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Its a driver thing, we need not some botched up pile of drives. Once we get good ones, and maybe some that will work in vista, we will be set. I mean I am only getting 130-150 FPS in CSS. Thats bad.
    
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Yeah, I've actually read about lots of people having FPS issues with Rainbow Six Vegas with their G80. So you are not alone.
its basically an optimization issue more than it being graphic intensive....i think they got a little ahead of themselves with the processing in game....thats a little high of a requirement for a game of its stature....seems they need to release a patch to fix up some of those performance issues because this game isnt much more intensive than what ive seen in the past....8800's in general are absolute powerhouses.....they even go on comparing the 8800s to the graphics chip in the ps3, saying that it is 2 times as powerful as the console and R6 runs flawlessly on the 360 (which isnt quite as powerful as the 8800)....they ported that game straight from the 360 and it seems they didnt program it well, hence the frame rate issues.
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IMO,
Its down to the programmers, if they are lazy, they will rely on everyone buying kit to fit their game.
Back in the days of the CBM Amiga, bedroom coders wanted more FPS out of thier code, NOT the hardware!
Someone can flame me if Im wrong, but the programmer behind Farcry was one of the masters at coding Demos on the Amiga,
OPTIMIZE THAT CODE!
If hes the same guy behind Crysis, It should run a peach on an 8800!!
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^^agreed....i dont think its going to take as serious a card as people think but it WILL need 8800 or something of that stature upon release of the game in order to play in dx10 because of compatibiltiy
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Don't forget, in order to play games with DX10 you need to shell out the $$$ for vista. YAY!!! more money to play games!!!!! As if my 8800GTX wasn't already enough. Guess they want you to spend 1000 bucks just to play DX10 games.
    
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Its gonna depend on your processor, because of the bottleneck.

Not matter what for the next year theres gonna be a bottleneck on the G80s.

Theres a big bottleneck on my G80, even with my QX6700 at 3.2ghz.

So, The G80 is more than capable of handling crysis, processors are just gonna hold it back.


My quad core and G80 have frame issues in rainbow six vegas for some reason BTW, which is 1/2 of crysis.

Might be poorly made.
Again, Dx10's best feature is its ability to instance function calls without making calls to the processor. This keeps the calculation onboard, away from any bus or CPU cycle that would cause as much of a bottleneck.

I really think that Crytek is taking this into consideration with their Crysis package, and will probably be able to push 8-series cards as hard as they can go, without causing a total CPU bottleneck like in games such as Oblivion today.
    
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Don't forget, in order to play games with DX10 you need to shell out the $$$ for vista. YAY!!! more money to play games!!!!! As if my 8800GTX wasn't already enough. Guess they want you to spend 1000 bucks just to play DX10 games.
you can play DX10 games on windows XP
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you can play DX10 games on windows XP
Since when? I know it is said the DX 9.0c can run DX10 games, but that isn't true DX10
    
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I can't really see the difference between DirectX 9 with SM3 and DirectX 10. Are we shelling out all this money for "volumetric clouds"? Maybe I'm just behind the curve. I'll probably get an 8900GTX or something.
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Since when? I know it is said the DX 9.0c can run DX10 games, but that isn't true DX10
I know its not true DX10 but all that matters is you can run it and not shell out serious $$$$
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