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Im having an Issue with Crysis and im not sure if its my 4890 or what. When I try to launch the game in Native Res 1920x1080 Full screen I get Out of Sync from my Monitor But when I start the game 1920x1080 Window it works perfect.

I can start the game fullscreen 1920x1080 but I have to use

"C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Electronic Arts\\Crytek\\Crysis WARHEAD\\Bin64\\Crysis64.exe" -dx9

Im not sure why im thinking that maybe my 4890 wont play in DX10. Also im wondering should I play warhead in 32bit or 64bit. How much of a loss do I take by playing in DX9
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4890 isn't enough power for DX10 Crysis (at 1080p). So using DX9 and "High" or "Gamer" settings would be your best bet.

Secondly, you want to use the 32bit executable. Crysis has severe memory leaks, and if you use the 64bit exe, you will have HUGE memory usage with Crysis.
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but wouldnt the card Load the game either way? or did ur card have the same problem wehn you had ur 4890
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but wouldnt the card Load the game either way? or did ur card have the same problem wehn you had ur 4890
My card didn't happen to have THAT problem no. But it certainly wasn't enough at 1080p for DX10 Crysis. If I knocked it back to DX9 and high settings with 4x AA it was just fine though. About 35 FPS average at 1080p. In DX10, Very High, no AA, I was getting 20-25 average.
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ahh, it should still load.. hell, you could load it on a 8400gs lol. I'm not saying it's going to run well, but it will "work".
I ran crysis when I had one 4890 at 1680 all high averaged around 45fps.

ohh.. xfx, there's your problem. Do you know if you have one of that bad batches?
It's probably not the problem at all but it would be something to look into.
Edited by Phoriver - 12/30/10 at 11:12pm
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Could very well be a bad card. I did notice that I cant run Stalkers in DX10 either. I did notice one tho. I took my Wifes Monitor off her desk wich is a 1600x900 Res and hooked it up HDMI I could run Stalker & Crysis in DX10 1920x1080 full screen no problem.

Im wondering if this is a Monitor Issue but I cant tell cause her monitor isnt 1920x1080. Right now im running Crysis warhead Everything Enthusiast with 4x AA and its running very Smooth no stutters at all. But its in DX9 wich sux
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I'm still on my 4890 till tomorrow. Mine works fine still actually. But yeah, its just not enough horsepower for 1080p on Crysis and Stalker. Not maxed out. That's why I bought the 470.
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so let me ask you this. Why would I be able to run Crysis using 1600x900 fullscreen dx10 on her monitor but not on Mine?

I wish I had another card to test to see if it is the 4890 or my monitor grrrr lol. Sux being poor
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so let me ask you this. Why would I be able to run Crysis using 1600x900 fullscreen dx10 on her monitor but not on Mine?

I wish I had another card to test to see if it is the 4890 or my monitor grrrr lol. Sux being poor
hmm, such a bizzare issue. Never heard of something like this. Can't you just alt+enter after you started windowed?
    
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so let me ask you this. Why would I be able to run Crysis using 1600x900 fullscreen dx10 on her monitor but not on Mine?

I wish I had another card to test to see if it is the 4890 or my monitor grrrr lol. Sux being poor
The full screen problem sounds like a monitor or cable issue. Mine will do it just fine, I just get horrible performance at 1080p, since its Crysis.

1600x900 would probably play just fine in DX10 high settings though, as its a MUCH lower resolution.
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