPU usage maxed out at 65%...so still room for optimization.
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I should have been more specific and honest. I have video settings set at absolute max @ 1920 * 1080. I did not set up an SLI profile for the game so I take back my original statement about SLI performance.

However, the game looks absolutely gorgeous.

So in order to use Sli you have to set-up a Sli profile in Nvidia CP?
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So in order to use Sli you have to set-up a Sli profile in Nvidia CP?
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