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Hi All

My pc specs are in my sig, and no matter what I try I get HUGE fps drops when I die on the game. I have tried running the game at low detail, turning AA off, having vsync on and off and have tried a fix involving added a CFG file to the BF4 folder containing the command: GameTime.MaxVariableFps 58.

NOTHING works. Anyone else suffer from this? If so how did you fix it? Im dying to know since this is slowly but surely ruining the game for me at the minute.

Thanks for your help
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Does it do it with SLI off?
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Not sure, i will try it with SLI off and report back.
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Yeah it does it just the same with SLI off frown.gif
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I had a similar problem with BF3, but I never fixed it because I moved on to other games.
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Don't get shot?


(Sorry, I just couldn't help myself. I'm going to go and quietly sit in the corner now...)
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Ive managed to grab a screenshot of what it looks like when I get these FPS drop.

This is from the BF4 fps graph:



Funnily enough its not been dong it the past half hour vie tried to grab a screenie, but I managed to screenshot what my chart looks like when i alt-tab to windows, the huge spikes you see is exactly whats been happening when it does it when I get killed if that makes sense.
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Not sure if this will work, but there was a similar problem with BF3.

Go into the in-game video settings and change the screen to windowed and save.

Then go back and change full-screen and save.
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Hi All

My pc specs are in my sig, and no matter what I try I get HUGE fps drops when I die on the game. I have tried running the game at low detail, turning AA off, having vsync on and off and have tried a fix involving added a CFG file to the BF4 folder containing the command: GameTime.MaxVariableFps 58.

NOTHING works. Anyone else suffer from this? If so how did you fix it? Im dying to know since this is slowly but surely ruining the game for me at the minute.

Thanks for your help

Its a memory leak on bf4 and amd drivers end. Nothing you can really do other then running hte game in 32bit mode. It prevents the leaks and allows you to actually play. Just less quality but better performance then 64bit until they fix it. Goodluck!
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