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    upgrading your gpu for crysis 3?

    I've been pondering if I should upgrade my gpu from a 6870 to a 7950 for crysis later this month, or wait for the 8000 series.
    anyone else stuck with the idea of upgrading
    I guess I'll see how my 6870 handles the beta tomorrow


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    I gt a 6870 too. Report back what its like int he beta.
    How did you get into the beta?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keefy View Post
    I gt a 6870 too. Report back what its like int he beta.
    How did you get into the beta?
    open beta starts tm! (29th)
    http://www.crysis.com/us/crysis-3/beta

    Im running a gtx 670 looking forward to what it can do!

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    I think this will be the year that my two 5870's get retired. Depending when I have the money I wouldn't mind getting a 690


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    Can't wait for CRYSIS 3 ,actually picked up CRYSIS 2 a few days ago and been playing it maxed out DX11/HI RES on my Superclocked GTX 570 getting 60+ fps /35+ heavy battle fights so hopefully I can play CRYSIS 3 on some decent settings

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    Downloadingit now...hopefully it'll run smoothly.

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    man it seriously crushes my GPU Maxed out was only getting 20+ FPS even taking the Blur off & lowering the AA & Anti to 4x only got me a few more FPS & that was even after I overclocked my card .

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    Turn all the AA off. AA is very intensive.
    What I find stupid is that we have to input our Origin user and pass even though it is launched from Origin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keefy View Post
    Turn all the AA off. AA is very intensive.
    What I find stupid is that we have to input our Origin user and pass even though it is launched from Origin.
    yep will do that next time I like the BETA so far played both modes The Pinger is good but really slow to use

    & yep it is pretty stupid having to input your Details even though you're booting from Origin itself

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    Ok, here is the deal...you send me your HD 6870 and I will send you my GeForce 9600GT, cool?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maltrophstitan View Post
    I've been pondering if I should upgrade my gpu from a 6870 to a 7950 for crysis later this month, or wait for the 8000 series.
    anyone else stuck with the idea of upgrading
    I guess I'll see how my 6870 handles the beta tomorrow
    Might as well wait for the 8XXX series gpu's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBettaKnow View Post
    I think this will be the year that my two 5870's get retired. Depending when I have the money I wouldn't mind getting a 690


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    Quote Originally Posted by MATRIX 2 View Post
    Might as well wait for the 8XXX series gpu's.
    This

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    Turning the AA off to 2x has gotten me to 30+fps

    Anyone using the NVIDIA Gaming Experience program it's good as it Optimizes your games tells you when new drivers are out like the 316.96 BETA driver has just been released.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John25 View Post
    Turning the AA off to 2x has gotten me to 30+fps

    Anyone using the NVIDIA Gaming Experience program it's good as it Optimizes your games tells you when new drivers are out like the 316.96 BETA driver has just been released.
    2x is not OFF.
    disabled is OFF

    Also lower the other settings for christs sake y Pc can get over 60FPS on lowest.

    ADS sensivity is way too high, makes it pointless to use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MATRIX 2 View Post
    Might as well wait for the 8XXX series gpu's.
    That I agree with...or failing that go for a higher end Nvidia gpu if you can't wait and simply need to play this game maxed out.

    That said: If you guys are going to get an Nvidia upgrade perchance ask my local guys down at Bossrigs.com what they can do for ya.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keefy View Post
    2x is not OFF.
    disabled is OFF

    Also lower the other settings for christs sake y Pc can get over 60FPS on lowest.

    ADS sensivity is way too high, makes it pointless to use.
    lol calm Down I did try it with AA OFF & also turned OFF the Motion Blur & was getting 45/55+ FPS I only played around with the AA to see how much of a Drop I was getting each setting & 2x SMAA drops me to 30+ FPS.

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    I'll play it to test the limits of my computer I bought last year, but I'm not a fan of the Crysis games... they are pretty boring imo

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    About to try it out right now. Hope it runs decently.
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    it actually runs a lot better than i expected, 30fps vsynced outside battles, 60fps inside

    ran everything on high with the lower fxaa enabled at 1920 x 1080

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    Like one of the other guys here mentioned, I too get 30 outside minimum and 60 max. Also, there are new beta drivers out for those of you using nvidia cards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acid Snake View Post
    Like one of the other guys here mentioned, I too get 30 outside minimum and 60 max. Also, there are new beta drivers out for those of you using nvidia cards.
    yep installed the 313.96 Driver last night

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    even with multi running surprisingly smooth, I'm still not hopeful my 6870 can handle the campaign.


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    turned up some settings to very high with a pretty smooth 60 frames at 1440 x 900


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