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Alpha.

Jeeze, remind me not to put out a public Alpha or Beta if I ever develop a game.
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Originally Posted by l0max View Post

"this game that is still in alpha is terribly optimised."

come on, give the devs a chance to work on the game.

I feel like you guys haven't played ArmA 2 with afterburner OSD on.
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Originally Posted by cheezefrog View Post

So did you single out if it's software(gpu calibration game related) or if it is your HDD? it looks like it is the hard drive, but by all means, I wouldnt put it past Bohemia, Arma 2's GPU problems with the trending notion that it's going to be no different with Arma 3.Hell I always thought there god awful code was causing massive memory leakage for a game(Arma 2) to really need 16gb's of RAM...
I doubt it's the hard drive. The Activity was almost zero the whole time. I would have heard it if it were seeking a lot while I was playing.
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They are past the stage any major tweaks to the game's engine would be done. Any performance concerns are well justified, despite the game being "alpha".
Well, hopefully they will be able to fix this eventually.
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I feel like you guys haven't played ArmA 2 with afterburner OSD on.

ArmA 2 is irrelevant as this is an ArmA 3 alpha thread. The fact that this alpha build shows much better optimization than ArmA 2 is impressive, they're certainly on the right track in this regard.
 
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ArmA 2 is irrelevant as this is an ArmA 3 alpha thread. The fact that this alpha build shows much better optimization than ArmA 2 is impressive, they're certainly on the right track in this regard.
It's still very poorly optimized and still based on the old engine, so it's related
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-cpucount=4 (or 8 if using HT) in launch options. that pretty much doubled my fps

Where exactly do we put this?

the CFG file in where game saves are?
post #55 of 101
I'm happy for the Alpha to be leased to the public so we as players can give them enough feed back to have a finished product. But people have to understand..It's an Alpha. Reguardless what they've done in Arma 2.
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Where exactly do we put this?

the CFG file in where game saves are?

Right click on the game in steam, go to properties, set launch options.
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post #57 of 101
Even using that command line option I barely struggle to pull 40fps with 50-60% ish GPU usage and like 20% CPU usage.

That's at 1440p with no AA but I'd expect a game to at least use the available resources to drive the performance up.
This engine runs like crap, plain and simple and people trying to justify that it's because it's an alpha have their heads up their rears.

This is a continuing problem from ARMA 2 that they still haven't fixed.
post #58 of 101
I get a constant 10-20 FPS never dipping under 9 in MP and around 15-30 in SP with the added parameters, no FPS change at all from ultra settings to low. Some co ops I can hold a steady 15 fps and it runs "smooth" comparing to under 10. xD

I get about 40% CPU usage and 30% GPU, it makes me sad sadsmiley.gif

I also have been getting long hangs when joining a sever and about to choose my group/class the game will stop responding, drop to 0 fps, come back to 1 fps, stop responding again and then after a min or two I will either D/C or I will connect.
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So has everyone in this thread with poor optimization issues reported this to the Arma 3 developers?
post #60 of 101
I'm running it fully maxed out with everything on Ultra, no AA other than SMAA and down sampling from 2720x1530, I'm getting mostly 45-70. It's cool though, cause even though it's below 60, it feels sort of smooth.

Those added "parameters" do nothing at all for me.
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