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I tried this before on my Pentium 4 630 and a 7900GT. 9 FPS average.
What setting and resolution? I would expect it to run better than that on low settings.
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I tried this before on my Pentium 4 630 and a 7900GT. 9 FPS average.
I'm using a P4 640 @3.2GHz, and effectively 3GB of DDR2-800 + my GPU and SC

it would beat boredom if it was all I had, but its barely playable to un-playable


I'll try it with FRAPS later, it probably never went over 18fps
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post #13 of 25
talk about bottleneck. ~lol

kudos for you even doing this. when you get your mobo back you'll definitely get a performance boost!
    
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Wow I didn't think it would bottleneck THAT much..damn But at least since you see how crappy it's performing now, you'll really appreciate when you get to use your processor that's on hold.
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I did BadCo beta with my pent4 2.8. 2g ram... max 15 fps with my xfx 5770...
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I've tried playing a couple of times on my HTPC w/ e6600 and a 550 ti. It works, but not well enough to make me want to continue. Your experience sounds awfully similar.
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why not play at 720p instead of 1080p.
just step it down to a lower resolution?
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Get left 4 dead for now, your P4 can max it even with 4xAA
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post #19 of 25
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why not play at 720p instead of 1080p.
just step it down to a lower resolution?
I just used FRAPS, worse than I thought, 1 of the snow missions averaged ~11fps

I changed to 1280x768, no fps increase that I could tell, heavy meatl was ~14fps on foot, ~18 in a tank

atacama desert was about 10-12fps

At that resolution, it looks like a rotoscoped animation, like 'A Scanner Darkly' or something

so practically un-playable on my P4, frequent dips under 10fps
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What setting and resolution? I would expect it to run better than that on low settings.
All low, 1280x1024. This was before the days of my sig rig, that was my primary gaming rig. BioShock 2 at 12 FPS average, I was lucky to get 15FPS.
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