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How do I get rid of CFX Flicker????
 
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This game is good!
Well, although I understand that the story is less on the grandiose side than Origins, it is still good.

The beginning does a very good job of boring you though... That ugly devastation scenery, those boring darkspawn (had to make difficulty higher to put some challenge into it), and the fact you have to repeat the ogre sequence, all help people getting frustrated with it... and then you get to Kirkwall and the game gives you the impression you have possibly one year of slave labor ahead.

After that, when it really starts it is quite good.

But I must admit, Bioware has done worst with it on the technical side than it usually does. Almost gave up on Dx11 at first cause it was, well, broken on the latest non-beta nvidia drivers. After upgrading to the 270s it improved nearly 500% (as nvidia claims, ). Even though, the depth of field effect is poorly coded as it makes the faces of your party members blur as you move the camera around (not in a natural way, in an ugly, dirty-lenses kind of way).
Visuals are great overall. No denying that.
It was, nevertheless, very ridiculous to find an exact copy of King Cailan's Armor selling cheap in the streets of kirkwall... I mean, couldn't they take the time to design a new one and never repeat that design again!? And the same motif (dragon face on the chest plate) is repeated yet again on Aveline's guardsman plate..
Also, some swords and other weapons look like they came from the Final Fantasy reject-bin (Carver's sword for one). No need for realism on an RPG game but Final Fantasy style is just sooo exaggerated! But that's just my taste anyway.

Hawke is cool, if a little on the bland side... like if he doesn't really care about much - especially if you choose the sensible dialogue options. Would be nice if we had other voices to choose for him (understandably that would mean a ton of work and money to Bioware, so hehe, nevermind that )
My last critic is that Hawke's sister is the cutest girl so far. She had to be his sister?!

Anyways, it is a great game once you get the right drivers and I am happy I bought a copy!
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Nobody got rid of the CFX flicker without disabling CFX??
 
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Nobody got rid of the CFX flicker without disabling CFX??
not yet
still waiting for updated drivers from AMD as far as I can tell...
SLI works with the beta drivers though
    
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I have access to my monster rigs and can't play the games. Dragon Age 2 has Flicker, Crysis 2 has Flicker ... what is the matter with people nowadays???
 
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I have access to my monster rigs and can't play the games. Dragon Age 2 has Flicker, Crysis 2 has Flicker ... what is the matter with people nowadays???
ATI for the loss?
    
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True . Should be my new nickname
 
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ATI for the loss?
But the problem is restricted to crossfire, right?

With one card (80% or more of the cases) is nvidia for the loss, unless you get beta drivers or go with dx9.
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But the problem is restricted to crossfire, right?

With one card (80% or more of the cases) is nvidia for the loss, unless you get beta drivers or go with dx9.
if you know me, you'll know I am just making a joke with Wishmaker. not trying to incite a war between the two camps.
and there is nothing wrong with going with the new Beta Drivers while they wait for the Windows certification. It is better than making us wait for them to get their certification.

However, at the same time, if you have a crossfire set up, why should you have to step down to one card for a game? If AMD had Beta drivers for the crossfire issue, would you make the same kind of comment towards them?
    
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if you know me, you'll know I am just making a joke with Wishmaker. not trying to incite a war between the two camps.
and there is nothing wrong with going with the new Beta Drivers while they wait for the Windows certification. It is better than making us wait for them to get their certification.

However, at the same time, if you have a crossfire set up, why should you have to step down to one card for a game? If AMD had Beta drivers for the crossfire issue, would you make the same kind of comment towards them?
No no, I got you
I don't think from a fanboy-flame-war point of view. I usually stay away from threads that go in that direction.

I agree completely. Just like we shouldn't need to get beta drivers, the cf people shouldn't need to deactivate cf just to make the thing playable, as that is not really a solution like the drivers but a way to get around the problem. And it sucks.

Anyways, the game is new and drivers (alfa) should be out soon to make it work well across the board. Hopefully
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