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I just picked it up and I'm rather dissappointed. Am I missing something here? NFS: Most Wanted played fine with pretty well everything on high at 1680x1050. I can barely play NFSC on 1280x1024 with stuff on medium and no AA. My only clue was that the AI from 8 cars instead of 4 create a much greater load on the CPU, and that's what's bogging me down. Although, even when I'm driving around in free mode it's choppy. Most Wanted ran just fine, so I assumed Carbon would as well. Anyone else having similar problems?
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post #2 of 29
well i think the graphics are much much more detailed. Look at the cars closely you can see the tire tread and rims alot better etc.
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It's far more detailed than MW, but it shouldn't run too bad on your system.
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I'll have to play around with the settings that aren't too noticeable but create a big draw on the system. I hope my Camaro choice will treat me well for the career mode.
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Personally I run it at 800 x 600 with medium detail (I really need a new pc) and when I set it to 1024 x 768 with medium detail, I just get like 15fps and not really playable. I played Most Wanted on 1280 x 1024 with medium detail.
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Personally I run it at 800 x 600 with medium detail (I really need a new pc) and when I set it to 1024 x 768 with medium detail, I just get like 15fps and not really playable. I played Most Wanted on 1280 x 1024 with medium detail.
DU BIST MACHO

*EDIT*

Sorry for the off-topic
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post #7 of 29
I get good frames on the demo with my setup.

1024x768 Medium and High - runs flawlessly
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Sorry for the off-topic
Hmm.. you should see the movie about my avatar, but I doubt you will understand it (it's dutch) http://www.mastermovies.nl then goto movies and select voice overs

On-topic:
What drivers are you all using to run NFS Carbon? I'm using 84.xx.
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84.xx are the fastest drivers I know of. 84.56 to be excact But the other 84.xx's are plenty fast anyway.

*EDIT*

Acoma, are you talking about THIS one? I know a bit german.
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Quote:
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84.xx are the fastest drivers I know of. 84.56 to be excact But the other 84.xx's are plenty fast anyway.

*EDIT*

Acoma, are you talking about THIS one? I know a bit german.
Yeah, try it.. it's funny anyway even if u don't understand much, it's a movie

Would NFS Carbon run better on the 9x.xx series drivers? Might give it a shot.
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