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Well, I bought ArmA 3 yesterday, and I'm disappointed to find that they didn't fix the GPU optimization, which was one of my biggest complaints with ArmA 2.





here is a graph of the CPU usage from process explorer:


I've also had people tell me that it's a hard drive bottleneck, but:


I'll post a gameplay video with afterburner in the corner when it uploads. Damn my 0.5 MB/s upload speed.
Edited by Art Vanelay - 3/8/13 at 5:39pm
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Welcome to the ALPHA, nuff said.
 
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Report it to the developers so they can fix it.
It's in it's alpha state right now. The more feedback you give, the better the final game will be.
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Welcome to the ALPHA, nuff said.
Umm...
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was one of my biggest complaints with ArmA 2.
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with ArmA 2.
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ArmA 2

ArmA 2 was always been like this as well.

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Report it to the developers so they can fix it.
It's in it's alpha state right now. The more feedback you give, the better the final game will be.
Yeah, I'm planning on doing that when the video uploads.
Edited by Art Vanelay - 3/8/13 at 5:54pm
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Report it to the developers so they can fix it.
It's in it's alpha state right now. The more feedback you give, the better the final game will be.

The low CPU/GPU usage is left over from the engine they're using. I doubt it will ever be much better.

Just because the game is in alpha doesn't mean they are going to fix issues that have been with the engine for years.
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Umm...


ArmA 2 was always been like this as well.
Yeah, I'm planning on doing that when the video uploads.

Yeah, it has, but you made the thread to specifically complain about the performance of Arma 3, which is in the ALPHA stage.
 
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Yeah, it has, but you made the thread to specifically complain about the performance of Arma 3, which is in the ALPHA stage.
They're on the same engine. This is something they should have fixed/never should have been in a released game.

It doesn't seem to have the weird glitch where the GPU usage would increase when you hold right click and zoom in, unlike ArmA 2. Strange.
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They're on the same engine. This is something they should have fixed/never should have been in a released game.

It doesn't seem to have the weird glitch where the GPU usage would increase when you hold right click and zoom in, unlike ArmA 2. Strange.

And there's my exact point. it's NOT a released game, it's an alpha that you bought into, those are NOT the same thing.
 
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And there's my exact point. it's NOT a released game, it's an alpha that you bought into, those are NOT the same thing.

I think a chunk of Arma 2's engine would have had to be tossed in order for this to get fixed... it doesn't matter if the game is in alpha or not, they've decided to keep that code in. It's highly unlikely the final game will be much better.
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And there's my exact point. it's NOT a released game, it's an alpha that you bought into, those are NOT the same thing.
I was obviously referring to ArmA 2 with that comment.
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It's highly unlikely the final game will be much better.
I can still hope.
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