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looks like i'll be passing this game up.
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As shown in the Assassins Creed 4 Video.... The PS4 version doesn't look much better than the WIiU version.

Also it will save me from the headache you guys are experiencing. Plus to me Watch dogs is a console game.

Bencher, isn't that your own personal rig in your sig? That thing destroys the PS4, let alone the WiiU. You'll have absolutely no issue with still significantly higher settings than even the PS4 version with that. If the controller is an issue, why not just get/use a 360 controller or even a PS3/PS4 controller (wouldn't be surprised if even the WiiU one could be used) with a third-party program? To be blunt, there really is no such thing as a console game, controllers work great on PCs and the PC version can also be had for cheaper.
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Bencher, isn't that your own personal rig in your sig? That thing destroys the PS4, let alone the WiiU. You'll have absolutely no issue with still significantly higher settings than even the PS4 version with that. If the controller is an issue, why not just get/use a 360 controller or even a PS3/PS4 controller (wouldn't be surprised if even the WiiU one could be used) with a third-party program? To be blunt, there really is no such thing as a console game, controllers work great on PCs and the PC version can also be had for cheaper.

Yes this is my sig rig.

For me there are games that are meant for consoles and games that are meant for pc.

For example I have COD Ghost for pc and WiiU. However I prefer playing Ghost on WiiU, just isn't worth running my pc for that.
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The actually runs fine @ 1080p with Ultra settings, Ultra textures, 4x MSAA on a 3Gb OCed GTX 780 Ti with 337.82 drivers 90-95% of the time. The other 5-10% of the time, textures go over 3Gb and that causes occasional stutters, which do suck, but they don't make the game any less playable than good old 45fps framerate. These stutters mostly happen during driving and rarely when you walk/run/hide.

What does suck about this game is that hacking is not eve necessary. You can do just the required bits and the rest can be handled with guns and even a slow-mo shooting skill! Do NOT play this game on Normal. Play it on HARD if you want any kind of challenge.
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one of the perks of the wiiU is that its playable in the car(assumign you have a Car AC adapter)
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The actually runs fine @ 1080p with Ultra settings, Ultra textures, 4x MSAA on a 3Gb OCed GTX 780 Ti with 337.82 drivers 90-95% of the time. The other 5-10% of the time, textures go over 3Gb and that causes occasional stutters, which do suck, but they don't make the game any less playable than good old 45fps framerate. These stutters mostly happen during driving and rarely when you walk/run/hide.

What does suck about this game is that hacking is not eve necessary. You can do just the required bits and the rest can be handled with guns and even a slow-mo shooting skill! Do NOT play this game on Normal. Play it on HARD if you want any kind of challenge.

I wish I could agree with this, but the stuttering absolutely impacts driving performance, in my opinion. It's caused me to crash quite a bit whereas without it, I drive better. Personally, I plan on only using temporal SMAA on my 780 (when I get my copy), though. Hope it helps, and I will be very disappointed if it just nets me 60 FPS with those stutters. Stuttering is antithetical to why I like high FPS. I need to wait until tomorrow to find out, though.
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post #417 of 964
yeah 90% of the stuttering is when I'm driving, even if I put the game on low it still stutters from time to time.
Guess we just need to wait for new drivers. thumb.gif
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Just a little observation, when the game stutters both CPU and GPU usage hit rock bottom.
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Do all the people experiencing stuttering when driving around have the game on an SSD? Just wondering if there is a bottleneck trying to load textures from a HDD.

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My game is installed to an SSD
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