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Title: Alan Wake
Platform: PC, Xbox 360 and PS3
Release Date: February 16th, 2012
DirectX: DX9





Minimum System Requirements



OS: Windows XP SP2
Processor: Dual Core 2GHz Intel or 2.8GHz AMD
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: DirectX 10 compatible with 512MB RAM
DirectX®: 9.0c
Hard Drive: 8 GB HD space
Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible



Recommended System Requirements



OS: Windows 7
Processor: Quad Core 2.66GHz Intel or 3.2GHz AMD
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: DirectX 10 compatible or later with 1GB RAM
DirectX®: 10
Hard Drive: 8 GB HD space
Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible



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I love it so far!
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I love the game, sure it doesn't have Metro 2033 or Crysis 2 graphics but so far the story line is awesome. biggrin.gif
    
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It runs like crap on my system. frown.gif
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I really enjoyed playing it last night. I got to the end of episode 3 and I am waiting for night time to play it again. This is one of those games I will only play in complete dark.

Also it is a really good port and runs perfectly for me as I am locked in at 60FPS with the graphics preset at high and vsync on. Nice to see a developer give the PC some proper love with higher resolution textures, much better shaders and effects and an optimized engine.

This is on right now for 20 bucks at greenmangaming.com and it registers on steam all you have to do is use the code they give you on the side of the page for 33 percent off. thumb.gif
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just bought this so i'm still downloading......can't wait to play it.......love these weird story games with supernatural.........stuff in them biggrin.gif

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It runs like crap on my system. frown.gif

that's because your card is still in the mail silly thumb.gif
    
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just bought this so i'm still downloading......can't wait to play it.......love these weird story games with supernatural.........stuff in them biggrin.gif
that's because your card is still in the mail silly thumb.gif
Damn.. I thought I updated that long ago.
Also, SSAO kills performance and once I turned it off it works much better.
Is there any way to turn off AA? Edit: Nope, engine is designed to always have it on...
Edited by Evil Penguin - 2/17/12 at 9:21am
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Damn.. I thought I updated that long ago.
Also, SSAO kills performance and once I turned it off it works much better.
Is there any way to turn off AA? Edit: Nope, engine is designed to always have it on...

What resolution you play on?

I just tried a single GTX580 at 1920x1080 with everything maxed out (Including AAx8) and it sits at a steady 60fps all the time. thumb.gif

I'm guessing you need new drivers, but I'm not surprised at all after my experience with a pair of HD6970's.
    
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1920x1080 until I get my new monitor (ZR30w). thumb.gif
I'm guessing it could be a driver issue.
The game is running a bit choppy.
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I just tried a single GTX580 .

Hello mate wave2.gif
Have you managed to get the game to run in SLI smile.gif
If so, what drivers???
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