Don't run any filtering on D3. Though it does look nice it will lay the smack down on a 9800pro. If it runs fine w/o it don't bother w/ it.
Are you even able to get to the menus? or does it crash before you even get there. Just run it at medium quality at 1280x1024, it will look fine.
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