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Originally Posted by revlimiter View Post
I am presently getting 30-60fps in DX11 and sometimes 75fps but only in smaller areas. Mind you my settings are at medium. I am finding DX11 runs a lot better than DX9, especially with the shadows (and for some reason there is no support for DX10 whatsoever in Dragon Age 2?)
How are you running DX11 on a DX10 card?
post #12 of 25
How are you running DX11 with a DX10 9800GTX?

DX11 in the demo runs bad because: http://social.bioware.com/forum/Drag...6151799-1.html

I haven't bought the game so can't say for sure how the full game runs.
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game works good for me with a 6970 at 1080p with everything cranked to max.

I imagine a 6850 would deliver all you need for your resolution needs
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post #14 of 25
75fps + Vsync Enabled?
DX11 on DX10 card?
Im beginning to smell ignorant or troll.

All you will need is a 470 and you will kill DA2.
At your res a 1GB 460 is plenty I would think.
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Instead if getting a 580, spend 250 on a his 6950pcs++ which is a guarantee unlock to 6970, and spend the remaining in a good 22-24in monitor.
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I am running 1280x1024 resolution - would a GTX580 be total overkill for my system to run Dragon Age 2 at a smooth 75FPS at max details in DirectX11 and with the high res texture kit installed? I am talking about 75FPS, no less! Not even 74FPS

Is this even possible? Lol
Keep in mind my resolution is lower than others..

Thanks!
what is the refresh rate on your monitor?
    
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post #17 of 25
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Yeah, I should really upgrade my monitors at some point in the near future.. I bought these Samsung LCD flatscreen monitors a few years ago and I really liked them because they aren't widescreen (too big for my desk). I actually still do really like them, the clarity on them is great. And in total I get more viewing area, however it's just not for gaming. Hmmm, maybe I should invest in 1 of these in the future? http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...16824236059CVF

Not sure I would notice any difference in the picture quality of gaming though? Just more viewing area. Any help / guidance would be greatly appreciated.

I am not sure how I am running "DirectX 11" on my DirectX 10 card.. Sounds impossible. But that's what it states in the game so it must be a glitch with the game. I go into the video options and under version it shows DX11 as selected and DX9 is also an option but DX10 greyed out. The so called "DX11" actually looks better than DX9 for me but I am guessing it is actually rendering in DX10 and Bioware needs to release a patch to fix this..
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what is the refresh rate on your monitor?
75Hz
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Instead if getting a 580, spend 250 on a his 6950pcs++ which is a guarantee unlock to 6970, and spend the remaining in a good 22-24in monitor.
Yeah definitely do this. You will be stunned by the difference. I cant even imagine playing at 1280x1024 you are missing out.
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Playin on dx11 on my sig rig. around 40-70+ fps easy on high settings no AA. This is the full version btw, I have bought the game so im not really being a pirate. I must say da2 is MUCH better than i wud have expected, love the story telling. It is much better than the first
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