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post #11 of 68
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This is making me rethink getting an nvidia card ever again.... that and the childish comments the nvidia CEOs have made in the past month or two.
Agreed. Everyday my faith in Nvidia falls even lower.
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Don't judge your purchase on what a CEO says because they dont rule everything in the company, they just act like they do. It's like saying America's a bunch of redneck ******* because of what George Dubyah Bush has to say.
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post #13 of 68
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has anyone else seen assassins creed on a 3870? its stunning

boo nvidia...
*lies* Actually when you run DX10.1 with Assassins Creed it removes some of the post processing effects making it look worse.
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post #14 of 68
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Originally Posted by forcifer View Post
has anyone else seen assassins creed on a 3870? its stunning

boo nvidia...
Oh I see, all show and no go.
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post #15 of 68
Well at least I know I'm getting my bang for my buck with Nvidia.
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post #16 of 68
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*lies* Actually when you run DX10.1 with Assassins Creed it removes some of the post processing effects making it look worse.
It doesn't remove effects. What D3D10.1 does is remove some of the passes done in the post processing effects, making things more efficient and easier on the GPU. This has been already stated in the older thread we had on this. Basically, it makes the effects complete faster. The main reason it was taken out was because it was causing problems on D3D10 hardware (older ATI cards and all nvidia cards) which is rather believable (incompatability between the two modes). I don't think it was a big conspiracy on nvidia's part (Vantage probably is but that's another story), but just Ubisoft trying to fix their mistakes.
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post #17 of 68
What a bunch of crap. They don't want the industry to progress with ATI.............they're hurting technology with their market dominance.
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post #18 of 68
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I don't care what Nvidia say or do...

So long as they keep making the most powerful cards I am happy

Assasins creed running on SLI 8800GTX's is even more stunning btw
But if their cards are less capable then they are not as powerful, and the whole issue with this is that you can get your 8800GTX SLIed performance with much less hardware power through ATI because of DX10.1 support.
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post #19 of 68
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It doesn't remove effects. What D3D10.1 does is remove some of the passes done in the post processing effects, making things more efficient and easier on the GPU. This has been already stated in the older thread we had on this. Basically, it makes the effects complete faster. The main reason it was taken out was because it was causing problems on D3D10 hardware (older ATI cards and all nvidia cards) which is rather believable (incompatability between the two modes). I don't think it was a big conspiracy on nvidia's part (Vantage probably is but that's another story), but just Ubisoft trying to fix their mistakes.
Ubisoft and a couple benchmarking sites stated that it removed some of the post processing effects being applied though. Why would Ubisoft lie and take away DX10.1 support?
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post #20 of 68
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Ubisoft and a couple benchmarking sites stated that it removed some of the post processing effects being applied though. Why would Ubisoft lie and take away DX10.1 support?
Because Nvidia sponsors the game, and when your sponsor says to do something you do it apparently.

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Originally Posted by Melcar View Post
It doesn't remove effects. What D3D10.1 does is remove some of the passes done in the post processing effects, making things more efficient and easier on the GPU. This has been already stated in the older thread we had on this. Basically, it makes the effects complete faster. The main reason it was taken out was because it was causing problems on D3D10 hardware (older ATI cards and all nvidia cards) which is rather believable (incompatability between the two modes). I don't think it was a big conspiracy on nvidia's part (Vantage probably is but that's another story), but just Ubisoft trying to fix their mistakes.
If Ubisoft were truly not being pressured by Nvidia, they should have fixed the issues instead of just removing DX10.1 support altogether.
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