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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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newsguy1332d ago

Finally, a game test my 590!

MmaFan-Qc1332d ago (Edited 1332d 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.

urwifeminder1332d ago

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

aquamala1332d ago (Edited 1332d ago )

Looks phenomenal, eyefinity (3 screens)works great

coolmaster1332d 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.

floetry1011332d ago

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

Bimkoblerutso1332d ago (Edited 1332d 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.

ninjahunter1332d 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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