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Awesome!

Personally, no VSync as I don't like the slightly "walking through mud" feeling it gives. If you want, though, you can use a frame limiting program so that you don't exceed the refresh rate of your monitor, which has a few advantages:
- No extra input lag
- GPU will only work as hard as necessary to maintain that frame rate, generally resulting in a cooler running GPU
- Should you drop below the specified FR, it simply goes down as it normally would, it doesn't drop in multiples of/stutter when dropping/etc
- No screen tearing, just as with Vsync


Some people don't like FXAA because, by definition, it does create SOME blur around textures, but personally, @ 1440p, the result is actually somewhat pleasing as it gives a very faint "softness" to the image that makes it look MORE natural and less "PC Game"-ish.
   
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Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

If you want, though, you can use a frame limiting program so that you don't exceed the refresh rate of your monitor, which has a few advantages:
...
- No screen tearing, just as with Vsync

Absolutely false.
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yeap locking the frame rate to your monitor refresh rate does not mean you won't get screen tearing. you need vsync enabled to avoid screen tearing. use adaptive-vsync to avoid screen tearing without the fps dropping to 30fps when you go below your monitors refresh rate.
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Originally Posted by Pandora's Box View Post

use adaptive-vsync to avoid screen tearing without the fps dropping to 30fps when you go below your monitors refresh rate.

Use Triple Buffered V-Sync to eliminate screen tearing without the fps dropping to 30fps when you go below your monitors refresh rate, and IIRC Crysis 3 already enables it's own Triple Buffering when V-Sync is enabled so you don't have to do anything.
Edited by Oubadah - 8/9/13 at 6:32pm
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So I have have two GTX680SLi and just picked up my new monitor with higher res. It is straight up killing my cards. I can run everything maxed out but cant have any AA on to try and hold a steady 60fps. Do you this this is because the lack of video memory or just the high res? anyone else with 680s running about the same?

It has nothing to do with video memory. The game is just very demanding and requires A LOT of GPU horsepower wink.gif. Even my 770's can't push 60 FPS on 1440p x2 SMAA

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