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Tried this already, did nothing about the SLI stuttering "Very High" video quality. I've tried tweaking everything, just gonna have to wait for driver updates.
I'm d/ling the high-res tex pack...once Paris-Nice is over for the day, I'll see how this critter behaves under Eyefinity.
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Im trying to decide if its worth installing the high res texture pack...

i ran the demo on high, dx11 mode, 2xAA, 4xAF with awesome frames

maybe ill just try ultra high and see how it runs at 1920x1080...
post #33 of 541
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Been playing for an hour. Even with beta drivers that supposedly enable SLI for Dragon Age 2, this game is horribly optimized. "Very High" on DirectX 11 is bringing my computer to its knees.. more like floor.. average 2 FPS. (2560x1600 resolution, but still)
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Lol noob, you are only running tri - sli and your CPU is only @ 4.7Ghz,
your rig is so obsolete, you need to upgrade ASAP to a really 1337 hardware that crapsoles have, because they can run the game just fine.
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Re-posting from another forum concerning DA2 SLI:

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Flocons de Mais wrote...

It's not a lag, per se - If I hold down W to move foward, the screen pulsates forward, (imagine holding down you gas pedal in your car at the same time as your brake, and every half second, ease off on the brake). That's the best way to describe it.

This is the exactly what I'm experiencing. I have TRI-SLI GTX 580 and have this weird motion stuttering when using "High" or "Very High" video quality settings in-game for DX11.

According to Fraps my FPS in-game on "Very High" is above 30, but the motion stuttering makes it feel like FPS is 5.

I tried other input devices, it has nothing to do with input. I tried EVGA SLI Enhancer DA2 profile, didn't help. I'm using Nvidia beta drivers 267.31.

Control panel settings:

Ambient Occlusion: Off
Anisotropic Filtering: Application
AA Gamma Correction: Off
AA Mode: Application
AA Setting: Application
AA Transparency: Multisample
Maximum Pre-Rendered Frames: 3
Multi-display/mixed GPU acceleration: Single display
Power management mode: Maximum
SLI rendering: NVIDIA Recommended
Anisotrpic sample optimization: On
Negative LOD bias: Allow
Trilinear Optimization: On
Threaded optimization: Auto
Vertical Sync: Application

I've tweaked nearly every in-game and Nvidia Control Panel setting.

GPU utilization according to MSI Afterburner is 50-60% while playing:
http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/8306/da2.gif

Here is a YouTube video I made from Fraps demonstrating the stuttering. First video is "Very High" quality with stuttering, second video is "Medium" quality with no stuttering.

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Performance is an absolute joke, everything maxed out on a single card. None of the SLI issues.

25FPS average.

I'm using the beta drivers from Nvidia which Bioware recommended, too.
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Will there be a collector's edition? Should I pull the trigger now? If yes, whats the best price of this game? I am in the UK at the moment.
 
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Will there be a collector's edition? Should I pull the trigger now? If yes, whats the best price of this game? I am in the UK at the moment.
there is no collector's edition... just the regular... if you didnt pre-order your chances of getting the upgrade to the signature edition is pretty small...

There may be an ultimate edition down the line...

as far as price? I figure retail is the price you will pay anywhere, as it was released today.
    
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Will there be a collector's edition? Should I pull the trigger now? If yes, whats the best price of this game? I am in the UK at the moment.
Yea you needed to pre-order before the 11th of January to get the Signature Edition which is basicly DA2's CE.

The Signature Edition just gets you 2 items of dlc for free(one of which you can buy anyway). The rest of the release DLC you can get by going to the DA2 site and signing up for various newsletters etc...
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One of the reasons I did not pre-order that one was the need to get a collector's edition. I guess I can do without ... Erika on facebook said at the moment they have no plans for something like that
 
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One of the reasons I did not pre-order that one was the need to get a collector's edition. I guess I can do without ... Erika on facebook said at the moment they have no plans for something like that
if they were going to make a CE it would have been released today as well... just sayin...
    
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