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This is correct. Same if you just sub monthly, after 6 months without breaks you'd get 50%. Also, if you add the 50% from the sub + 50% from the boost, you can get 100% bonus. Also add if your squad leader is using a squad boost you can get over 100%. I'm currently lv 27, and Ranked in the top 20 on briggs AU. Bought my schyth weapons, and my light assault his, and that's it.

The only thing I bought, aside from the sub, is $10 worth of credits for the photon pods. Only having the rail guns just wasn't cutting it. I can wait for the rest.
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Ive been really enjoying this game. (Almost to level 15) But I'm not understanding why I can barley get past 30-45 fps in combat situations (not to mention dips into the 20's) on Med-High settings with my rig... It tears through BF3 on High-Ultra (With FXAA-Injector) at 60+ Fps and never falters. People are claiming that it's "CPU Limitations" left and right but there's no way an OC'd BD chip is holding me back THAT much... right? redface.gif
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Ive been really enjoying this game. (Almost to level 15) But I'm not understanding why I can barley get past 30-45 fps in combat situations (not to mention dips into the 20's) on Med-High settings with my rig... It tears through BF3 on High-Ultra (With FXAA-Injector) at 60+ Fps and never falters. People are claiming that it's "CPU Limitations" left and right but there's no way an OC'd BD chip is holding me back THAT much... right? redface.gif

I hear yah, even reducing eye candy does nothing for fps. My 680's go up to high 100's when no one is around and in the fight it drops to 40's, they are only used to about 50%. Very poorly optimized game to say the least. When looking at my cpu usage only one core is in the 90's and the rest in the 20's, which tells me they didn't even program it to use multiple cores which is absurd these days. Maybe Sony needs to pull some programmers that code for PC as opposed to console.
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I hear yah, even reducing eye candy does nothing for fps. My 680's go up to high 100's when no one is around and in the fight it drops to 40's, they are only used to about 50%. Very poorly optimized game to say the least. When looking at my cpu usage only one core is in the 90's and the rest in the 20's, which tells me they didn't even program it to use multiple cores which is absurd these days. Maybe Sony needs to pull some programmers that code for PC as opposed to console.

The game must not support SLI yet because I get those identical frame rates with a 920 and only one 680. I may dip just slightly lower in the absolutely worst, highest-populated situations. Some games actually net you a lower frame rate with SLI on right after they are released.

Also make sure you're running the latest beta drivers.

edit

Sorry I misread your post as just "100's" not "high 100's". I hit low hundreds in calm areas. I would still recommend running the latest beta if you aren't already, though.
Edited by Kaldari - 11/25/12 at 8:19pm
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I've been loving this game. Only started playing yesterday but I've been raking in the kills.
Seems very CPU limited opposed to GPU. Maxed out it's showing me capped at around 60 FPS and mostly CPU limited (especially in battles) with this thing running stock. Doesn't need a super high end GPU to play nice, just a great CPU.
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I do ok with a gts 450 @ 950 core, though I play with mixed settings, high/med/low for the things I care about lol.

My name in game is the same as OCN, im in the Mattherson US server and looking for some regulars biggrin.gif
    
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SO I have been playing this game a little bit. How limited is the free account, and should I waste my time? Is it like LoL where only the paid stuff is quick acquisition of items or vanity stuff? This game is a lot of fun so far, just dont want to waste my time on a pay to win type game down the road.

The only things you can buy with money are different guns, camo, or a booster to earn XP (and thus certs) faster by a maximum of 50%. All upgrades, be them for guns or whatever, are gotten via certs. All weapons may also be gotten via certs.

Even with money, there's no real substitute for skill, keeping Pay2Win to a minimum.
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I do ok with a gts 450 @ 950 core, though I play with mixed settings, high/med/low for the things I care about lol.

My name in game is the same as OCN, im in the Mattherson US server and looking for some regulars biggrin.gif

If you aren't NC, I'll carve your name in a few of my HA's bullets for ya. tongue.gif
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I'm thinking about going for ammo belt instead of increased health for light assault. It seems like I die more from running out of ammo than anything else.
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The only things you can buy with money are different guns, camo, or a booster to earn XP (and thus certs) faster by a maximum of 50%. All upgrades, be them for guns or whatever, are gotten via certs. All weapons may also be gotten via certs.
Even with money, there's no real substitute for skill, keeping Pay2Win to a minimum.
If you aren't NC, I'll carve your name in a few of my HA's bullets for ya. tongue.gif

I do pretty well for myself, I just need a good squad to actually be effective in a game of this calibur lol.

Im the purple peeps biggrin.gif
    
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