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http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-03-07-nvidia-apologises-to-tomb-raider-pc-players-plagued-by-geforce-issues
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"Unfortunately, Nvidia didn't receive final game code until this past weekend which substantially decreased stability, image quality and performance over a build we were previously provided," spokesperson Andrew Burnes explained on the company's official site (thanks, Joystiq).

"We are working closely with Crystal Dynamics to address and resolve all game issues as quickly as possible. Please be advised that these issues cannot be completely resolved by an Nvidia driver. The developer will need to make code changes on their end to fix the issues on GeForce GPUs as well.
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Wow this is GREAT NEWS! I was wondering when Nvidia was going to respond on this!! Can't wait til they fix it then! So far game works fine. Just hope they can get the Tressfx to work with Nvidia better biggrin.gif
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Cool story Nvidia....
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Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3 View Post

Just hope they can get the Tressfx to work with Nvidia better biggrin.gif

Better maybe, but the underlying issue is the realtively weak compute power of the lastest nVidia cards compared to their AMD conterparts.
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Sucks for everyone when game studios play favorite with hardware makers.
 
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Sounds more like "We apologize that AMD and Crystal Dynamics screwed up the game and didn't give us enough time to fix it for them." biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Cheezman View Post

Sucks for everyone when game studios play favorite with hardware makers.

actually, amd didn't play favorites. It's nvidia's fault for building their new cards with less compute power than amd cards.

so naturally nvidia cards just plain aren't going to work well until they make cards with more compute power
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actually, amd didn't play favorites. It's nvidia's fault for building their new cards with less compute power than amd cards.

so naturally nvidia cards just plain aren't going to work well until they make cards with more compute power

This isn't about directcompute performance or the 580 would be up there with the 680 in this game. It's performing worse than the 660Ti instead.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zinfinion View Post

Sounds more like "We apologize that AMD and Crystal Dynamics screwed up the game and didn't give us enough time to fix it for them." biggrin.gif

Sucks pretty bad when the shoe's on the other foot yeah?
Nvidia has been playing that game for 10 years.

This is why exclusive agreements are stupid.
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they want to blame the developer lol
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