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It's amazing how many people can't even read recomended system specs, isn't it? tongue.gif

System specs are meaningless. They're usually incredibly vague and aren't accurate. Using 6 cores in a game engine would be a huge engineering feat. They would have announced it.
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It's amazing how many people can't even read recomended system specs, isn't it? tongue.gif

System specs are meaningless. They're usually incredibly vague and aren't accurate. Using 6 cores in a game engine would be a huge engineering feat. They would have announced it.

BF3 uses 8, you don't hear anything about that.

Also, when someone recommends you use a 6 core, it isn't for ****s'n'giggles. They mean that you will see better performance out of that product by using a 6-core CPU.
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post #203 of 1014
I like the premise but I don't find it all that fun to play which is a shame. Back to BF3
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Is this game running better on Nvidia cards over AMD? It's a TWIMTBP title iirc.
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I cannot figure out what to do. I got dropped into the world with practically no idea of what was going on and I can't find anything online.
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post #206 of 1014
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I cannot figure out what to do. I got dropped into the world with practically no idea of what was going on and I can't find anything online.

If you want to just get into some action hop on a galaxy from the warp gate, they will usually take you to hotspots. You can also press M and where there are battles being fought you can deploy right there. If you press Insert it will place u in a squad. Other than that it just takes a bit to get used to, once you do its amazing.
Unlocking different abilities such as armor that absorbs more damage, are available through certs.
Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 11/24/12 at 9:29pm
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well....my game now crashes at launch..clap clap devs.
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post #208 of 1014
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well....my game now crashes at launch..clap clap devs.
G37 isn't really a crash in the common use of the word. G37 is their lack of a queue for the data center that is pulling your character info. When that gets bogged down, G37s for everyone!

Waiting a minute or two is usually all it takes.
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None of the threads hit 100% cpu usage. It could be 100 threads but it doesn't matter if none of them is CPU bound.
From personal testing it is 3 CPU intensive threads. But i tested it with a dual core with HT. Setting affinity from 2 to 3 cores increased my fps. Setting affinity from 3 to 4 cores did nothing. But that was with every setting at low. It's possible that higher quality features use more threads.
There is just something really strange performance wise with this game. You have people with 2500k/3570K/2600k/3770k who never drop blow 60 fps and others with can hardly get above 40 fps with. And then there are some guys with old dual cores who run the game without problems.

2500k 4.6Ghz, GTX 680 @1250

Steady 60FPS. Never lower than 45.
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2500k 4.6Ghz, GTX 680 @1250
Steady 60FPS. Never lower than 45.

I'm running a 2500k @ 4.8GHz and a 6970 @ stock. Never misses a beat with all settings at max, only running 1200p though. I didn't think it took a whole lot to run this game...smile.gif

Recommended Specs didn't look that crazy.
Edited by Biscuits_N_Gravy - 11/25/12 at 12:46am
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