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5850's in Crossfire are a great setup, and they scale very nicely in general. However, they do struggle in Stalker CoP at certain parts of the game. That's what I had when CoP came out, and what I first played it on ... they had lots of inexplicable frame drops (like inside Skadovsk) where the usage would be low, along with the FPS being low.

Which is always frustrating, although usually just indicative of bugged coding or crappy implementation of some effect ... but that's a big reason why I switched to my current SLI 470's setup. They do a much better job of maintaining steady FPS in CoP.

I think the issue is actually related to SSAO ... if memory serves, if you turn that off (or maybe just down) you should see a steady 60 at all times. Also, might try only running 2xAA instead of 4x if you aren't already.

Think I played Complete SoC on them as well, but don't recall them struggling at ALL to run that, maxed, at 1920x1200.
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5850's in Crossfire are a great setup, and they scale very nicely in general. However, they do struggle in Stalker CoP at certain parts of the game. That's what I had when CoP came out, and what I first played it on ... they had lots of inexplicable frame drops (like inside Skadovsk) where the usage would be low, along with the FPS being low.

Which is always frustrating, although usually just indicative of bugged coding or crappy implementation of some effect ... but that's a big reason why I switched to my current SLI 470's setup. They do a much better job of maintaining steady FPS in CoP.

I think the issue is actually related to SSAO ... if memory serves, if you turn that off (or maybe just down) you should see a steady 60 at all times. Also, might try only running 2xAA instead of 4x if you aren't already.

Think I played Complete SoC on them as well, but don't recall them struggling at ALL to run that, maxed, at 1920x1200.

Well maybe my setup is cursed to forever run on 775/1000 because anything higher than that will cause the video drivers to crash (or 10.10 in particular , BSOD) when playing video and video only .Not that they particularly scale well either , on shogun 2 i was maybe getting a 2-8fps increase on average but it still chuggs on the same framerate when it comes to big battles or seiges.

Note that my cards are first batch ref. PCBs (rev 2.1 i think) that are not the cost cutting ones they manufactured later which should give me better OC instead of...you know , just crashing.

Edit: Hey what do you know , i should have googled my answer long ago. redface.gif
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Hey folks

I am currently playing SoC. I have the Stalker Complete 2009 mod however I want to uninstall it. The reasoin is that I am going to play the game in 3Dvision, but the mod makes it unplayable due to the texture pack.

1-) Can i remove the stalker complete 2009 mod and continue my game?

2-) Even better, Can i just remove the textures?
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Just copy your save files and reinstall. Id imagine that would be the easiest way

To keep the textures your gonna have to manually place them in gamedata/textures
Edited by DeckerDontPlay - 3/13/12 at 1:24pm
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That railgun is a beat in CoP. Not sure if the stats changed with the Misery mod, but it 1 hit the Dwarves, made that fight no fight at all lol. To bad it weighs a ton and ammo costs a fortune.

Also for some reason the Chimera is really weak to knives in this mod (maybe vanilla to?) Not that it's easy to knife one, but it only takes 2 shots. They get to easily caught on things and stuck so that makes them easy to knife sometimes...
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Hey guys, playing SoC and I just found the first SVD and I'm unsure if I should drop my VSS for it, what do you guys think?
The ammo weighs less than that of the vss so that's nice, but I'm not sure how scarce it's going to be moving forward. I'm kinda leaning towards keeping the vss.
    
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Lost Alpha Gameplay video that was posted today, short but sweet. thumb.gif

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Hey guys, playing SoC and I just found the first SVD and I'm unsure if I should drop my VSS for it, what do you guys think?
The ammo weighs less than that of the vss so that's nice, but I'm not sure how scarce it's going to be moving forward. I'm kinda leaning towards keeping the vss.

SVD ammo isnt exactly common, but its not super-rare either.

Really, pick whatever you want. thats half the fun biggrin.gif
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Just copy your save files and reinstall. Id imagine that would be the easiest way
To keep the textures your gonna have to manually place them in gamedata/textures

Pretty sure complete mod saves will NOT work without complete installed. If you want to remove the textures, you may be able to simply delete the texture directories - unless it has been modified, the game will use vanilla textures when there is nothing to use in their place within the gamedata directory.

If you need the vanilla textures, use the Clear Sky unpacker to unpack the COP resources and you'll have a vanilla texture pack. Although, complete is pretty involved, and i wouldn't be surprised if even replacing textures may break something.

CS unpacker:
http://stalker.filefront.com/file/Clear_Sky_Game_Database_Unpacker;93774
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For CoP I was running into so odd FPS issues on my GTX 470. I installed the latest drivers with a clean installation and my FPS would be as low as 20 and as high as 85.
I disabled Multi-threading in Nvidia Panel and that fixed my FPS issue for me. I stay at around a min of 40 fps now and average around 60.

I still get random fps drops from texture loads and such but those are brief and infrequent.
I am playing Misery mod 1920x1080 resolution. DX11 Enhanced with max settings. 2xAA. SSAO on low, Sun on Medium, HBAO mode.

God rays kill fps.
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