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I don't really care, as long as the gameplay is smooth then it's okay
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I dont mind, as long as I can still have an icon on my desktop that launches it (like steam).

Also, they NEED to fix the fps-destroying bugs.

BC2 @ max @ 1200p without origin = 90-150fps
BC2 @ max @ 1200p with origin = 40fps, capped at 50
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post #13 of 349
The people who thought Origin did not have to be running to play BF3 were incorrect.
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not a massive deal, I am sure some sad people on here will moan how it somehow affects their privacy and as the all knowing and powerful consumer we should choose to have whatever we want running on our pc at any time even if the said software is doing no harm... However, Origin uses 80mb of memory, why?
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Okay....most people had to install it for the Alpha and will have to for the Beta.
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I knew this was going to happen... It's either you don't play bf3 or deal with it.
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There was a CPU load issue while running Origin in the background? I never noticed it. Then again, I think my computer is able to handle multiple things running at once. Honestly, not a big deal. I mean, I have Steam and it's required to be running when I want to play games so I don't see why this is any different.
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i thought this was already established
    
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I refuse to purchase any game that requires Steam, Origin, or anything besides the game itself, to be running in the background.

It's an absolute deal breaker for me, no exceptions. Not even if it were the best game in the world, and they paid me to play it.

I do not want this garbage on any of my systems. They may as well try to get me to keep a rancid turd on my kitchen table.
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I am more annoyed that I have to have 2 game clients running now to access my games.
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