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I got the game last night and have played a bit of it. I tinkered with the settings and have found that at lower resolutions like 1600x900 with everything else maxed out except SSAA at 2x, I get an average of 30 fps. At 1920x1080 with the same settings and that drops by 10. So how much of the visual is lost without any SSAA? At 1920x1080p with 2x my GTX 480 just can't handle the job. But it does at lower resolutions. Not sure what to do. Lower resolution or turn off SSAA.
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Higher resolution, turn off SSAA. Especially on a monitor that size, forget the SSAA.
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I got the game last night and have played a bit of it. I tinkered with the settings and have found that at lower resolutions like 1600x900 with everything else maxed out except SSAA at 2x, I get an average of 30 fps. At 1920x1080 with the same settings and that drops by 10. So how much of the visual is lost without any SSAA? At 1920x1080p with 2x my GTX 480 just can't handle the job. But it does at lower resolutions. Not sure what to do. Lower resolution or turn off SSAA.

If you have PhysX setting maxed out, your 480s will no longer function as SLI in terms of FPS, but one of the cards will be dedicated to PhysX....I think biggrin.gif

Lower PhysX to medium or low & check the FPS. It should go up significantly.
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Great, thanks guys. With lower resolutions it just looks blurry and ugly. I'll just turn the SSAA off and have fps in the 50s biggrin.gif
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1080p. When you turn off SSAA you still have AAA and that does a decent job and you can't turn it off. You could also supplement AAA with SMAA with and injector like SweetFx.

You could also see how performance is running at 1440p or 1600p.
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