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Guys I've been running the game on all High + Medium Post AA. Just lowered most settings to low/medium and the game looks nearly identical. I've played for a few hours, trying out all the different maps and I can't see any difference. Game runs considerably better, I've never seen it dip below 60FPS while before I'd get 40 or so on dense maps. Running at 1440*900 75hz btw. Anyone care to explain what's up with this? What's eating up so much performance without offering any visual improvements?
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Can anyone confirm if these recent beta drivers for BF3 worth to install? I would feel comfortable to wait for the WHQL version however i read Nvidia forums people were having problems and i have a friend who is using them and he says it works just fine and has no problem.

been working perfectly fine for me. i believe they're hotfix drivers so not much changed
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Guys I've been running the game on all High + Medium Post AA. Just lowered most settings to low/medium and the game looks nearly identical. I've played for a few hours, trying out all the different maps and I can't see any difference. Game runs considerably better, I've never seen it dip below 60FPS while before I'd get 40 or so on dense maps. Running at 1440*900 75hz btw. Anyone care to explain what's up with this? What's eating up so much performance without offering any visual improvements?

I see the same thing it's crazy... I was running on everything Ultra with a single 6870 and my card was being worked pretty hard... Then I took everything down to medium/high and everything looked pretty much the same but my cards Temp went down a ton, and the game runs a lot smoother.
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I see the same thing it's crazy... I was running on everything Ultra with a single 6870 and my card was being worked pretty hard... Then I took everything down to medium/high and everything looked pretty much the same but my cards Temp went down a ton, and the game runs a lot smoother.

You have to restart the game in order to see the differences I believe
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You have to restart the game in order to see the differences I believe

yeah, this is after restart... there is not a truly noticeable difference... just some shadows. Someone posted some pics of the differences earlier in the thread, from how much your card gets taxed going up to ultra is not worth it right now.
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Did 11.11 drivers fix BF3 crashing on first run for anyone else?

I just updated to the latest version, loaded up BF3, and was able to get into the game without it error out to desktop.
 
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11.11 didn't fix crap. I can't even enable eyefinity with this garbage driver.
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11.11 didn't fix crap. I can't even enable eyefinity with this garbage driver.

why you switch from 580's bro ?
    
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Did 11.11 drivers fix BF3 crashing on first run for anyone else?
I just updated to the latest version, loaded up BF3, and was able to get into the game without it error out to desktop.

I spoke too soon. Crashed earlier when I did a new power cycle.

BTW, my server list seems to went poof. I mean, its not showing as many servers compared to 3+ days ago.

I live in CA. Anyone else nearby see the same thing?
 
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