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*See sig rig for system specs* Currently, I can run BF2 with about half High and half Medium settings, and get about 30-40 FPS. Is this due to my Sapphire X1650 Pro 512MB, or is it my 1GB RAM? I have been able to run America's Army at all of the highest settings, and everything looks really good, but AA maps are significantly smaller than BF2 maps.

So, to achieve a higher FPS, what does BF2 require? A higher end graphics card, or just more RAM?
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i played bf2 on penty 4 and it ran slow for me, but with this amd(conroe if u get one) it should run faster
    
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It would be your video card mostly, BF2 loves lots of ram but with 1 gig it is probably just stutters a bit on start up but smooths out after a bit.
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I say a better graphics card. I have 2x512MB and its pretty much the same as 4x256MB but your graphics card is worse than mine and I can run it on max settings and the FPS never goes under 40, usually in the 70s.
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BF2 uses 1.2 GB of ram on my computer. And I usually run it at 45 fps w/ all maxxed out and 60 players.
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post #6 of 18
I'm think the Video card as well, cause I have a gig of ram and it runs fine for me.
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post #7 of 18
id go for the ram, that card isnt too bad, try turinig some of the eye candy down
post #8 of 18
yeah i'd get more ram too.... and make sure your OS is clean... you should be straight
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post #9 of 18
I ran alot better with 2 GB of RAM. @ 1 GB it got laggy in the beginning and also with parts of lots of action & players I would lag bad. Now with 2 GB it barely stutters and I'm around a solid 60-70 FPS with 8x AA (SuperSampling) and all settings maxxed. Your video card is fine, you'd be alot better off with the 2 GB.
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post #10 of 18
maybe another 512mb ram and a x1900 gfx card should do fine. going to play it rite now actually.
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