NVIDIA/EA Posts Battlefield 3 Graphics Tech Talk

by Ryan Smith on 10/25/2011 3:14 AM EST


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  • Klinky1984 - Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - link

    Just a heads up the labels for the videos aren't exactly accurate as the videos aren't split in the same way as the slide he shows at the beginning of the intro. Not that it's really a big deal ;).
    Here are the proper labels if you want to copy & paste.

    Frostbite 2 Graphics Tech Talk Part 1: Intro & Objects
    Frostbite 2 Graphics Tech Talk Part 2: Lighting
    Frostbite 2 Graphics Tech Talk Part 3: Effects & Terrain
    Frostbite 2 Graphics Tech Talk Part 4: Post-Processing
    Frostbite 2 Graphics Tech Talk Part 5: Performance & Conclusion
  • Anonymous Blowhard - Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - link

    > Similar visuals to consoles, lots of stuff disabled
    > Still contains the essential visuals to not be unfair in MP

    It's a great day to be a member of the Glorious PC Gaming Master Race. ;)
  • mckirkus - Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - link

    It sounds like we're going to see a bunch of devs getting their hands dirty building engines for PC games to prepare for the next gen of consoles. After almost 4 years of not much progress we might just be witnessing the dawn of a new era. Reply
  • chapel976 - Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - link


    tons of guys seeing massive choppiness and stuttering with the new 285 drivers.
    People are seeing good performance with the 275 and 280 drivers, but are getting lock ups

    Nvidia hasn't responded at all.
  • rddtretff - Friday, October 28, 2011 - link

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  • chomlee - Friday, October 28, 2011 - link

    Am I the only one that notices that it appears that Nvidia and AMD are price fixing again? I just recently installed BF3 on my machine and noticed that the graphics where good but a little choppy. I currently have the ATI 4850 (512 MB). I purchased this card over 2 years ago for about $125 with rebates. For the first time in a while, I went online to shop for a new card. Typically after a year or so, the card I currently own is about half of what it used to be. From what I have been reading my 4850 is the same as the 5770 which is the same as the 6750 which is basically goes for the same price that I paid over 2 years ago.

    They keep changing the model numbers so people cant easily compare, but if you look at the performace per dollar, it hasn't changed in 2 years. Does anyone know what the hell is going on???? I was hoping I could get a card with at least a 2x performance jump for around $100 but it would be more like $200.
  • Zoomer - Monday, December 05, 2011 - link

    5770: DX11 happened.
    6770: TSMC happened.

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