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Back when i was much, much younger, i played Serious Sam in the LAN Shops (cybercafes) with my friends and it was awesome. Running around, guns blazing, solving puzzles together. Haha.

And then we all grew up...
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Serious Sam 3 BFE is on sale for $24 from Getgames with promo code EGROCKS
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This games just incredible.... One of the best Serious sams/FPS I have played this year. AND it takes EXTREME graphics to max this out lol...even my mighty two gtx 560 ti's in sli only run this game at 10fps on average with maximum settings HOLY MOLY! Looks like this could be the new game to set the standards in graphical benchmarking smile.gif

yeah my 570's break a sweat at max settings lol. game is awesome

Pcgameshardware did some benchmarks:

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Speaking of performance, this game is hardcore. I've been meaning to take a closer look at performance to see how I can better optimize if for my system (like turning off FXAA) but I've been having so much fun with this game I keep forgetting to.
Great deal for a great game if you ask me. I'm so glad I pre-ordered it. smile.gif
 
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Speaking of performance, this game is hardcore. I've been meaning to take a closer look at performance to see how I can better optimize if for my system (like turning off FXAA) but I've been having so much fun with this game I keep forgetting to.
Great deal for a great game if you ask me. I'm so glad I pre-ordered it. smile.gif

Here are the settings that I customized.

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I turned off FXAA, I turned Ambient occlusion precision down to 80%, I turned ambient occlusion quality down to optimal, I turned mirror quality down to high, I turned max shadow size down to high, and I turned off shadow anti-aliasing. The difference is hardly noticeable. There are a **** ton of options in this game and no one is going to make your framerates shoot through the roof.

I'm with you I don't regret pre-ordering this game at all. I'll more than get my moneys worth out of this.
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To anyone else that's picky, once you disable mouse acceleration and find the right sensitivity the mouse feels almost perfect. Though it still feels as if the native FoV the game uses for 16:9 aspect ratios is slightly lower than it should be, which can easily be remedied by changing it.
 
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With a lot of action and a screen full of enemies I dip down to the 40's FPS range with a GTX 590 and everything set to Ultra (1920x1080). This is indeed hardcore.
Apart from that im mostly running 70-80's and indoors its above 100.
However, when you customize the missing bits that arent even maxed at the ultra preset, it gets totally unplayable (<25 fps) on a GTX 590. This is more demanding than anything I have ever seen before.
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Unfortunately the FoV is locked in multiplayer versus mode... I'm definitely not gonna play online with that FoV, I just can't see ***. I think the game might need some optimizing, my system shouldn't have problems with medium settings.
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Unfortunately the FoV is locked in multiplayer versus mode... I'm definitely not gonna play online with that FoV, I just can't see ***..


What about the FoV in Coop ?

I'm playing it maxed at 45-50fps at all times, though I'm only in the first area so I imagine performance drops with more enemies and other areas.
 
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You can change the FoV in coop fortunately. Be prepared for some laggyness though with the crazy amount of monsters in some levels tongue.gif
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Anyone finished it yet? I'm stuck at the tenth chapter, where you get the mech, the helicopter, kleers and the tentacle girl at the same time. It's really serious.
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