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I don't remember my highest ever but I know it was somewhere in the 40's.
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What an extra 4gb did for BF4:

  1. No more skips when zooming, no more skipping when doing anything really
  2. Levels load in 30 -45 seconds instead of 3m plus
  3. Can actually run my graphics near ultra without msaa becuase everything I thought was related to cpu and gpu seemed to be memory limitations.
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Originally Posted by b.walker36 View Post

What an extra 4gb did for BF4:

  1. No more skips when zooming, no more skipping when doing anything really
  2. Levels load in 30 -45 seconds instead of 3m plus
  3. Can actually run my graphics near ultra without msaa becuase everything I thought was related to cpu and gpu seemed to be memory limitations.

how much ram are you running now
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how much ram are you running now

I'm gonna guess and say 8GB, judging from his sig rig.

8GB would be the sweet spot for gaming right now.
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Yup 8gb in BF3 was a game changer. Now with BF4, I will be getting another 8gb kit soon. smile.gif
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how much ram are you running now

8GB now, and it really made a huge difference, I remember going from 512 to 1gb for bf2 and that difference that made but I'm not good at monitoring usage so I never thought we got to the point that 4gb wasnt enough. With my ssd that I'm installing tonight I cannot wait.


My cooler was very much in the way to, and I was very aggressive in getting it installed without removing it. Probably stupid and I should have ended up with broken ram but I persevered lol.
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I don't think I have ran into anyone using the active protection throwdown thingamajig in game yet, probably because I dont play at a a competitive level. Is it used by competitive teams?

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I don't think I have ran into anyone using the active protection throwdown thingamajig in game yet, probably because I dont play at a a competitive level. Is it used by competitive teams?

I haven't seen them either even though they seem like they'd really come in handy in domination or locker conquest (specifically at the main entrances to the C flag where there tends to be a lot of nade spam). Maybe even on rush.. having someone put one down as you're arming or defusing to defend against nade spam from the other team.

There are plenty more potential uses for it. I just tend to forget it even exists. I'll have to play with it and see how well it does the things I just listed.

It's getting more and more popular to use in CR maps. It's much more effective than the 2 smoke options.
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Can someone confirm, do you have to play the entire single player to unlock weapons in MP?

I never play Battlefield SP and didn't really want to start... but if that is the only way...
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I picked up an extra 2 sticks of ram a few days ago to max out at 16gigs. From alt tabbing, i can see my system using close to 10 gigs while playing. I'll try and play on windowed mode to see if its more. When i was at 8, i did notice some lag on some levels. I have no lag now.
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Can someone confirm, do you have to play the entire single player to unlock weapons in MP?

I never play Battlefield SP and didn't really want to start... but if that is the only way...

yes
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