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Thanks! +1

ok, one more question... I was under the assumption that when you have 2 1gb cards Xfired you still only have 1gb of VRAM...

Well, the Afterburners Graph shows that I have 2048 megs?? I ran a couple games to test it out and I BFBC2, Crysis Warhead and My max VRam got up to 1996 (that's with everything full 8x AA in Crysis W.) mostly it sat around 1400-1700 usage.

I know this is not much BF3 related but I'm trying to get set up so that I can asses the damage to my system for the Beta.
Edited by T3beatz - 9/7/11 at 2:11am
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Get the new beta 7; it was was released a couple days ago. AMD does not include APIs to read memory usage like Nvidia does so a hack had to be made to read it from the windows drivers.
Could that cause any issues with Punkbuster?

I currently have the BETA 6, so I'll have a look at the BETA 7 now.
    
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Could that cause any issues with Punkbuster?

I currently have the BETA 6, so I'll have a look at the BETA 7 now.
Nope. There's a checkbox to disable low level access for PB games. I use a 2nd install just to monitor in BC2 because disabling low level access on AMD cards means you can't change/monitor the voltage.


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I was under the assumption that when you have 2 1gb cards Xfired you still only have 1gb of VRAM...

Well, the Afterburners Graph shows that I have 2048 megs??
Just divide it by half if you're CF/SLI. If you have 4 cards take 1/4 of the total. Everything is duplicated across each card. He'll probably update it to recognize how many cards you have and adjust in a later version.
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I have bad feeling that this game is not going to turn out better then its predecessors.
I mean how much can they enhance gaming experience?
They just keep adding graphic boosts....
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Whatever they do I will still play it
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Could that cause any issues with Punkbuster?

I currently have the BETA 6, so I'll have a look at the BETA 7 now.
Used beta7 yesterday for like 4 hours and no crashes.
    
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Nice pilot and gunner
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Nope. There's a checkbox to disable low level access for PB games. I use a 2nd install just to monitor in BC2 because disabling low level access on AMD cards means you can't change/monitor the voltage.
I don't mind not having Voltage control as I do not need to OC my cards for now, so I'll keep it disabled.


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Used beta7 yesterday for like 4 hours and no crashes.
The AMD 5000 series are not affected by this particular issue, only AMD 6000 series, it was confirmed by the MSI Afterburner creator.
    
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I have bad feeling that this game is not going to turn out better then its predecessors.
I mean how much can they enhance gaming experience?
They just keep adding graphic boosts....
I think this belongs to the MW3 thread?

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I have bad feeling that this game is not going to turn out better then its predecessors.
I mean how much can they enhance gaming experience?
They just keep adding graphic boosts....

I think this belongs to the MW3 thread?

Can't be. There haven't been any graphics boosts in MW since, oh, 1972.
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