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Bad Company 2 doesn't benefit from an SSD

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I moved Bad Company 2 to my SSD when I still had my desktop, and loading times were exactly the same as if the game files were on my storage hard drive. Map loads were the same 15-20 seconds, there was no noticeable difference at all, like you can get with almost every other game out there.

Anyone know why the game takes the same amount of time to load on an SSD and an HDD?

I have a theory, but would like confirmation - it takes the same amount of time because the server has to sync the map to you, because of the destructable environments. You have to download the map's details to sync the terrain.

Can anyone offer some insight?
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Different drivers different load times
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Is this connecting to servers? or singleplayer?

If we are talking servers, then it isn't going to be any faster unless you get faster internets
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Servers in multiplayer.

And Lune, back when I had my 5770, it took longer to load than when I had my 560Ti because of the crappy AMD drivers.
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Takes less time for me with a SSD.
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Servers in multiplayer.

And Lune, back when I had my 5770, it took longer to load than when I had my 560Ti because of the crappy AMD drivers.
Could it be taking longer in multiplayer because it's waiting for other players to load in before jumping the gun?

I hope you didn't think multiplayer would be that much quicker. Take a stab at single player load times and report back.
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I don't care about multiplayer but singleplayer should be quicker with an ssd right?
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