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You know there's a memory leak when you're playing at ALL medium with 6 gb and you've got nothing free (and FPS starts dipping violently).
lol...I play all ultra except shadows and filtering...only running 8x.
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lol...I play all ultra except shadows and filtering...only running 8x.
When my FPS doesn't start randomly dipping by 15-20, I get a smooth 60 FPS, no matter the map and player size, all on ultra, without AA. Once the leak is sorted, I'll start playing again.
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I haven't noticed issues with 4gb...
    
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I think it varies by setup, personally. Seems like some people have major issues and others have none.
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I'd have to agree Surf, but add that it probably has more to do with the quality of ram. I have 4GB and it's butter smooth. Otoh, this is not your average ram either. Although, the topic makes me curious. I think I'll fire it up & take a look at my usage...

Edit/ Even with this browser window open, and running everything as per normal, I'm only running 2.54 GB of usage in SP mode. 1.46 GB of headroom? Seems fine to me. Maybe you guys are having some other problems you are unaware of -v0v-
Edited by Lucky 13 SpeedShop - 10/27/11 at 7:09pm
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I'd have to agree Surf, but add that it probably has more to do with the quality of ram. I have 4GB and it's butter smooth. Otoh, this is not your average ram either. Although, the topic makes me curious. I think I'll fire it up & take a look at my usage...

Edit/ Even with this browser window open, and running everything as per normal, I'm only running 2.54 GB of usage in SP mode. 1.46 GB of headroom? Seems fine to me. Maybe you guys are having some other problems you are unaware of -v0v-
I believe all the issues are in MP mode. Thats where I am having them.
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I'd have to agree Surf, but add that it probably has more to do with the quality of ram. I have 4GB and it's butter smooth. Otoh, this is not your average ram either. Although, the topic makes me curious. I think I'll fire it up & take a look at my usage...

Edit/ Even with this browser window open, and running everything as per normal, I'm only running 2.54 GB of usage in SP mode. 1.46 GB of headroom? Seems fine to me. Maybe you guys are having some other problems you are unaware of -v0v-
All MP, not SP.
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I'm at work and can't screen shot anything at the moment... but I start out with about 2600mb of RAM free, launch BF3 on a 64 player Conquest Large map, and my RAM gets down to about 280-300mb free. That translates to roughly 2.3GB of RAM used because of BF3.

That's on 1920x1080, Settings on Medium. Haven't ran FRAPS, but using the render.drawfps true command in console I don't see that number go below 50.
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I have 8GB of ram........
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Yeah, on boot I'm at 1.3, with origin, mumble, steam, av, everest on, I'm at 2.0gigs... bf3 eats my ram up till like 3.6 lol
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