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Old 05-07-10, 06:05 PM   #403
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Default Re: Official "I just got a Geforce GTX 470/480" thread

Originally Posted by mailman2 View Post
Well go into my documents\BFBC2\settings.ini and for DirectX version set it to 10. Should be on AUTO now, change that to =10. Run the game and see if thats faster. Between DX10 and 11 I notice a large performance hit with GTX 480. Unlike my HD5807 which ran DX11 great the GTX 480 doesn't.

Try it in DX10 and let us know if that seems / benchmarks / feels faster. At least even the playing field with your last card.
Yeah, it does run a little better in DX10, but its still not a whole lot different than my 260. At least the load times are better than in DX11 though. I wonder if they'll ever fix that bug.

Meh... I'm still on the fence.

I think if I was totally happy with at least one aspect of this card I'd keep it for sure, but after selling my 260 I'll probably have around $180-$200 into this GTX 470. If I'm not happy with it, that's a waste of money.

EDIT: LOL, I just remembered that I took the side off of my case while playing this game. So the 81C load temp I reported earlier was with an open case...
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