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At the start of the game when you step out of the cop car, my fps is sat on 36. My game is not locked at 30 because I use 144Hz refresh rate which forces 48 fps like a film on this game by default.

My fps and GPU usage is very poor. Only 1 CPU core is being maxed out. Normal?

I know the game is designed for 30fps, but a single 290X should be able to hit higher than 36 fps at 1080p when looking at a building.

Using 14.9.2 CCC from AMD.

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It's a horribly optimized and designed game.
 
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It's a horribly optimized and designed game.


If people want to compare, start a new game, let the first scene play, don't touch the KB or Mouse and just record the fps when the cutscene has ended (Looking at the hospital in the rain).
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Very badly made port.
Iv been unable to get over 34fps or more then 10% gpu usage and 15% cpu useage out of it.

Thats on 1440p, with 120hz and 7970 cf setup.


Only played half hour of the game before uninstalling it since feels like its more of a slideshow then a game.
Even tried dropping settings to lowest and res down to 1080 and 720 but played exactly the same with or without cross fire enabled.
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Very badly made port.
Iv been unable to get over 34fps or more then 10% gpu usage and 15% cpu useage out of it.

Thats on 1440p, with 120hz and 7970 cf setup.


Only played half hour of the game before uninstalling it since feels like its more of a slideshow then a game.
Even tried dropping settings to lowest and res down to 1080 and 720 but played exactly the same with or without cross fire enabled.

Crossfire does not work so only 1 of your 7970s are being used. I can't keep 35 fps at 1080p on a stronger card, so I assume something is very wrong on my end despite poor optimization.

People seem to keep 30 fps at 4K on single GPUs.
Edited by BradleyW - 10/24/14 at 6:25pm
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post #6 of 15
Try using MSI Afterburner RTSS to limit FPS.
Edited by Nevk - 10/24/14 at 8:14pm
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The games just uses 50% cores and 50% threads of an i3 dont expect something outstanding from a game that has 30fps lock gpu usage wise.the most you can do is use just one 290 xand use downsampling and set the setting to the max with vsync


To force 60fps

http://forums.bethsoft.com/topic/1508646-debug-console-commands/
Edited by PontiacGTX - 10/25/14 at 7:39am
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yeah that game is really bad in terms of performance, but I am really enjoying it thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by PontiacGTX View Post

The games just uses 50% cores and 50% threads of an i3 dont expect something outstanding from a game that has 30fps lock gpu usage wise.the most you can do is use just one 290 xand use downsampling and set the setting to the max with vsync


To force 60fps

http://forums.bethsoft.com/topic/1508646-debug-console-commands/

If I can't keep 34 fps, why would I even bother unlocking the game to run at 60 fps, unless I missed the point?
Same goes for 4k. If I can't keep 34 fps at 1080p, 4k is a no go.
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post #10 of 15
My first point was to use hmthe most of a single gpu dont waste energy with locked fps

Unlocking thr fps should use the cards (but better try yourself with 60 and more than 60)
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