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AMD, Nvidia Push Out New Graphics Drivers Primed for Far Cry 3

Maximum PC: The wait is over, Far Cry 3 is here and available on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and of course our favorite gaming platform, the PC. To kick things off on a high note, both AMD and Nvidia have released new GPU drivers -- AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta and Nvidia GeForce 310.70 -- that promise to deliver big performance gains in Far Cry 3 (by as much as 38 percent in some cases), as well as a few other titles.

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newsguy1540d ago

Finally, a game test my 590!

MmaFan-Qc1539d ago (Edited 1539d ago )

my "old" msi n580gtx lightning is able to max out the setting(minus the Vsync) and get a stable 50-60fps in all the situations, so dont worry.

urwifeminder1540d ago

Works great on my 7850 on ultra im still using 12.10 getting another 7850 at xmas crossfire up.

aquamala1539d ago (Edited 1539d ago )

Looks phenomenal, eyefinity (3 screens)works great

coolmaster1539d ago

I hope these drivers will fix the msaa issue. i know msaa hits the performance a lot but in fc3 it's just too much heavy performance hit.

floetry1011539d ago

I know a few people have turned off MSAA completely and just enabled FXAA in the Nvidia control panel. Have you tried that?

Bimkoblerutso1539d ago (Edited 1539d ago )

Didn't really help the issue, to be honest. In fact, I don't know about other cards, but I'm running a couple of 560ti's and I saw almost no performance gain whatsoever from these drivers.

You always have to take those percentages with a grain of salt, in my experience.

ninjahunter1539d ago

Man, i wonder how crappy my performance would be if i used old drivers, seems like theres a 5-10% bump in performance every month or 2.

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