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GTX 470 Can't Handle Dragon Age II at Very High Setting?

post #1 of 13
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I was messing with detail on Dragon Age II, and it seem like GTX470 cannot handle Very High Detail setting at DirectX 11, i keep getting artifacting on the ground and lag pretty hard to like 5-10fps, is this normal? But when i switch to High, everything run very smooth, no lag at all, is it of Driver issue or bug in the game? I even installed the detail pack from bioware site
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post #2 of 13
I had the same problem. Install the latest beta drivers from Nvidia. Won't be perfect but it will be playable and the artifacting will be gone.
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post #3 of 13
It's a known issue. All the NVidia cards are under-performing in DA2 atm.

http://social.bioware.com/forum/1/to...ndex/6420212/1
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My 460 also underpreformed in the demo on High settings, because the Very High was greyed out in the demo. Got 15Fps too.
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I think next forceware will be like this : + 100% performance Dragon Age II.
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The demo worked great on my 460 but the release...I had to update drivers. I've been playing at high graphics no issue since. Just bumped it up to very high, some lag stutter but no graphical errors in the thaig map
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As it is, I find DA2 to be unplayable at Very High or even High settings using DX11. Framerates sit in the 30-50 range with a lot of fluctuation. I get some visible slowdown (any quality setting in both dx9 and dx11) that doesn't seem to be reflected by the fraps display. All in all a very underwhelming experience. I expect drivers and patches will correct these performance issues, but yeah, we aren't alone.
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Everyone is saying DX11/performance is horrible o_O
    
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post #9 of 13
You should be able to do it, I'm playing it at maximum settings and get 50-70FPS (1 4890 @ 1680X1050). But it does dip down to 15FPS and lower at intense scenes.
     
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
Everyone is saying DX11/performance is horrible o_O
Well, "everyone" using Nvidia cards anyway.

I'm pleasantly surprised how well my lowly 6850 driving Eyefinity can do in DA2.
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