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post #101 of 968
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Yea.

However, I did some research - there SORT OF is a way to tell.

Holding down TAB brings up the select thing for weapon throwing - that's it (and your ammo count, but you can't select those). Moving the mouse UP makes a "slash" sound - it's the throwing knife. right gives a fuse sound - nade. Down gives a bubbling sound - flame nade, and left gives a beep - claymore. MOST quick time events are started by someone saying "HOLD ON" or "HELP ME" or something along those lines.

Yes, it's not clear, but it is still playable once you know what.

I was just playing on Ranger mode and yes, it's totally unacceptable that you don't even know what you have in your hand! It HAS to be a glitch, since in the first one you did regardless of ranger mode or not.

Also, this definitely needs work on AMD cards. I have a 7970 Ghz edition and on high at 2560x1440 the performance leaves much to be desired.
post #102 of 968
The game crashes on me. I end up needing to reboot. It plays then the screen flashes black and freeze frames on one of my three screens. I ctl-alt-del and it completely freezes. I've reinstalled the drivers only. Maybe I should try it without surround. I'm going to try using an older driver and reinstalling the game if nothing else works.
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Resolution: 2560 x 1440; DirectX: DirectX 11; Quality: Very High; Texture filtering: AF 16X; Advanced PhysX: Enabled; Tesselation: Not supported; Motion Blur: Low; SSAA: ON

Total Frames: 5747, Total Time: 171.0296 sec
Average Framerate: 33.64
Max. Framerate: 147.86 (Frame: 5691)
Min. Framerate: 15.11 (Frame: 4828)

For some reason Tesselation says not supported but I assure you its on very high.

Don't expect to max this out at 1440P without at least 3 680's.
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post #104 of 968
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Resolution: 2560 x 1440; DirectX: DirectX 11; Quality: Very High; Texture filtering: AF 16X; Advanced PhysX: Enabled; Tesselation: Not supported; Motion Blur: Low; SSAA: ON

Total Frames: 5747, Total Time: 171.0296 sec
Average Framerate: 33.64
Max. Framerate: 147.86 (Frame: 5691)
Min. Framerate: 15.11 (Frame: 4828)

For some reason Tesselation says not supported but I assure you its on very high.

Don't expect to max this out at 1440P without at least 3 680's.
SSAA is likely killing the performance, with it off there should be an increase, plus SSAA just runs double-quadruple of your resolution as well.
post #105 of 968
"Poorly optimized" doesn't even begin to describe the situation with AMd cards....it's just unacceptable. Shadows glitch, fog goes from smooth to a hyper-stutter of sorts, frame rate drops like mad etc.

I'm never one to complain much, but this is a tad irritating. I played the first couple chapters, and I REALLY liked what I saw as far as the setting and story, but the immersion is quickly ruined with the constant graphical issues.

It's a good thing work is super-busy this week, that way I won't feel guilty about not playing until the weekend so hopefully AMD releases some kind of beta driver that addresses some of the issues.

The potential is there...
post #106 of 968
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SSAA is likely killing the performance, with it off there should be an increase, plus SSAA just runs double-quadruple of your resolution as well.

I can confirm the LL benchmark is 4xSSAA. Why wouldn't they allow us to bench with lower SSAA settings, I don't know. Got about 45 average FPS with sli TITANS @ 1440p. Playable, but not really the best experience.

But @ 2xSSAA it's awesome. Benched with fraps and minimum FPS was 50, while maximum around 70, averaging @ 66 FPS. Perfect.
post #107 of 968
So I went back to 314.22 from 320.14. I used 1920x1080 also. It acted weird once where I had to alt-tab out and then go back into the game. It seemed to work after that. No weird crashies. I didn't get a chance to test out surround. I will try tomorrow.
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Figured out the low FPS. It is the Logitech gaming software. Disabled it and went from 30 fps to 110.
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Is there anyone that hated the 1st game that's enjoying this one? I personally thought the 1st one was boring as all hell which is why I'm asking.
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post #110 of 968
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Is there anyone that hated the 1st game that's enjoying this one? I personally thought the 1st one was boring as all hell which is why I'm asking.

I am just finishing up the first one now and I'm not overly impressed, though I don't hate it. I will be starting this one in 2 days so I'll post a response then.
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