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Driver 305.53

Vsync off, 65 - 90 FPS, spike 180fps.

 

 

Keep in mind, the game is not fully CFX/SLI supported yet so it function as a single card.

 
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are the 305 drivers the 660 ti/ dev drivers?
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Originally Posted by Descadent View Post

just woes of buy to play game with microtransactions has it's pros and cons for sure.
Sure but 10 USD for one character slot is just outrageous.
That is 90 dollars for to play all the classes.

I know it could change, and I really hope so.
Edited by Erio - 8/21/12 at 9:09pm
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Todays stress test was the first time i got to play. Pretty much played WvW the whole time and i loved it. Game ran smooth, 50 fps even in most crowded areas with everything but supersampling on.
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just woes of buy to play game with microtransactions has it's pros and cons for sure.
Sure but 10 USD for one character slot is just outrageous.
That is 90 dollars for to play all the classes.

I know it could change, and I really hope so.

Gems can be trade/bought with in-game gold, i dont see how youre being forced to pay with real money to get that slot.
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Big news about Game performance.

 

 

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Guild Wars 2 engine programmers have made major client-side and back-end improvements over the past couple of months, including several different kinds of optimizations that have led to performance gains. Because we strive to ensure the smoothest player experience possible, we try to implement these changes only when they’ve been appropriately tested to ensure stability. This has led to the fluctuation in performance that many players have experienced through the Beta Weekend Events and stress tests.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/bill-freist-talks-optimization-and-performance/

 
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Gems can be trade/bought with in-game gold, i dont see how youre being forced to pay with real money to get that slot.
True, but how much grind is needed is really the key.
For example, League of Legends F2P model sells champion and Bloodlne Champion also sells champions.
But LoL doesn't need fracture of Bloodline's grind, therefore it is bearable for me.
In Bloodline it is "technically possible" to play and get the champions, just insane amount of grinding.
This is what I fear, specially I played other Micro-tranaction games that sells inventory tab and keys, etc. In the end it is often "technically possible" to play without pay just not feasible in reality.
$30 + the bank tab and bag tab seems a whole lot of grind really,

By the way, I hate this system for design reasons too.
The way to buy these things in the ship is to convent gold to gems via AH. The price can get hugely inflated as time goes on, leaving new players who join late impossible to play without pay.
If they have a set gold price for the Micro-transaction then I might be OK. Yes, I understand this doesn't really effect me, but I hate to see other new players are force to pay. Not to mention, no new blood means the game will die fairly early. Another thing I doesn't want to see.

In short, if they doesn't have Bank/Bag tabs, Character slot and keys in the Micro-transaction I'm completely fine with it. No magic find boost would be better.
Edited by Erio - 8/21/12 at 10:20pm
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I'll never see the appeal to have 8 characters, let alone more than 2 in an MMO. I'll stick with one for years at a time. =/
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In eq2 which I played for about 4 years I had used all my slots, but I had only played about 3 characters to the max level with high end pvp and raid gear.

I personally don't really make alts until my main character is "finished" or not fun anymore. I'm not one of those people that like making a new character for the sake of making one and playing every class. I like getting to the max level. In gw2 it should be pretty fun leveling up though the areas and stories are pretty well designed.


Believe me when I say the gem shop is really just a convenience shop and additional appearance items shop. You do not need a single item from it to play the game. In other F2P mmo's they require you to buy things from their cash shop to get new questing areas, to get higher levels, to equip certain tiers of gear. Not the case in GW2.
Edited by JAM3S121 - 8/21/12 at 10:23pm
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I'll never see the appeal to have 8 characters, let alone more than 2 in an MMO. I'll stick with one for years at a time. =/

In this game - birthday presents.

Main reason i'm buying 3 more slots.
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Big news about Game performance.










Source: https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/bill-freist-talks-optimization-and-performance/

I don't get anywhere near that, but I guess I never used "auto detect" to find my graphics.
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Sure but 10 USD for one character slot is just outrageous.
That is 90 dollars for to play all the classes.
I know it could change, and I really hope so.

You get 5 slots for free. It's $30 to play all classes.
Edited by Murlocke - 8/21/12 at 10:24pm
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