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Whats the big deal?

Dropped my FPS by 10....(1024x768)...with 4x AA and 4x AF and everything high. :***: Still ~35/40FPS constant.

I thought it brought highend computers to their knees even at 1280x1024?
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Hmm...weird. I thought it did the same thing. But I guess maybe it doesnt? Or its just scared of you
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Granted, I still chug sometimes, but thats from not enough RAM, but it did that even with it off.
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Softshadows doesnt work with AA, turn of AA and u will notice a diff. in shadows.
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I can't seem to come up with a logical explanation.

[edit] ^^ oh lol......see i didnt know that
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Originally Posted by iker0
Softshadows doesnt work with AA, turn of AA and u will notice a diff. in shadows.
I did with both. :***:

I did it without AA, and it looked better, but I was still getting good FPS, so I turned AA back on. Looked the same, but took a hit. Just kept it to say I got AA on and soft shadows.

Still don't get it.
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when i played i only noticed the shadows looked better with softshadows on but No AA, but the game looks better with AA then it dus with softshadows so i left it at that, maybe theres a fix in the latest patch, which i am yet to get.
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