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The latest drivers helped my 290x achieve much more stable framerates. I can play at 1440p with no issues. Now, I'm looking towards upgrading to a card which has 6 GB or more as I'd really like to replay the game with Nightmare shadows and textures.
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I can't say I enjoyed the boss fights much. I know they're a staple in modern gaming, but a big target with lots of health and high damage doesn't do much for me but cause frustration. It's a chore, not entertaining.

The boss fights were hard, no doubt about that, but they were not unfair. Most attacks could be dodged.

What I didn't like that much about the boss fights is that they were all concentrated in the latter half of the game. I think an earlier boss would have been welcome.

Another thing I found late game was that earlier weapons like the Pistol, Shotgun and Machinegun were not that useful anymore. I think in Doom 1 & 2 only the Pistol was obsoleted by the other guns.

Initially I had some second thoughts about how the chainsaw was changed, but I think that ultimately it was a good idea. The chainsaw remains a viable weapon throughout the game. One that can only be rarely used but it can pay off big time.

I'm thinking of making a lengthier write-up about Doom 4...
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story was meh... didn't speak to me.

Not sure if trying to be funny biggrin.gif.
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The latest drivers helped my 290x achieve much more stable framerates. I can play at 1440p with no issues. Now, I'm looking towards upgrading to a card which has 6 GB or more as I'd really like to replay the game with Nightmare shadows and textures.

I haven't finished Doom yet, but it's getting rather stale to me. The online modes are unplayable due to cheaters-hackers and the single player is what it is. The single player isn't giving me the replay value I want. The graphics are awesome, but I just haven't found the reason to go back and play it to finish the story. I'm at the area where you first receive the chainsaw so I believe I have plenty of more levels to complete. I have put 32 hours into the main game, snap map and multiplayer. I'm sure I'll finish it one day.

As far as performance goes the Fury X was not affected and the Day 1 driver worked fine.
-1080p + Ultra Settings fps gets average is 123fps.
-1440p+ Ultra + Nightmare Settings fps was 83fps, but I've seen some websites with newer builds get 89fps.
-4K + Ultra Settings fps average was 48fps.

This game does suffer from some performance issues that should be addressed with a patch soon. Vulkan support should also give a nice boost to several GPUs.
    
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I've already replayed the campaign once extra, and I've attempted to beat Ultra-Nightmare 20+ times.
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I have read that since Doom is an openGL game there is basically no hope of a working Crossfire profile being release, is this true? What sort of performance could I expect from a 290x at 1440p?
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I have read that since Doom is an openGL game there is basically no hope of a working Crossfire profile being release, is this true? What sort of performance could I expect from a 290x at 1440p?

They said SLI support is coming, but I haven't heard anything since. https://twitter.com/idSoftwareTiago/status/731018336847306752
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Well, I'm gone for 2 weeks and MP is suddenly completely dead? I'm kinda sad.

Plus, every time I actually find a match (the last one was 5 people total), my internet connection drops and I get disconnected from Steam. It only happens in DOOM. Is this new?
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Apparently idsoft are taking over MP and are going to 'fix' it. Which I think would be a welcome change.
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woah wait a friggin sec, theres no SLI support yet?

for my current situation, this could be somewhat good and bad news both....
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