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It's surprisingly playable on an overclocked 7970 at 'high' settings. Doing better than I had thought it would. I've been putting off buying new cards until I can see what the 390x brings to the table and didn't think I'd be able to run this well at all.
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Project Cars and TW3 aside for a moment, this debate got me curious enough to go over some of TPU's gaming benchmarks run on the 960, and I was actually surprised to see 2 other titles in which the 960 comes within 10% of the 780 -- COD:AW and Far Cry 4. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


So I think now the key question to ask is, do all 4 of these games -- COD:AW, Far Cry 4, Project Cars, TW3 -- have anything in common that make Kepler cards run so badly on them?

The 960 also almost matches the 290 in COD:AW (and spanks the 290X in pCars, but something is going on there on the AMD side).

My theory is that those games all use a version of Gameworks that is specifically optimized for Maxwell cards, at the expense of Kepler. Of course, the other way of looking at that would be that it is a version that is specifically optimized against Kepler, to the unintentional benefit of Maxwell. The insane GTX 960 performance in COD:AW and pCars indicates the former to me, but I guess that's open to interpretation.
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The two results from Techpowerup are from the same reviewer. He is also using the same cpu, memory and motherboard for each test at the same frequency. He's even using the same hard drive.

The only thing that changed is the drivers. Everything else is the same except each test brings 1 new card to the table.

I don't see any place the information could be more valid.

If you can show me that he used the same version of the games I'll be sold.

And likewise to anyone trying to show degradation in performance, post 3 synthetic benchmarks using 3 drivers from the same machine using the same setup and you've got your proof. Preferably new tests that you've done specifically for this purpose because processors and cards alike can degrade over time with the way that some of us push them. redface.gif
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Is crossfire working for you?

Im running TW3 at 1440P completely maxed out only option disabled being "hairworks" and for the most part im staying in the mid to uper 40's running around outside in the forested areas of the game. For whatever reason the game is smoother than most at this framerate and I am also using a wireless 360 controller which im sure helps out. with the smoothness.

GPU TriX 290X at 1180mhz core and 1450mhz mem.
CPU 3770K at 4.5ghz DDR3 2400mhz ram.
Win 8.1
Beta 15.4 driver.


Needless to say im very happy with the peformance that I am getting, I was even able to turn it up to 3200X1800 while keeping the settings the same and hold 30fps most of the time.

No. Only 290 @ 1100/1500
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I have to run everything on low, and I'm still getting only 20-30fps at 1080p, with Vsync on or off. Crossfire causes serious artifacts, so it's time for me to upgrade.

I can barely enjoy the game frown.gif but so far I enjoy the game nonetheless.
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How do I explain it? Group-think and confirmation bias. rolleyes.gif But feel free to continue to believe that Nvidia has a corporate policy to intentionally de-optimize their older cards, rather than consider they just may be able to make driver improvements to a new architecture that don't automatically apply to the old one.

Group think? Confirmation BIAS? ...... NO

I've seen Nvidia cripple GK110 to make Maxwell look a lot better. The Nerf is real. More noticeable on some games more than others, even synthetic benchmarks will prove that out.

I had to buy a beefier power supply and just run GTA on brute horsepower 1386mhz 1.4v, let's see how long before one or both cards burn. Lol. When I get and if I get on the Pascal ship, it probably be the X70 no more flagship for me if Nvidia keeps pulling this Nerf to upgrade BS.
post #277 of 461
Poor performance on my rig.
Classies are clocked at 1300.
First room in Kaer Morhen, everything set to high(incl. PP w/Motion Blur off) getting about 50FPS but it feels very choppy.
GPU usage is all over the place.
The choppiness is making it unplayable.

I have not had time to research, has the day 1 patch dropped?
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Is anybody here having utilization issue with witcher 3 on sli
My first card is 80s only second is hitting 98
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So are there any official benchmarks released from the more reputable/popular sites?

Want to see some actual hard numbers before I pick it up
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Is anybody here having utilization issue with witcher 3 on sli
My first card is 80s only second is hitting 98

A bit yeah.
Its bouncing around though, not consistent.
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