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Old 23-02-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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[Crysis 3] Gaming with 7850/7870/7950/7970

Hi guys, how smooth is ur gaming with the mention graphics card with no overclocking done.

AMD driver: 13.1 and 13.2 seems to have no difference.

Single Campaign Mode:
For my case, i using i5-3450 + MSI 7870
In full HD 1920x1080 + medium settings
But once i set it to high, it seems to be slightly laggy. Jerky here and there. During sprinting, it will suddenly move very fast as if the FPS suddenly jumped.

Any of the bros here would mind sharing their gaming experience with their in-game settings?

taken from poor_poor thread

true?

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Old 23-02-2013, 10:12 PM   #2
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take a look at my review on hd 7850 playing crysis 3
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Old 23-02-2013, 10:55 PM   #3
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Try disable AA.
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Old 23-02-2013, 10:58 PM   #4
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Even 7950 need everything to be at medium to run really smoothly. If set to max will also lag at times. And this is with a highly oc 7950
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Old 23-02-2013, 11:40 PM   #5
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Old 24-02-2013, 12:14 AM   #6
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This game brings most current gen graphic cards to their knees man. Even with a HD7870, I am not so sure if you can get an absolutely smooth frame rate throughout the game at the settings you chose.
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Old 24-02-2013, 12:39 AM   #7
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This game brings most current gen graphic cards to their knees man. Even with a HD7870, I am not so sure if you can get an absolutely smooth frame rate throughout the game at the settings you chose.
It did bought my Sapphire 7970 to its knees.. The AMD program even crashed.. This game utilizes LOTS of memory. 970Mhz 1455 Memory Mhz and i could only run it smooth (>60fps) with certain drops to >50 on MEDIUM.
Disabled AA and only 1TX
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Try disable AA.
Yeah i agree. AA kills at least 10 frames for very little difference!
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Old 24-02-2013, 01:49 AM   #9
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I put every graphical setting to max but keep the AA at medium level with my Msi 7950 clocked @ 1000/1400Mhz, gaming @ resloution of 1920x1080, still quite playable IMO at ard 30+ framerate....
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Never enable AA until everything else is at max. AA kills frame rates the most while offering almost nothing in visual improvement. AA takes up too much gfx ram too.
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Old 24-02-2013, 08:46 AM   #11
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Never enable AA until everything else is at max. AA kills frame rates the most while offering almost nothing in visual improvement. AA takes up too much gfx ram too.
That's true. Usually, I rather keep resolution high than to enable AA. Things like shadow quality can also be lowered to keep the game in playable frame rates.
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Old 24-02-2013, 10:24 AM   #12
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Never enable AA until everything else is at max. AA kills frame rates the most while offering almost nothing in visual improvement. AA takes up too much gfx ram too.
Not exactly. Myself, at the very least 2xMSAA or some sort of MLAA/FXAA before trying to max out the rest. To each his own really. Also 2xMSAA or MLAA/FXAA doesn't kill performance that much.
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Old 24-02-2013, 06:31 PM   #13
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Anti-aliasing really reduces frame rate for that rendering, still looks nice even without it. However, the 16x Anisotropic filtering doesn't affect the frame rate (to me, at all) that much.
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Old 24-02-2013, 08:54 PM   #14
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I am running 1920 x 1080 very high settings but with FSAA disabled on 7970 1.1/1.5
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Old 24-02-2013, 08:55 PM   #15
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I am running 1920 x 1080 very high settings but with FSAA disabled on 7970 1.1/1.5
FPS?? Clock speeds? :O
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