I recently did a major overhaul to my PC and was trying to be budget friendly and purchased the 760 as an upgrade from an 8800 GTX. Now based on a lot of reviews i had read before purchasing, many people have claimed that they are running games like BF4 and Metro Last Light on Ultra settings with 45 fps or better. Well that hasnt been my experience whatsoever. so im wondering if there is something i am missing as far as settings are concerned. I was using a Sony 1080p TV as my display and noticed that BF4 had a huge performance loss at ultra settings, so i did some reading and found a lot of negative comments regarding using TVs for PC gaming mostly because the repsonse time for a TV is lacking compared to computer monitors so i purchased a computer monitor with 2ms response time, and still at ultra settings in BF4 i MIGHT get 35 fps not moving, and once the action starts happening the FPS falls through the floor. I know the 760s are the lowest end of the new GPUs from Nvidia, and coming from an 8800 its a great upgrade for the price. So im curious to know if people are just exaggerating their performance gains or am i really missing something.
Never been much for OEM software but i am using Geforce Experience and trying to use the "optimized" settings slider to see if it makes a difference, and default "optimized" settings are about 1/3 from the lowest possible settings. and the game runs great at that setting, but when i slap everything on ultra other than fxaa and anisotropic filtering it bombs.
AMD FX-6300 OC'd to 4.1Ghz
G.Skill 8Gb 1866
Samsung 840 Pro SSD
EVGA GTX 760 Superclocked 2GB
Yes, the one thing I left out, apologies. 1920x1080 @ 60hz
Okay. Lower your res set it at 1280x1024 or something and put all ultra settings and tell me the difference.
yeah i accidentally clicked the best solution thingy but hey here are the results.
so 1920x1080 everything ultra. no AO, No AA post, and no AA deferred. about 5 minutes of play in the test range i averaged 120fps, with a low of 110 and peak of 165. with AA maxed out and AO set to MBAO i averaged 62fps with a low of 55 and peak of 72. Now MP 32 man maps, with everything still maxed i averaged 32fp with a low of 8fps and a peak of 45. with AA and AO off it showed a slight gain of 38 average low of 32 and peak of 59.
at 720p or 1280x720 @ 60hz with no AA or AO i averaged 78fps in the test range and 72 in MP. but had lows at 40fps and peaks at 160. with AA and AO maxed, i averaged 65 fps with lows of 26 and peaks at 80. this was pretty consistent for both the test range and in MP.
I know that AA and AO are GPU heavy processes, and im fine playing without it, but again the reason for the post is to understand if there is a setting im missing, based on performance claims from other people.