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[H] is the actual, original source of this:

http://www.hardocp.com/news/2013/03/05/nvidia_gpu_performance_issues_in_new_tomb_raider
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A feature that does what?

You serious? So you are implying tessellation does nothing at all, or that you can't see it? Might want to head to the eye doctor if you don't see it, and that's not meant as a joke. thumb.gif
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This isn't about AMD or NVidia, this is about Crystal Dynamics making very ridiculous decisions regarding QA testing. No company in their right mind would only test on ONE manufacturer. All other Gaming Evolved and TWIMTBP games are tested on both sets of hardware.

They did what developers for TWIMTBP has been doing for years, do some testing find out that the game magically happens to run worse on the competitors card, doesn't give a fook and proceeds to release the game...

Not that this is a good thing from either side, no matter who does it, IT'S THE CONSUMER THAT GETS HURT.
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CD obviously did coding and QA taking into consideration both vendors, let's not kid ourselves. It is just the reality of this duopoly. Both companies choose to incorporate features to make their products look different and more appealing- nvidia is doing this for years. and now AMD joined them, albeit less aggressively. Pushing the envelope isn't bad.But I can already see that regardless of GPU choice, from now on pc gamers will anticipate that certain titles will run poorly on their hardware. Not happy about this.
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They did what developers for TWIMTBP has been doing for years, do some testing find out that the game magically happens to run worse on the competitors card, doesn't give a fook and proceeds to release the game...

Not that this is a good thing from either side, no matter who does it, IT'S THE CONSUMER THAT GETS HURT.

Erm, no. But thanks for trying.

PRetty much all the major games released lately have been AMD's Gaming Evolved. And in, some cases, those games ran better on NVidia cards.

There is nothing here other than CD not quality testing enougha t all.

There is no Gaming Evolved or Nvidia conspiracy to gimp other hardware.
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Let AMD users have their compute chant, they don't have much else to rally behind nowadays considering their cards univerally have sub-optimal frame latency.

I also feel like this is a tad overblown. It runs worse than it should for sure, but I'm still getting over 60fps in most cases with TressFX turned off. The random dips are annoying, but for a single player Tomb Raider it's not exactly gamebreaking.
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CD obviously did coding and QA taking into consideration both vendors, let's not kid ourselves. It is just the reality of this duopoly. Both companies choose to incorporate features to make their products look different and more appealing- nvidia is doing this for years. and now AMD joined them, albeit less aggressively. Pushing the envelope isn't bad.But I can already see that regardless of GPU choice, from now on pc gamers will anticipate that certain titles will run poorly on their hardware. Not happy about this.

This si the only title to fall pray of this.

CD did not QA test properly and that is pretty much the only non-conspiracy theory answer to this.
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from now on pc gamers will anticipate that certain titles will run poorly on their hardware. Not happy about this.

I would say 'oh god noooooo' but this has been going on already forever with TWIMTBP titles forever.... Nothing new here. Mind you, I wish it wasn't this way but what can you do. Just like some games are ps3 or 360 exclusive, some games run better on nvidia and some on ati / amd. Albeit, even in most cases the advantage isn't really much to be honest.

BTW: you know what I love about this thread? There really aren't any AMD fanboys in it laughing at nvidia or mocking them, all I see is clear nvdia fans coming in saying it and pointing the finger. Must be me, but it always seemed 'amd driver issues / amd this or amd that' gets thrown around a lot (and incorrectly most of the time mind) before amd users ever throw anything at nvidia issues and errors. This being one of those cases.

I honestly think it's a case of AMD users simply going to whichever product gives them the best bang for your buck. I can say that as someone who went from a 480 to a 7970ge do don't label me as a fanboy of either tongue.gif
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Let AMD users have their compute chant, they don't have much else to rally behind nowadays considering their cards univerally have sub-optimal frame latency.

Phone call for you, the 13.x drivers would like a chat...
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I also feel like this is a tad overblown. It runs worse than it should for sure, but I'm still getting over 60fps in most cases with TressFX turned off. The random dips are annoying, but for a single player Tomb Raider it's not exactly gamebreaking.

Agreed 100% to the period. I mean I would love tressFX, but to be honest a driver may not fix that and I don't get a huge amount of dips anyway. I only recall once when I got a dip and that was it. Solid 60 the rest of the way, no Idea why so many are upset. I guess the older cards need the drivers more than the 670s.
    
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