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Interesting indeed!

Could be great for us AMD owners, could be not.

I'm not a fanboy, I just hope it runs great on AMD and Nvidia!

Although you could have a good point on #2, since the Alpha had so many problems with Nvidia cards, but it did run flawlessly in AMD cards.

Since PAX is coming up in 2 weeks and they plan to have a bunch of GTX 580 SLI rigs there for the 12 v 12 competition, I wonder if Nvidia is making them a special driver just for that?

It's all about drivers

It'll run smooth on both Nvidia and AMD by the time Open Beta comes around.
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Lol that. Brings up some interesting questions.
1. If the game is "gaming evolved", why does AMD not provide those 32 cards?
2. If its "the way it is meant to be played", there may be still problems on nv cards...
3. They said, that 64 player conquest is going to be showcased. Why only 32 PC's then?
32x AMD 32x NVD to prove that is does run flawlessly on both?
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32x AMD 32x NVD to prove that is does run flawlessly on both?
This could actually be nice.
    
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Interesting indeed!

Could be great for us AMD owners, could be not.

I'm not a fanboy, I just hope it runs great on AMD and Nvidia!

Although you could have a good point on #2, since the Alpha had so many problems with Nvidia cards, but it did run flawlessly in AMD cards.
Yup had to update drivers twice on my rig, to keep it from crashing, although it still crashed every now and then.
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Yup had to update drivers twice on my rig, to keep it from crashing, although it still crashed every now and then.
No1 cares about the crashing, but the extremely low FPS, amd was getting tripple or even more with even worse cards than 580.
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I cared about the crashing to an extent because it was unplayable. I didn't experience any horrible frame rates though. Did you have problems with your 580s?
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I cared about the crashing to an extent because it was unplayable. I didn't experience any horrible frame rates though. Did you have problems with your 580s?
He had an HD5970 back then.

But I do know of a clan member and some other friends with GTX570 SLI and such, who had almost half the performance of my HD6970 CF.

Let's hope we can all enjoy the game with the same performance on equal cards of each brand.
    
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I'm not sure if this has been posted yet, I don't think it has. Here's instructions on changing your Origin default name (and thus the BF 3 name, in the event that the name works as it did in the alpha).

http://i.imgur.com/CvJ1f.png
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That's because 6000 series scales almost 100% up to 3-way. Fermi requires a SB @ 5Ghz with x16 lanes and still has high diminishing returns with each additional card. Single vs single though, the 580 3GB hands down.
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That's because 6000 series scales almost 100% up to 3-way. Fermi requires a SB @ 5Ghz with x16 lanes and still has high diminishing returns with each additional card. Single vs single though, the 580 3GB hands down.
What? Proof is all over the internet that you can run even 2x GTX 580 3GB on a damn 8x lane not even 16x and theres zero difference at low res... like 5% hit at 6048x1200.

Wth are u talking about? SB @ 5GHZ? lmao. It's not about any of that, but about how badly nVidia failed with their drivers. I can tell you that I was getting 20 fps in the Alpha with 5970 and then I swapped to the new beta drivers from ATI and jumped from 85 min outside to 150-200 inside the metro.


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He had an HD5970 back then.

But I do know of a clan member and some other friends with GTX570 SLI and such, who had almost half the performance of my HD6970 CF.

Let's hope we can all enjoy the game with the same performance on equal cards of each brand.
Funny thing is Crossfire didn't even work.. right?
Edited by Lune - 8/13/11 at 5:14pm
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