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I don't want to sound like I hate the game, but I'm seeing past all the smoke and mirrors and realizing that this is an AWFUL launch.

It depends on what were you expecting...

I was taking for granted there would be issues, so I'm not surprised. I'm a bit pissed that the player-to-player trading didn't work and that the trading post was in maintenance. Besides that, I can enjoy a game without those features.
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is it just me, or complete the map on higher lvl give more experience reard than on low lvl?
    
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is it just me, or complete the map on higher lvl give more experience reard than on low lvl?

I haven't noticed that, but I do like how you still get the same percentage of your experience bar while completing lower areas. I'm almost done with a 40-50 area while being 60+ the whole time, and it felt just like any other area difficulty and leveling wise.
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So after downloading the new 306.02 drivers, my FPS skyrocketed from 80 to 100+. So I decided to overclock my gpu...I'm now sitting over 150 fps. You don't notice the difference but it is pretty awesome knowing my 670 is really giving me bang for my buck.
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So after downloading the new 306.02 drivers, my FPS skyrocketed from 80 to 100+. So I decided to overclock my gpu...I'm now sitting over 150 fps. You don't notice the difference but it is pretty awesome knowing my 670 is really giving me bang for my buck.

There's no way a 670 is doing maxed minus supersampling at 150 FPS. I would sacrifice some of that framerate for some more eye candy.
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There's no way a 670 is doing maxed minus supersampling at 150 FPS. I would sacrifice some of that framerate for some more eye candy.

Yeah I would have to assume that it's at default settings with no supersampling... either that or that's one hell of an overclock (and a 1:10000 gpu sample then) smile.gif

Either that or he's playing at a very low resolution.
Edited by DiGiCiDAL - 9/3/12 at 6:44am
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Yeah I would have to assume that it's at default settings with no supersampling... either that or that's one hell of an overclock (and a 1:10000 gpu sample then) smile.gif
Either that or he's playing at a very low resolution.
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There's no way a 670 is doing maxed minus supersampling at 150 FPS. I would sacrifice some of that framerate for some more eye candy.

Yeah I don't think I'm using supersampling. Everything else is on full and I'm playing on 1920 x 1080 resolution. Apologies there. I'll switch it on and see what the changes are. Didn't mean to get your hopes up wink.gif
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Yeah I don't think I'm using supersampling. Everything else is on full and I'm playing on 1920 x 1080 resolution. Apologies there. I'll switch it on and see what the changes are. Didn't mean to get your hopes up wink.gif

My guess would be shadows and LOD are on high instead of ultra too. Some of the settings go higher than "high". Not trying to piss on your party or anything. Just figured you would want to know.
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My guess would be shadows and LOD are on high instead of ultra too. Some of the setting go higher than "high".

Everything is as high as possible. The only thing that isn't is supersampling. Not looking for trouble either, just stating I'm impressed by what Precision X is displaying thumb.gif
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So I found a spot where my GPU is at 99% with vsync off, then turned all options to maximum and started turning them down to the settings I play at which I found look best to me (I hate the post processing and depth blur for example), as the performance was fine even with everything maxed out. My GPU is a GTX 680 Lightning at 1250mhz daily clocks and I'm running at 2560x1440.

Everything maxed: 69 fps
Post Processing off: 71 fps
Depth Blur off: 72 fps

The next three I can't see doing anything when they are maxed so I put them where the performance was best, I literally cannot tell the difference.

Shadows at high instead of ultra: 76 fps
Native instead of SS: 91 fps
Terrain and sky reflections only: 106 fps


Texture filtering, which I will suppose is AA turned off shoots my frames up to over 150, which I find strange. Also, turning the other settings down don't seem to have any effect on the frame rate beyond 1 fps or so.
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