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A bit off subject, but how does SM3.0 change game graphics or performance? Is there a big difference, and more importantly, will new games require it?
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If SM3.0 is supported in the game, and all the latest games do, there are some intresting effects like improved water transparency, high dynamic range lightning. Overall I think games like AGE3, NFS Most Wanted look better on SM 3.0 cards, and I like too see good graphics in the games I'm playing.
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Actually SM3 is not required for HDR. I think that the 800GTO would by far be the best choice as stock it is the most powerful of all those cards and if you can unlock it blows them away by leaps and bounds.
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post #14 of 14
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Originally Posted by Malaziel
Actually SM3 is not required for HDR.
Are you sure? In Most Wanted I have a setting that is about lightning.. something (I'll have to get back to you on this one) wich is turned off and I can't turn it on. To me it seemed it's the HDR enable/disable setting. I have a Gf5700le super OCed, so SM2.0 (or 2.1), and if HDR would work on the x800GTO it should work on my card too, am I right? But it doesn't...
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