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I ran BC2 on a X4 40 with a ATI 5670 OCed to 900/~4760

It did all rite fot the most part, under hevay explosions the FPS wood drop
Edited by Mit Namso - 5/9/11 at 5:06am
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My rig ran it okay at 1600x1200 so you should be able to coax it to run.
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Maybe not if you have an OC'ed i7, but if you have a dual core at 3.6ghz you can drop below 60fps at lowest settings @ 1080p.

Last time I checked on high my CPU was around 95-99% and my GPU around 70-80% with VSync disabled (horrible input lag if enabled) and I was only getting 25-40fps (on high settings).
My i7 is overclocked, get this, 10MHz. Although, running 12GB's of RAM, especially at CAS 5, really helps.
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medium textures and detail without AA or AF at 1080p im pulling between 40 and 50 (as high as 70 when nothings happening and as low as high 30s when ***** hits the fan)

BlackOmega, Removing shadows works wonders thanks!
Shadows eat up A LOT of GPU power. This is an old trick I used to use when the rigs I had weren't capable of playing most games on any decent settings. I found that disabling shadows allowed me to enable other eye-candy and get more playable frame rates.
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run it in medium without aa and you'll be fine, case closed
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My i7 is overclocked, get this, 10MHz. Although, running 12GB's of RAM, especially at CAS 5, really helps.


Shadows eat up A LOT of GPU power. This is an old trick I used to use when the rigs I had weren't capable of playing most games on any decent settings. I found that disabling shadows allowed me to enable other eye-candy and get more playable frame rates.
It's pretty common knowledge it's one of the few games that will fully use up lower end quads/dual cores easily. Though I only have a dual core(with HT) I only get about 60% cpu load and 60+ fps on high, but on a 6850/460 I am GPU limited with 99% GPU load.

For someone on a C2D, they will have a problem in full 32 player servers once things start falling apart.

His system is completely gimped for this game, as he will hit full usage on both the GPU and CPU quite easily, and no amount of tweaking will really help in most situations.
     
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yea it ll play it on low
    
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It's pretty common knowledge it's one of the few games that will fully use up lower end quads/dual cores easily. Though I only have a dual core(with HT) I only get about 60% cpu load and 60+ fps on high, but on a 6850/460 I am GPU limited with 99% GPU load.

For someone on a C2D, they will have a problem in full 32 player servers once things start falling apart.

His system is completely gimped for this game, as he will hit full usage on both the GPU and CPU quite easily, and no amount of tweaking will really help in most situations.
Hmm.... That's odd considering I barely get 20% usage on my i7.

And it's "common knowledge" to me that turning OFF shadows improves gameplay quality across the board. Even in Crysis watch your framerates climb to new high's with everything maxed and shadows off.

People underestimate exactly how much processing power is needed to make good realistic shadows --in real time.
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