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Ah. Yes, I have the same along with a 2311 by the side. ^^ No, no need for the 4GB on the 1200 either. Without modding insanely heavy textures 4GB should be considered with resolutions of over 6M pixels (1080p surround or further) IMO.
I'm sorry but I couldn't max out Crysis (in terms of everything set up, AA in reasonable levels) on a GTX 680 with the GPU running at 1200MHz. What do you consider maxing out?
Also there are conditions of going 4GB on a single-monitor (even be it 2560x1600) which I roughly described here.

Okay, I don't know exactly what my Dad has in his PC, except everything in it is AT LEAST 2 years old. Maybe older. He bought that 7950 Boost awhile back and it significantly improved his Civilization V gameplay. All I know is that I cannot play Crysis 3 smoothly with everything maxed. I'm talking about everything! Highest settings possible, all that 16x, AA stuff. At 1920x1080. Just would not play very smooth. I consider that unplayable because I can't stand even slight lag.
Once I turned it down to MSAA4x it was much more playable.
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Ah. Yes, I have the same along with a 2311 by the side. ^^ No, no need for the 4GB on the 1200 either. Without modding insanely heavy textures 4GB should be considered with resolutions of over 6M pixels (1080p surround or further) IMO.
I'm sorry but I couldn't max out Crysis (in terms of everything set up, AA in reasonable levels) on a GTX 680 with the GPU running at 1200MHz. What do you consider maxing out?
Also there are conditions of going 4GB on a single-monitor (even be it 2560x1600) which I roughly described here.

Okay, I don't know exactly what my Dad has in his PC, except everything in it is AT LEAST 2 years old. Maybe older. He bought that 7950 Boost awhile back and it significantly improved his Civilization V gameplay. All I know is that I cannot play Crysis 3 smoothly with everything maxed. I'm talking about everything! Highest settings possible, all that 16x, AA stuff. At 1920x1080. Just would not play very smooth. I consider that unplayable because I can't stand even slight lag.
Once I turned it down to MSAA4x it was much more playable.
Unless you have an absolute OCD regarding settings (yeah, I know how it feels rolleyes.gif) I'd suggest dropping the 16x sampling though. You have to have a very good eye and low PPI on your monitor to notice any visible difference. tongue.gif
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What do i consider maxing out.. hmm... i dont really think there is an explanation. all at hiest possible with VSync on and SMAA 4x Anti-aliasing. If you did not know, cyris 3 is opimized for AMD chips. it just loves them tongue.gif So yh, i really max it out..
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What do i consider maxing out.. hmm... i dont really think there is an explanation. all at hiest possible with VSync on and SMAA 4x Anti-aliasing. If you did not know, cyris 3 is opimized for AMD chips. it just loves them tongue.gif So yh, i really max it out..

Lol maximum means maximum. SMAA 4x isn't maxed. I can play the game at MSAA Medium 4x fine, just can't pop it up to MSAA High 8x.
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It's optimized not only towards AMD chips but rather the game is threaded in an awesome way. I presume you're talking about this, because if so - that is not related to the GPU.
It is CPU intensive and no doubt you see awesome performance from the 2600k's side, but there is no way I believe you can max the game out and maintain steady 60FPS throughout play using one 7950.

I don't mean to be rude or close-minded, I need to see proof! tongue.gif
Also SMAA is nowhere near MSAA in terms of performance hit and image quality. SMAA is blurring things up way too much.
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Ima record a vid for ya mate! ! :-D

And I get 50 avg fps. I think....its been a month since I last played it. I let ya know.
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Ok. I will use msaa x 1000000 then and let you know. ;-)or the higher can find. Also did you guys hear about the crysis 4 requirements? Minimum you will need a i9 5990k at 12.2 ghz with 124gb ram and the gtx 990 quad sli gpu at 12 vram with 5ghz core and 15000 mhz memory effective at a quad sli setup. Hehehe :-)
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Ima record a vid for ya mate! ! :-D

And I get 50 avg fps. I think....its been a month since I last played it. I let ya know.
No need, we've come to the conclusion that you aren't running it maxed. tongue.gif
SMAA; 4x sample rate; 50FPS average.

I would consider maxing out with only sub-second framerate dips below 60 from time to time.
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yEP You are right. had MSAA x8 High with all at very high and textures at very high too at 1080p and went down to AVG 25-33 FPS . tongue.gif

Still impressive using HD7950 and getting avg 30 fps with MAXED settings:P

So is the gpu the problem or the cpu?

CPU oced at 4.2 ghz

GPU 1100/1400

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