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I'm going to play BFBC2 on my P4

post #1 of 25
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my MB is in RMA and should be on its way back, I'm using a P4 3.2 with HT on socket 775 with DDR2-800 I think

So after learning that BC2 can actually run on a P4, DLing BC2 with origin, and I try it for a buzz
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post #2 of 25
P4 with a 6950. It'll run fine. Just notch down the physics and you'll be golden.
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I'd play BF2, buth free v1.0 can't use 1080p, so it looks all squashed
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post #4 of 25
dual cores have a hard time with bc2 so a p4 might choke
thout the ht model might do ok
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post #5 of 25
try overclocking it to like 4.0ghz if possible, that will help you a lot. unless you are worried about heat. I have a pentium D 935 laying around here that I got up to 4.0ghz, made it a lot more snappier.
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post #6 of 25
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18 mins DL time left

can't OC this garbage DELL 370 system, looked up everything on the MB I could find, no go

Not that it matters, I just want to try and see what its like on P4


My 890gx should be back early this week
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post #7 of 25
let us know how it goes.
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I used to play Crysis on a P4-3.2Ghz with a Gts-250 lol... And 2Gb ram.
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post #9 of 25
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well its playable on some maps, but just barely, I set all setting to minimum @1080p and in WinXP so DX9c, lots cartoony, what a difference

heavy metal was about +20fps, laguna alto and harvest day were about the same, panama canal was probably 15-20fps, had to quit while driving a B??? vehicle , way too laggy

The sound suffered too, when driving a tank I couldn't really here the top MG at all

but anyway I killed about 7 people and died 3 times, come on RMAed M4A89gtd pro, my x4 40 is waiting
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post #10 of 25
I tried this before on my Pentium 4 630 and a 7900GT. 9 FPS average.
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