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Exactly. My primary concern is that we hear "the primary architecture of which all of the Arma series is based upon is unlikely to yield any major improvements in gameplay framerate for mid-level computer users without a complete and total overhaul that would set us back years in the release".

We are talking about a massive military sandbox. To a scale no other game of the sort can compare. So the intensity of performance leaves it rational to believe it's not particularly a game for mid range machines to really do well. Hopefully we will see a bit of improvements and optimizations towards that into or after Beta.

If you can deal with google chrome's horrid translating check out this pretty extensive benchmark of A3 on this Russian site.
http://gamegpu.ru/action-/-fps-/-tps/arma-iii-alpha-test-gpu.html

Maybe Dwarden could chime in rolleyes.gifthumb.gif
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But InsideJob it is only using ~15% of my CPU.. Not to mention th gpu usage...
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But InsideJob it is only using ~15% of my CPU.. Not to mention th gpu usage...

One of the much needed fixes of the current state of things.
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One of the much needed fixes of the current state of things.

It's a fundamental flaw with the engine, it isn't going to be fixed. The game might be in alpha, but it's past the stage where they would make a change that large... it would take a major re-coding of the engine, which would have been done pre-alpha, before anything was playable.

Just get used to the fact you're going to have to live with it like you did in Arma 2.
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sozo.gif NOOO

Hehe just kidding tongue.gif

I plan to give my system a decent overhaul come tax return with an intel platform, 16GBs RAM, and an SSD. At which time I know I will be more satisfied.

For example, with Arma 2 my friends i5 3570k, 8GB RAM, and an 8800gts 512 from a few years ago compared to my Phenom x4, 4GB RAM and a 7970 we get comparable FPS at the same settings if not he gets on he higher end...

This game just wants a full spectrum of high end hardware to run even decently well. Not like most other games that are fine with a decent CPU and GPU. This game wants you to have a fast SSD and more RAM then a minecraft server (just jokes) as well.
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sozo.gif NOOO

Hehe just kidding tongue.gif

I plan to give my system a decent overhaul come tax return with an intel platform, 16GBs RAM, and an SSD. At which time I know I will be more satisfied.

For example, with Arma 2 my friends i5 3570k, 8GB RAM, and an 8800gts 512 from a few years ago compared to my Phenom x4, 4GB RAM and a 7970 we get comparable FPS at the same settings if not he gets on he higher end...

Yeah. At least you can max everything without much FPS hit.

Back to talking about the game... I want more guns frown.gif.
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sozo.gif NOOO

Hehe just kidding tongue.gif

I plan to give my system a decent overhaul come tax return with an intel platform, 16GBs RAM, and an SSD. At which time I know I will be more satisfied.

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This game just wants a full spectrum of high end hardware to run even decently well. Not like most other games that are fine with a decent CPU and GPU. This game wants you to have a fast SSD and more RAM then a minecraft server (just jokes) as well.

This game doesn't want high end harwdare, this game is simply optimized like crap. You'd think with an i7 3930k @ 4.7GHz and 2x GTX680 you'd get above 40fps in Multiplayer.... Well that doesn't happen too often, Arma 2 plays so much better for me...
    
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This game doesn't want high end harwdare, this game is simply optimized like crap. You'd think with an i7 3930k @ 4.7GHz and 2x GTX680 you'd get above 40fps in Multiplayer.... Well that doesn't happen too often, Arma 2 plays so much better for me...

For ArmA 3 all I can say is we'll have to see how it performs at final release.
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Same engine as Arma 2, and they had 4 years to fix Arma 2s performance, they didnt do squat, not even with OA.

ARMA2 used Real Virtuality 3 engine
ARMA3 uses Real Virtuality 4 engine

there will be optimization for this new engine, we just don't know the extent. assuming Real Virtuality 4 is based on the same code as Real Virtuality 3 with underwater environment and some additional bells and whistles, it still a new engine with some growing pains. if the game WAS "released" then i can definitely feel the whine... but... REALLY? people are going to whine about an ALPHA software ? i mean ALPHA software used to mean you are lucky if you didn't blue screen after 10min's biggrin.gif

let me remind everyone what alpha software is all about biggrin.gif
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ARMA2 used Real Virtuality 3 engine
ARMA3 uses Real Virtuality 4 engine

there will be optimization for this new engine, we just don't know the extent. assuming Real Virtuality 4 is based on the same code as Real Virtuality 3 with underwater environment and some additional bells and whistles, it still a new engine with some growing pains. if the game WAS "released" then i can definitely feel the whine... but... REALLY? people are going to whine about an ALPHA software ? i mean ALPHA software used to mean you are lucky if you didn't blue screen after 10min's biggrin.gif

let me remind everyone what alpha software is all about biggrin.gif

I think you're confusing game crashes and BSOD's with game alphas and overclocking tongue.gif

What I meant by that is I've seen probably 100 "Arma 3 Alpha has stopped working" errors with the alpha, no BSOD's.
However I've seen probably 100 BSOD's in my OC'ing adventures redface.gif
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