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2x2900xt:

I can use 1920x1080 on the desktop, but it is not even an option on BF2142? I can only run the 1680x1080 in the game.

Is there a special thing I need to do to make 2142 run on 1920x1080?

I used a single ULTRA and ran 1920x1080 (it was an option in the GAME)!
Go to your icon on the desktop, right click, and go to properties. Then go to the shortcut tab, then the target field. Paste this line into there.
"C:\\Program Files\\Electronic Arts\\Battlefield 2142\\BF2142.exe" +widescreen 1 +szx 1920 +szy 1080

I don't know how it had that in the video options menu, as this game isn't supposed to support widescreen....they think it's cheating
That's the res I run, and it works.
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Go to your icon on the desktop, right click, and go to properties. Then go to the shortcut tab, then the target field. Paste this line into there.
"C:\\Program Files\\Electronic Arts\\Battlefield 2142\\BF2142.exe" +widescreen 1 +szx 1920 +szy 1080

I don't know how it had that in the video options menu, as this game isn't supposed to support widescreen....they think it's cheating
That's the res I run, and it works.
Thanks! I will try that tonight when I get home to the red machine. +rep
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Sweet, let me know how it works. It should. BTW, I don't know if the target line is the same in Vista or not, so just copy everything outside of the quotes.

EDIT:
I just installed BF2142 in Vista x64 and the target line is exactly the same. Just copy paste that line that I posted above.
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Ok the resolution fix is confirmed for BF2142 in VIsta x64. I just tested it.
BTW Just copy the text after the quotes, not the whole path.
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This card looks like an interesting upgrade path for P5K owners... I am going to get one...is there a particualr MFR that is best? And does anyone know for sure when the next phase of these is going to release?
I am considering getting the 512 MB 512 bit version of this card What exactly are the P5K considerations..benefits and so forth I keep getting wonderfully suprised at the continuing benefits of my P5KC, and it seems as though this 2900xt would be of great benefit to it.But I would like to have some more in-depth detail of the combination. I'm sad to put my XFX 7800GT card to gaming "rest"..."sniff sniff" It has been a great card, But it's time has past and it's getting it's "gold watch" hehe.
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I am considering getting the 512 MB 512 bit version of this card What exactly are the P5K considerations..benefits and so forth I keep getting wonderfully suprised at the continuing benefits of my P5KC, and it seems as though this 2900xt would be of great benefit to it.But I would like to have some more in-depth detail of the combination. I'm sad to put my XFX 7800GT card to gaming "rest"..."sniff sniff" It has been a great card, But it's time has past and it's getting it's "gold watch" hehe.
Well I am not an avid Gamer...although I do like to try my hand at driving titles.

So spending $400 on a card was astretch. But once I did I was knocked out by the power and clarity and overall FUN of having a top level card.

I was concerned that the 2900 series was going to be lame...but it is a very powerful card and the updates from ATI continue to improve.

If you are not ties to Nvidia ownership you should get this card...now that I havwe 2 of these in CF I have to say I feel like a GFX GAWD lol. Considering I could not break 10K with either 7950 GT OC in SLI or X1950pro in CF to be able to top 10K in 3DMark06 with a single card is AWESOME.

TO be able to hang with some of the GTX cards in CF is stunning. I can pull 18K+ on 3DMark06 now...which is terribly satisfying. I no longer feel inadequate
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I don't care whether the brand is nVidia or ATI or Choo Choo video cards haha, whichever is the best perfomer is what I'm interested in. Thank you for the reply....
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I want to bench Choo Choo cards now, where do I buy them?
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Damn could you imagine two choochoos in ChoofireLI?
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How did you guys go about installing the hotfix for Bioshock? I got a huge performance loss after it....I installed the x64 driver, then tried to game and saw the texture issues, then installed the hotfix (didn't update, but install)
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