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Do you use CFX? ZeolotKi11er has used CFX for years so his view has more worth than most. I also back up his view. 2015 has been bad for CFX. Until then, games have worked well with CFX for the most part.

I have used CFX several times in the past but I haven't had any AMD cards since CFX 6970s (and Dragon Age 2 was horrible with CFX enabled). There have been constant issues with both CFX and SLI since the technologies were first introduced, claiming otherwise is looking at the past with seriously rosy glasses.

2015 might have been worse than 2014 but "never been a problem before" is patently false.
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I have used CFX several times in the past but I haven't had any AMD cards since CFX 6970s (and Dragon Age 2 was horrible with CFX enabled). There have been constant issues with both CFX and SLI since the technologies were first introduced, claiming otherwise is looking at the past with seriously rosy glasses.

2015 might have been worse than 2014 but "never been a problem before" is patently false.

1-2 games you cant really say its a problem. Every game but 1-2 works then its a problem. HD 6970s are like 5 years ago. Thats a long time. Also not for GimpWorks I am not talking about the performance hit. I know you can turn it off. I was just saying all games that have been developed/marketed with Nvidia have been terrible for CFX.
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I have used CFX several times in the past but I haven't had any AMD cards since CFX 6970s (and Dragon Age 2 was horrible with CFX enabled). There have been constant issues with both CFX and SLI since the technologies were first introduced, claiming otherwise is looking at the past with seriously rosy glasses.

2015 might have been worse than 2014 but "never been a problem before" is patently false.

I said "for the most part", which means it's "mostly" worked OK, in "recent years".
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1-2 games you cant really say its a problem. Every game but 1-2 works then its a problem. HD 6970s are like 5 years ago. Thats a long time. Also not for GimpWorks I am not talking about the performance hit. I know you can turn it off. I was just saying all games that have been developed/marketed with Nvidia have been terrible for CFX.

The line I quoted was: "Never been a problem until this year which was full of GimpWork games."

I have had lots of problems with CFX support before GameWorks even existed. It wasn't only 1-2 or two games, I remember when most games didn't work very well with CFX (or SLI).
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I said "for the most part", which means it's "mostly" worked OK, in "recent years".

I never argued with that statement, I actually agree with it. Once you include the "mostly" and "recent years". tongue.gif
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The line I quoted was: "Never been a problem until this year which was full of GimpWork games."

I have had lots of problems with CFX support before GameWorks even existed. It wasn't only 1-2 or two games, I remember when most games didn't work very well with CFX (or SLI).
I never argued with that statement, I actually agree with it. Once you include the "mostly" and "recent years". tongue.gif

Never been a problem? For a problem to happen its when CFX start having problem in every single games. 1-2 games is not a problem. That comes with the technology. For the most part it was driver update and CFX was good to go. Now even months after no effort is being made.
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I am ready.
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Yay! Another reason to be happy with my 980Ti purchase a couple months back haha. Now I hope cranking the settings cracks the 4GB VRAM barrier and I will feel even more vindicated! Muahaha!

I liked 2013 Tomb Raider, and am looking forward to the sequel. Haven't looked into anything about the settings yet, if they are even leaked/released, but hopefully the 980Ti recommendation means the game will look incredible and not just be poorly optimized :-/
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The worst part of it all, i watched Lirik complete it on Xbox :-(
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I liked 2013 Tomb Raider, and am looking forward to the sequel. Haven't looked into anything about the settings yet, if they are even leaked/released, but hopefully the 980Ti recommendation means the game will look incredible and not just be poorly optimized :-/

I did too. I thought it was much better than the Uncharted Games. I also enjoyed it more than Far Cry 3. I'm really excited for Endurance Mode, which looks immensely fun.



Rise of the Tomb Raider is going to be epic on my 980 Ti Classified.
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Cause judging by all the latest games that have been released so far, there is nothing positive to say about them. Dont blame me for being negative, blame the industry for not learning.

Yup, kind of sad. There are still a few gems out there, but as a whole the industry is pretty ugly right now.
    
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