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Will 5850's in xfire mode will Run Crysis 2 at max DX11

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August 20, 2011 8:54:29 PM

Hello all.

Can't find any benchmarhs for xfire 5850's. Wondering what the difference between DX10 and DX11 for graphics is and does it make that much of a difference?

Wondering if my system will be able to run Crysis 2 Max out at 1920x1200 -will be playing on Acer G24 Monitor. Even though I have 3 monitors hooked up. Only one is used for gaming.

Rig below:

My rig is OC'd to 4.0ghz.
Vidoe Card xfire is at STK clocks.
And video drivers up-to-date with the latested CCC and profiles.

Internals:
Mobo: Asus P6X58D-E
CPU: i7 930 LGA1366
CPU cooler: Noctua NH-D14
SSD: intell X25-M 80gig
HDD: WD Caviar Black 1TB 7200
GPU: Sapphire ATI Radeon 5850 x 2 (crossfire)
RAM: Crosair XMS3 Classic 6GB DDR3 1600mhz
PSU: Crosair 750Txw
Case: Antec 1200

Monitors:

Acer S243HL x2 (max res at 1920x1080)
Acer G24 (max res at 1920x1200)

Miscellaneous:

Keyboard: Logitech Gaming G110
Mouse: Razer Epic Naga
Mouse pad: Steelseries 4HD
Headset: Tritton AX180
DVD: Phillpes x22
OS:windows 7 Home premium

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a b U Graphics card
August 20, 2011 8:58:57 PM

Pretty sure that will be more than enough, just set the driver level tessellation cap to 16 or 32 to prevent the Nvidia cheat from slowing it down too much.

http://techreport.com/articles.x/21404/1
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August 20, 2011 9:26:29 PM

Thanks for getting back to me about this. So I can play with the D11 patch with the Hardcore graphics update?

What is the difference in all these DirectX....sorry if I sound so noob. I really don't understand the difference.
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a b U Graphics card
August 20, 2011 9:45:05 PM

The difference are mostly in lighting and the water can be nicer in dx11 as well. You won't notice any huge differences as the screenshots show, but it will work fine with dual 5850's I'm sure, just make sure you put the tessellation down in your drivers.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/crysis-2-directx-11...
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a b U Graphics card
August 20, 2011 10:42:39 PM

I doubt it, honestly from all reviews I have seen, it will be playable but not at 45-60fps

correction I can not say for sure, but I still doubt it, there are lots of people who will say differently
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August 20, 2011 11:30:53 PM

Hey guys, I put the tessellation to 16x. playing at 1920x1200 [Full Screen mode]. Using DX11 patch + the High texture pack enabled.

Playing single player Campaign with V-sync on.

Extreme Setting: 60fps.
Hardcore Setting: 40fps

Should I leave V-sync on or off? 40fps seems playable at the moment. Will that change online?

Judging by my system specs and my FPS in campaign mode..what settings would you recommend I play at?

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a b U Graphics card
August 21, 2011 1:01:23 AM

I would take 60fps at extreme settings over 40fps at hardcore any day.
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a b U Graphics card
August 21, 2011 1:12:00 AM

eyefinity said:
I would take 60fps at extreme settings over 40fps at hardcore any day.

This. And keep Vsync on IMO. I don't know why anyone ever plays anything with it off, but some people don't like it for some reason.
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August 21, 2011 9:56:12 PM

Isn't 40fps playable with no issues? Extreme and Ultra is a huge difference IMO....
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a b U Graphics card
August 22, 2011 3:41:57 AM

i find ultra dx11 high res playable at 35fps as long as the difficulty is up
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August 25, 2011 5:06:38 PM

Best answer selected by Holunwing.
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a c 272 U Graphics card
August 25, 2011 7:08:10 PM

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