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my i7 averages about 30% on 2 cores and 15% on the other 2.

my shader unlocked 6950 2gb is pretty much pegged at 90-99% always. This is on the Ultra setting at 1920x1080 with ubersampling disabled.

on a side note, that ubersampling is ubercrazy... i was reading that it essentially renders everything 4 times over? no wonder it brings just about anything to it's knees...
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my i7 averages about 30% on 2 cores and 15% on the other 2.

my shader unlocked 6950 2gb is pretty much pegged at 90-99% always. This is on the Ultra setting at 1920x1080 with ubersampling disabled.

on a side note, that ubersampling is ubercrazy... i was reading that it essentially renders everything 4 times over? no wonder it brings just about anything to it's knees...
It's 2x2 SSAA. Basically the frames are rendered at double your resolution and then downsized. Extremely effective at eliminating all sorts of aliasing but has been known to blur textures and the performance hit is huge.
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There are some tweaks to improve witcher 2 performance ?
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There are some tweaks to improve witcher 2 performance ?

yes

http://www.geforce.com/#/Optimize/Gu...-2-tweak-guide
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Hi, I'm going to buy the witcher 2 and i wonder if it would work on my laptop. I'm not really into technical stuff so i'd like to ask you first
My laptop is Acer 7741G build i5-430, ATI Radeon 5650, 640 HDD, 4 GB DDR3
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Hi, I'm going to buy the witcher 2 and i wonder if it would work on my laptop. I'm not really into technical stuff so i'd like to ask you first
My laptop is Acer 7741G build i5-430, ATI Radeon 5650, 640 HDD, 4 GB DDR3
Should work fine at low-medium, depending on your resolution.
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Just finished it, awesome! Although I was only about ready to be half-way done.
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Just finished it, awesome! Although I was only about ready to be half-way done.
yeah, the devs said they specifically made the game a bit shorter because they wanted to create a more well rounded, cinematic experience. So far, i am very pleased with what they have done...

i spent ~35hours on the first chapter alone... did every quest and sidequest while also exploring as much as i could and it has kept me interested the entire time.

I will say that i now understand the VAST difficulty change from Chapter 1 to Chapter 2... it seems like you gain 3-4 levels in the last few events in Chap 1. so i imagine that has something to do with the change in difficulty...
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my i7 averages about 30% on 2 cores and 15% on the other 2.

my shader unlocked 6950 2gb is pretty much pegged at 90-99% always. This is on the Ultra setting at 1920x1080 with ubersampling disabled.

on a side note, that ubersampling is ubercrazy... i was reading that it essentially renders everything 4 times over? no wonder it brings just about anything to it's knees...
I read a whole article that was saying this is the product of lazy devs / consolization of the game because DX11 could do what ubersampling does without much of a performance hit at all. They said they used DX9 because they could do everything they wanted to do in it, but that sounds like a blatant lie to me as they planned this for the 360 from the start and wanted to save on development time.

Other than that issue though I am absolutely loving this game beyond comprehension. What an amazing game!!!!

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Just finished it, awesome! Although I was only about ready to be half-way done.
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yeah, the devs said they specifically made the game a bit shorter because they wanted to create a more well rounded, cinematic experience. So far, i am very pleased with what they have done...

i spent ~35hours on the first chapter alone... did every quest and sidequest while also exploring as much as i could and it has kept me interested the entire time.

I will say that i now understand the VAST difficulty change from Chapter 1 to Chapter 2... it seems like you gain 3-4 levels in the last few events in Chap 1. so i imagine that has something to do with the change in difficulty...
As for game time I think that if we pause to reflect it seems that you can play this game twice over with other than the first chapter, it being a completely different game which would mean that we sort of get 2 games in one here. Super stoked to beat it and then beat the 100 other games I need to beat on steam and then get back to it and choose the other path. Again what a great game!
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Beat it twice by going with Iorveth the first time and Roche the second. My second playthrough it literally turns into a completely different game with a completely different storyline. I recommend everyone play through it at least twice as you're literally going to miss 45% of the rest of the game by only going through once. Also had ~30 fps at 1920x1080 on max without ubersampling. This game definitely rewards you for having a computer that can handle the highest settings. Hair looks fantastic if you have morphological AA (on ATI cards).
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