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post #1 of 12
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Sig rig, I know 8800 GTX isn't the best and it runs the game better than expected it's just really choppy. Is there anything I can do about this?

Mainly in crowded areas and looking at smoke and stuff.
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post #2 of 12
try turning the game affects down to low if your problem is around smoke.
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Are you playing at 1080P?
What detail settings do you have enabled?
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Everything is at it's lowest, And I play on 1080p.

I've tried dropping it down to 1680x1050 and I still have the same issues.

Btw not sure if it's worth mentioning but I am on the Nvidia BF3 Beta Drivers.
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post #5 of 12
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Everything is at it's lowest, And I play on 1080p.

I've tried dropping it down to 1680x1050 and I still have the same issues.

Btw not sure if it's worth mentioning but I am on the Nvidia BF3 Beta Drivers.

I honestly think it's that the CPU + video card your running just can't hack it. This game is a pig.
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SLI that card... Like my close friend GTX 8800 SLI still able to run today games.
 
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post #7 of 12
Its obvious. Turn down the settings and turn off HD. You have a 8800gtx not a 580. If you want to be able to play games at max settings save up and get a new card. Does your 8800gtx have a life time warranty? If it does then RMA it and you will get a newer card. Most likely a 250GTS or a 550. Or you can SLI, I have 2 260's. One 260 is a little bit better then 1 8800gtx but they are still in the same range. I can play just about any game at highest settings with no AA.
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post #8 of 12
Either upgrade, or lower settings and resolution. BF3 is more GPU dependant than bad company 2 as it was directly programmed for PC's where as the frostbite engine in bc2 was ported from the consoles. (A relatively good port at that!)

A Geforce 460/560ti would do wonders for you and especially at that resolution.

Hope this helps!
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post #9 of 12
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Well I installed latest drivers and dropped the res back down to 1680x1050 and it's staying around 35-50 fps, I think if I can overclock it then it may stay at a constant 45-50.
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