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How many FPS will I get with 780 sli & triples?

Discussion in 'Project CARS' started by Billy Pilgrim, May 29, 2015.

  1. Hi
    I haven't bought this yet. I'm wondering what sort of performance I'll probably get with my setup. I have slightly overclocked 780s in sli, triples, and an i74770k.

    What kind of FPS could I expect at, say, medium settings? Would I get more than 60?
  2. I run a i3770K 3.5G, 16G RAM, 2x 770GTX 8M in SLI on triples and have 60Hz monitors, mostly ultra settings and all PP (DoF, Motion Blur, Sun Glare etc) stuff and shadows off (because flickering). I don't have any exact FPS figures but i perceive no stuttering (vsynched to 60FPS) even in rain and with 20 AI on track. I think I run 4xMSAA and 4xSMAA also (could be 2x, have to check).
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  3. Thanks for your reply.
    So it's perfectly smooth, you'd say?
    Does it look good on triples?
  4. I run 780 ti SLI on triples with an i5 4670k with mostly everything on high/medium and I easily get 90-100 fps. I have 60hz monitors so I run with vsync on and I never have a problem going below 60 fps even with a full grid
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  5. Well there are issues with triple screen due to no real support, hud and menus are all over the place, side screens strecthed etc. I would say it's smooth with my settings yes.
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  6. Frank

    Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    Turn off your vsync, use -fpscap instead, thank me later :).
  7. William Wester

    William Wester
    Premium Member

    I've tried -fpscap, vSync is smoother for me (GTX980, i7, 16GB, 3440x1440) and I don't feel any delay (TX wheel). But it's an option.
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  8. Frank

    Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    The biggest issue is that you get used to the delay. Try this, let a friend play, and watch from an angle, you will see what I mean!
  9. William Wester

    William Wester
    Premium Member

    But that means I should have felt the difference when I turned vSync off. Anyway, I'm happy with my sims with vSync, its an option that works for me. I just can't stand choppy/stuttering graphics.
    And I don't have any friends :unsure:
    Last edited: May 30, 2015
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  10. Frank

    Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    You got enough friends on this forum ;-).

    The delay can make you quite a bit slower, hard to put a number on it, but if I turn on vsync I am about 1.5 sec slower.
  11. I have same CPU and GPU as op but single 27inch. I have almost all settings maxed and get fps range of 50 to 110, no stutter
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  12. Thanks for your replies. As the performance appeared to be so good (according to your posts), I bought the game and have tried it out. It looks very very good and I'm getting 70 - 100 fps.
  13. Flying Kefran

    Flying Kefran
    From Gran Turismo to pCars

    I have a very similar set-up:
    4770k + tri-sli gtx 780.
    Everything goes well in pcars and I am quite sure the third card does not bring anything in this game.

    You can target a combination of high and ultra parameters if you are reasonnable on the aa settings and avoid options that activate Physics.
    Last edited: May 31, 2015
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