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BF2, 9600XT, High Settings!

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Thats right. A 9600XT can run BF2 on high settings - the demo anyway, as I do not have the actual game yet.

I had originally downloaded it for my laptop some months back but even at 800 X 600 and the lowest settings, my 9000 couldnt handle it without lag. And the graphics looked downright horrible, worse than Desert Combat/BF1942 looked on medium settings. I was so disgusted I immediatly uninstalled it and forgot about it. Then I wanted to try it on this computer, so I downloaded it again and tryed it. The game automatically set it to medium settings and 800 X 600. Not satisfied with this, I cranked the settings to high and turned up the resolution to 1024 X 768. It ran great - no lag.

All I can say is Im quite surprised and the game looks very nice. To quote Crash, its the "Little red card that could"
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Sweet, do you think a ti4200 would run the game good at all, if i had 2gb of ram that is.
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Wait, are you sure about that? I had a really bad problem where the game was set for high but it was actually low. So it said high in the options but it was actually running on low.

EDIT: Tylerand, 2GB is only needed for running everything on high at high resolutions (1280X1024 or above)
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post #4 of 37
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
Wait, are you sure about that? I had a really bad problem where the game was set for high but it was actually low. So it said high in the options but it was actually running on low.
Well, if he says it looks great, the I would think its on high. I have seen 9600s do things you would never thing possible. They really are great cards.
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Hrnygoat, my X800XL can barely run that game on medium, 1280x1024. You have got to be kidding, maybe in your drivers you set all of the preferences to PERFORMANCE or something.
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I'll believe it when I see it. My 9700 Pro could barely keep it playable at medium settings at 1024x768... Then I guess people have different opinions of "running great."
    
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
Wait, are you sure about that? I had a really bad problem where the game was set for high but it was actually low. So it said high in the options but it was actually running on low.

EDIT: Tylerand, 2GB is only needed for running everything on high at high resolutions (1280X1024 or above)
Im positive its running on high.
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Originally Posted by HrnyGoat
Im positive its running on high.
What's your FPS then?
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Originally Posted by YiffyGriffy
I'll believe it when I see it. My 9700 Pro could barely keep it playable at medium settings at 1024x768... Then I guess people have different opinions of "running great."
The lowest it gets is about 35fps, one time when it got really intense it fell to 25fps, but it was still playable.
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post #10 of 37
To settle this, please post a screen shot with FRAPS running to show your detail level and FPS.
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