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This is a big thread and I think I missed it. Can you link it? Also if you get a chance look at my previous post. There are some missing textures/effects that wasn't addressed in the OP videos.

I discussed that on the other topic... nvidia are blurry as hell compared to ati/amd cards and there some missing textures and anomalies in the videos on the nvidia side as well...
Sleeping dogs is not even an apple to apple comparison.
post #162 of 542
8044x1440 resolution + Quadfire 7970s, check the videos in 1080p

It was all with old drivers from December 12.11 beta 11. I should have done more videos to prevent the over-exageration on OCN.

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post #163 of 542
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I discussed that on the other topic... nvidia are blurry as hell compared to ati/amd cards and there some missing textures and anomalies in the videos on the nvidia side as well...
Sleeping dogs is not even an apple to apple comparison.

I thought it was strange I've not heard more about this. But you're right. Funny how one person want to relate missing effects/textures to screen tearing that both SLI and CF showed in the OP videos though biggrin.gif,
I think that's called a false equivalence.

To me it' very hard to call out CF when the image in SLI isn't rendered correctly.
post #164 of 542
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I thought it was strange I've not heard more about this. But you're right. Funny how one person want to relate missing effects/textures to screen tearing that both SLI and CF showed in the OP videos though biggrin.gif,
I think that's called a false equivalence.

To me it' very hard to call out CF when the image in SLI isn't rendered correctly.

This is what Ive noticed in almost every video that has been posted on the subject. Look at the textures. Look at what has been "rezzed" as far as foliage. The AMD cards are showing higher quality textures and rezzing foliage and other things that aren't even showing up on the Nvidia cards. Can someone explain to me why this is and how this can be considered an apples to apples comparison?
 
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Tearing happens in both SLI and CF so you aren't making a point. There is a light source found in CF that is not found in SLI. That's not the same as screen tearing.

In Far Cry 3, the video played smoother on the 660TI SLI, and was more stuttery in 7950CF, but it's hard to capture that in a screenshot.
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In Far Cry 3, the video played smoother on the 660TI SLI, and was more stuttery in 7950CF, but it's hard to capture that in a screenshot.
Screen tearing happens in both CF and SLI. In the examples I've provided earlier certain light sources are missing in SLI in Sleeping Dogs among other anomalies others in this thread have pointed out regarding IQ.

This makes it, very difficult drawing a comparison when the IQ in both setups are not the same.
post #167 of 542
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In Far Cry 3, the video played smoother on the 660TI SLI, and was more stuttery in 7950CF, but it's hard to capture that in a screenshot.

Have you seen the amount of screen tearing in the GTX 660 SLI vid?

But like I said, nobody will point out those issues because its a sin to say negative thing about nVidia.
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post #168 of 542
Be careful comparing the videos, especially the ones on Youtube. The cards are out of sync so whichever one is ahead in that run will sometimes appear to be rendering things the other isn't, just because the card is farther down the path (in a manner of speaking). And the Youtube videos (and the ones you can download from PCPer) are a compressed mess - I downloaded them all and watched them repeatedly in two windows at once and couldn't see any really obvious differences that couldn't be explained by compression or the sync issue. If you look at Crysis 3, for example, when the guy stops on the ledge, and then again at the waterfall, you can compare the render distance, etc, pretty well and they look pretty much the same. Any movement causes terrible compression blurring though.

The Sleeping Dogs thing is totally different - there are some light sources on the AMD side that don't appear on the Nvidia cards, for whatever reason. Not sure how much impact that wold have on performance (especially on latency), but it is something that should be investigated.
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Yeah, it has been known for quite a long time that AMD visuals usually surpass Nvidia. But the article is not really about that.

AMD has already commented on the issue at hand and said they are working on a driver fix.

How dense some of you are amazes me!

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That's not the point though. There are missing textures/effects/IQ concerns in SLI that are being compared to CF. At which point I can't see why I would compare or contrast the results. What AMD addressed is by and large a much more separate thing then what's been presented in this thread. Let me bring you up to speed.
SLI vs CF
SLI has missing effects/textures/IQ concerns. Which is being compared to CF. Having seen in the video those IQ concerns wouldn't you want that fixed if that's what you saw? I know I would.
Edited by EastCoast - 4/2/13 at 5:16pm
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Have you seen the amount of screen tearing in the GTX 660 SLI vid?

But like I said, nobody will point out those issues because its a sin to say negative thing about nVidia.

Yep, there was tearing on both.

Like I said, it wasn't tearing I was trying to show, though it happened to be that. Can't capture "smoothness" in a screenshot, you have to watch the videos.

If you watch that video, and claim the AMD side is smoother in Far Cry 3, your bias is showing.

IMO...

Far Cry 3 - smoother on Nvidia
Sleeping Dogs - smoother on Nvidia
Battlefield 3 - smoother on AMD
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