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Should I finish ACIII before playing this one. I played about 3 hours on the 360 of 3 and just lost interest. Been meaning to pick it up on steam to try again, but it hasn't been on sale low enough to draw me in.
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Should I finish ACIII before playing this one. I played about 3 hours on the 360 of 3 and just lost interest. Been meaning to pick it up on steam to try again, but it hasn't been on sale low enough to draw me in.

It actually works really well as a standalone game. You don't even play Desmond in the modern bits. It's more of a reboot, like plenty of others have said.
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Wow, so worth it. I can't stop playing this game.

I could live without the tailing and eavesdrop missions though.

They improve a lot as the game goes on.
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Wow, so worth it. I can't stop playing this game.

I could live without the tailing and eavesdrop missions though.

Ya those are just to build up the story a bit.
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I'm half an hour into the game and experiencing some FPS slowdowns which got worse in Havana. It seems like the game is loading stuff as I move through the town and it constantly drops down to 50-55 FPS then goes back up to 60. The way it happens though feels very stutterish and the frequency at which it happens is very annoying.

To be honest AC3's Boston run better than this. It doesn't go as low as Boston did but the way it drops to 50-55 is really stutterish and happens almost periodically when I run through the town.

My 3770K is overclocked to 4.8GHz and my RAM is 2400MHz 10-12-12-31. Only thing that remains is my HDD but with that much RAM available today it would be stupid of the developers to load nearby locations directly from the HDD. Maybe it's just a bad port... (I've played all AC games on PC and although they were ports too, none was that bad.)

I'm using 331.82 drivers, and the game is patched to v1.06.

Does anyone have a solution?
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I'm half an hour into the game and experiencing some FPS slowdowns which got worse in Havana. It seems like the game is loading stuff as I move through the town and it constantly drops down to 50-55 FPS then goes back up to 60. The way it happens though feels very stutterish and the frequency at which it happens is very annoying.

To be honest AC3's Boston run better than this. It doesn't go as low as Boston did but the way it drops to 50-55 is really stutterish and happens almost periodically when I run through the town.

My 3770K is overclocked to 4.8GHz and my RAM is 2400MHz 10-12-12-31. Only thing that remains is my HDD but with that much RAM available today it would be stupid of the developers to load nearby locations directly from the HDD. Maybe it's just a bad port... (I've played all AC games on PC and although they were ports too, none was that bad.)

I'm using 331.82 drivers, and the game is patched to v1.06.

Does anyone have a solution?

There is no solution. This is exactly how the game performs for everyone. And yeah, the stuttering from object rendering is bad in many towns.
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There is no solution. This is exactly how the game performs for everyone. And yeah, the stuttering from object rendering is bad in many towns.

Welp, I guess I should get used to it then.. Thanks by the way.
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Welp, I guess I should get used to it then.. Thanks by the way.

I heard forcing triple buffering use to work, but a more recent patch caused issues with this solution. Also, HT causes havoc with this game. Hopefully AC 5 uses different engine with Mantel on top for good measure.
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So disabling hyper threading could improve performance?
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So disabling hyper threading could improve performance?

definitely. It is a hindrance in 97% of games as of right now.
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