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why does DAO run 15c hotter then DA2?

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Basically as the title says, leaving the fan set to auto in CCC, i easily reach 83-85 celcius in dragon age origins while i rarely pass 70 in dragon age 2. Both game at max setting, shouldnt it be inversed?
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I'm not familiar with the game engines used, but if the same engine they may have tweaked part 2 to run more efficiently
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i'd take a guess it's because DAO was initially meant to be a PC exclusive game until it got ported to the consoles...

It seems that with DA:2 consoles got first priority then it went over to the pc....
When i first got it unpatched... dx11 was soo unplayable.. it crashed during specific cut scenes... A total pain, and imo it doesn't even look good graphically
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So it sounds like the same basic reason Crysis 2 is easier to run than the original
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So it sounds like the same basic reason Crysis 2 is easier to run than the original
pretty much... it sucks for us, developers seem to always go towards which ever makes the most cash... can't blame them for that though :/
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pretty much... it sucks for us, developers seem to always go towards which ever makes the most cash... can't blame them for that though :/
yeah, but at least bioware seemed to have learned from the mistake that da2 was, although it was a game I really enjoyed, it wasn't even close to origins.
    
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You may notice that DA2 looks like crap (as in, MORE than the first game).

This tends to not stress your GPU very much.
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