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Why do games such as Assassin's Creed III, Hitman Absolution, and Even Tomb Raider run like ass?

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I'm not sure if I would consider my system "High End" anymore, but I'm running a pretty fast setup (Sig Rig) that can handle many other demanding games but these three in question.

Now I don't get it, these three titles handle just about the same, get lovely 60-80+ fps on avg but with horrendous dips into the 30's-40's in certain open are parts and what not which to me is unacceptable.

Tomb Raider just about plays at 40-50 fps everything at "Ultimate". FXAA no MSAA.

Hitman Absolution lovely 80+ FPS everything maxed minus MSAA but with dips into the 30s on certain areas of levels.

AC3, just runs like garbage right out the box. MSAA at "Normal"

All games patched to latest versions, using latest bleeding edge AMD drivers 13.6 Beta 2.

As of right now I'm just baffled. Has my system finally reached "slow" status? My system is running all clocks as listed in my sig.

Any help greatly appreciate.
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Welcome to the future (;

I think when you maxed up AA / SSAO / SS and stuff like that it may get a lil
hard for yo rig. There are levels designed the "standard way" and parts of levels
overfilled with new effects and other stuff. This is one of the reasons for the fps-drops.

Another thing is, a game like crysis 3 is coded badly on some places and you
get fps drops where you shouldnt get them. I dont know how it is with your three
games because i did not play them much.
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Not very optimized (Hitman mostly). Im not sure why Tomb Raider is in that list? Ran perfect for me. Should run better for you then it did with my 680 too since if you were using TressFX is a compute based soft body physics software, and 7970s have significantly better double precision horse power.
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Yeah I was thinking unoptimized console ports. But is there any hope for us in the future with better AMD drivers?
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Originally Posted by Kosai View Post

Yeah I was thinking unoptimized console ports. But is there any hope for us in the future with better AMD drivers?

Its a mixture of both. Unoptimized due to developer laziness, and driver issues.
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