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Gonna start again but first I will format my pc and install the hotfix to see if I have an improvement in overall gameplay. I am very dissapointed with ATI and their lack of interest in probably the best game of 2010. This is how the final mission was for me :


140 FPS ---> 19 FPS---->120--->FPS---->80 FPS--->23 FPS---->140 FPS---->30 FPS---->50 FPS---->20 FPS--->etc.


Over 3/4 of the final mission was like that. I will clock my I7 higher than 4.2 GHz and I will see if this erratic behaviour will go away. I find it hard to believe that an I7 at 4.2, 4.4 GHz bottlenecks in this game. Clearly Blizzard and ATI have missed an opportunity here. Blizzard for not making this game use 4 cores and ATI for their rubbish set of drivers.
 
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post
Gonna start again but first I will format my pc and install the hotfix to see if I have an improvement in overall gameplay. I am very dissapointed with ATI and their lack of interest in probably the best game of 2010. This is how the final mission was for me :


140 FPS ---> 19 FPS---->120--->FPS---->80 FPS--->23 FPS---->140 FPS---->30 FPS---->50 FPS---->20 FPS--->etc.


Over 3/4 of the final mission was like that. I will clock my I7 higher than 4.2 GHz and I will see if this erratic behaviour will go away. I find it hard to believe that an I7 at 4.2, 4.4 GHz bottlenecks in this game. Clearly Blizzard and ATI have missed an opportunity here. Blizzard for not making this game use 4 cores and ATI for their rubbish set of drivers.
I wasn't getting anything like that. . .

I stayed between 20-40 most of the time. Maybe you shoiuld try a different set of drivers?
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I wasn't getting anything like that. . .

I stayed between 20-40 most of the time. Maybe you shoiuld try a different set of drivers?

Were you running it on ultra and with CFX? I have the same behaviour on 2 different I7 rigs :


1. CFX HD4890 XXX
2. CFX HD5870 XXX


Both rigs yield in some cutscenes over 1200 FPS but the gameplay was horrid at times.
 
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agree with reapaer man, talking about air unit, i love viking....

hmm another question,
about thor unit(terran) what he do ?(what his specialty) ground or air unit ?

and about ghost's EMP what it does ?
The Thor is a good support unit. Thors are good against light air units and good against umarmored ground units. The air damage done by thors has some splash damage too.
Thors are good against:
Mutalisks
Hydralisks
Marines
Maurauders
Tanks
Zealots (provided they don't have charge)
Stalkers
Sentries
Colosi
Phoenixs

They are weak against:
All armored air units: carriers, BCs, banshees, voidrays
Roaches
Chargelots
Zerglings(w/ speed. Weak because thors are easy to surround)
Immortals
Broodlords
Infestors with neural parasite


Thors are best used as a support unit with tanks, marines, maurauders, and medivacs. When in a battle, use the thors to soak up damage. In the front, but make sure it doest get surrounded by zerglings or zealots. Thors are also good to stop mutalisk harass. Just park one at your mineral like til you cN get turrets up. 1 Thor can kill snot 5 mutas no problem
    
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Thor's need to be buffed, for them to be sufficient against light air units like Mutas there have to be 3-4... I'm having so much trouble lately with Zerg players spamming mutas I haven't won a single TvZ where my opponent got even 10-15 muta's.

Better yet Muta's need to be nerfed to hell, they're to fast and cheap to justify not getting in mass quantity.
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post
Were you running it on ultra and with CFX? I have the same behaviour on 2 different I7 rigs :


1. CFX HD4890 XXX
2. CFX HD5870 XXX


Both rigs yield in some cutscenes over 1200 FPS but the gameplay was horrid at times.
I'm on the highest available settings at 1680x1050. I hit about 1000 at cut scenes.
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Both rigs yield in some cutscenes over 1200 FPS but the gameplay was horrid at times.
Those are pre-rendered video cutscenes.
Edited by Coma - 8/3/10 at 12:31pm
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Those are pre-rendered video cutscenes.
This should go without saying.
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Those are pre-rendered video cutscenes.

Yeah but a limit would have sufficed if you are not using V-SYNC. I don't want my cards to fry . In any case, Blizzard should have done better!!!!
 
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Nah, that isn't actually intensive, despite the high FPS. It just renders the same frame a bajillion times. It'll just cause tearing.

What's your Battle.net name and code? There are very few EU SC2 players on OCN, we should trade info
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