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Yea.. I'm very unhappy with the loot compared to BL1. They need to fix this. 95% of the time I play single player and the loot is crap. I played through BL1 at least 12 times.. BL2 will get lucky to get a second playthrough at this rate.
Played solo lvl 20 sniper assasin... did the quest from the black smith where you retrieve his chest and the lewd pictures of moxxie. The boss dropped an orange shield. 2300 capacity. 135 regen. 3.2 second cooldown. Can't complain about that for lvl 20.
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Maybe unplayable was little bit harsh word, but when fps dips at constant 60 to 40 and this happens in the middle of big chaos it's kinda feels like stuttering and that same smoothness is gone what you have in constant 60fps.
This is straight at Nvidias webpage:
At a bare minimum, a GeForce 8800 Series graphics card is required to enable PhysX, but realistically players will require a more recent card, such as the GTX 460. To attain the highest level of fidelity, however, Borderlands 2 players will require a GeForce GTX 660 or higher. Our performance chart below, generated using the game’s built-in benchmark, provides a general overview of how the game will perform with PhysX High enabled on a range of GPUs

http://www.geforce.co.uk/whats-new/articles/borderlands-2-physx/
So I'm just curious it's that true what other users says that their fps doesn't never go under 60. (I mean those who have GTX670 or GTX 680 and PhysiX at high). According what Nvidia says that's seems to be true, but I'm getting those dips near to 40fps and i have read that I'm not alone with this. Maybe gtx670 or gtx 680 just isn't powerful enough to run this game at Max settings at constant 60fps.

Fair enough, yes, if it's constantly stuttering between the two, then yeah it would be unplayable, but as long as you leave the fps setting to "smoothed 22-62" it never stutters during drops. I just tried my rig with PhysX on medium and during a huge fight with varkids, the frame rate slowly (yet smoothly, never felt stuttery at all) fell to 22.
 
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Played solo lvl 20 sniper assasin... did the quest from the black smith where you retrieve his chest and the lewd pictures of moxxie. The boss dropped an orange shield. 2300 capacity. 135 regen. 3.2 second cooldown. Can't complain about that for lvl 20.

You got lucky then.. that quest dropped a blue gun and green shield for me..

I'm level 28 now and still have yet to find an orange. I did find one "pink" gun but it really sucks. The stats are good and accuracy is good but the recoil on it is horrible, makes it useless.
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You got lucky then.. that quest dropped a blue gun and green shield for me..
I'm level 28 now and still have yet to find an orange. I did find one "pink" gun but it really sucks. The stats are good and accuracy is good but the recoil on it is horrible, makes it useless.
Sounds like its all just random luck from reading everyones posts. Don't fret about it. Maybe your luck is going to come out when you hit lvl 50!
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My current loadout. Level 24 Zer0, playing exclusively co-op.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
SMG


Assault Rifle


Shotgun (current favorite weapon)


Shotgun (Secondary)


Sniper Rifle (Non-elemental)


Sniper Rifle (Elemental)


Rocket Launcher (Non-elemental)


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Grenade Mod


Relic (co-op partner is using one that's 5.1% so we level pretty much at the same time, during the same fights at least)

Current BA rank and stat boosts (I have 3 other characters, Siren Commando and Gunzerker, hence why the rank is where it is.)

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Yes, it should run at 60 fps at 1920x1080 with every setting as high as possible (except PhysX, which depends on if you have another video card or not). I've not yet dropped below 60 fps with my 660ti, even at 16x AF, and I'm level 17 right now (as an indication of how far into the game I've gone without seeing a framerate drop). It does seem like different rigs are seeing different results though.

Hehe,

So you need another card to run PhysX.... One ~400€ card with PhysX support cant handle PhysX, even though game doesn't even look that good and uses dx9 engine.
That just bad joke from the Nvidia. What are the benefits to purchase new generation card if you cant even enjoy the eye candy like they should be enjoyed? I think my old GTX 460 can run this game all maxed out if i don't use PhysX.

**** this industry.....

The PhysX usage in this game is higher than most, at times it will use 30-50% of my GTX 275 for PhysX. You can imagine that if you were running a single GPU, that's a good chunk of the GPU that would be needed for PhysX, which could affect rendering of your game. I'm not sure why you're complaining about this generation of GPUs not being able to max something out, that is never a guarantee. That's like saying it's both Nvidia and AMDs fault that neither of them could max out Crysis with a single GPU when that game came out. It simply means if you want everything turned up, including PhysX, you're likely going to need two GPUs if you want to stay at 60 fps, although I do think an OC'd 680 might be able to manage it.

So which industry are you angry at? The hardware manufacturers trying to make the fastest hardware out there, or the software industry trying to make great games that can also look great? If a smooth experience is what you want, all the time, then you might look towards consoles, they're at least consistent, even if it is at 720p and 30 fps.
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How does PhysX actually change the performance of this game (what stuff would I see if I did have a PhysX card)?
Running this on my sig rig with only a single HD6870 and it runs 60fps all the time with 1920x1080 16xAA max graphics no problems - Lv12 so far.

edit: answered already at the top of this page in the time it took me to get around to typing this post tongue.gif

How about a demonstration?

FWIW i would think Paztak's 670 would get 60-70fps on average with physX on high. Hell my 470 at 1920x1080 with physX on high gets 60 in open areas and 40-50s in cities, and in heavy firefights it drops to 30s sometimes mid 20s. Sounds like a problem with card IMO. Are you running 306.23? Friend at EOCF has a 660Ti he got in and said it's smooth as butter maxed, with no problems.
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I love how diverse the guns are in this game compared to the first. Also the shrine the bandits made to Marcus is amazing.
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Would a GT 520 run medium physx for this game without a problem? (Dedicated Physx for 7970 Cf)
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A dedicated 560ti should handle PhysX on high, correct? I'm thinking about biting the bullet and ordering a 670, putting my 6950 in my HTPC and and using the 560ti out of the HTPC as a PhysX card.

With my sig rig and PhysX on medium I'm still dropping to 20fps at times.
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