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This is the first game that I haven't been able to run on my 4850 at 1680x1050 (which even ran bc2 maxed at that res), I was kinda hoping i could get a little more time out of my 4850 until the new AMD cards rolled out. Apparently, if I want to enjoy this game...I'm going to have to upgrade before retail launch...or be forced to play at 1280x960 resolution.. : /

Also I have to restart the game after playing for 30min-1hr because it uses all my 4gb and starts lag spiking. They have some memory leak issues they need to work out...hopefully that gets addressed.
    
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Originally Posted by BlackOmega View Post
Can someone tell me how to get the beta to switch to DX10? I recently sold my 5870, so I'm assuming by default, it played in DX11. However, now that I'm back to my 4870's, when I launch the game, it's still showing up as playing the game in DX11, which undoubtedly the 4870's can't handle the tessellation and crap. How do I get it to switch?
the 4870s can still run DX11. They just have cut features. They benefit from shadows and lighting techniques, but features such as tessellation are cut. Your cards are not weakened due to DX11 or tessellation. Tessellation is simply not possible on those cards, it won't even try to process it. It simply doesn't exist for you.
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I quickly found out that this game just isn't for lone wolves like me. Owell, i'll dink around with beta while its free and then i'll move back to Crysis and BF1942 for fun times
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Just got online and I have no levels ! Same as all the other players that was on my server. What happened ?
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Welcome to EA, welcome to the Battlefield franchise. Its why I chose to play Call of Duty rather than this game, or its predecessors. Its the way their engine is constructed, lag on the servers because of 32+ players on a single map, ect.
This guy has some validity to his statement.

BF games have always had that "redunant" feel to them, where it can sometimes feel as if you've tagged someone more than five times, yet they turn and shoot you twice and you die.

Don't get me wrong, I loved BF1942 (including DC, which I personally enjoyed more than BF2) and BF2, but that's pretty much it.

BC2 was a disgrace to the BF name in my opinion. Still haven't tried BF3 yet though. Not sure if I want to with all the "rave" (/sarcasm) reviews.
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the 4870s can still run DX11. They just have cut features. They benefit from shadows and lighting techniques, but features such as tessellation are cut. Your cards are not weakened due to DX11 or tessellation. Tessellation is simply not possible on those cards, it won't even try to process it. It simply doesn't exist for you.
thanks. But I don't want it to run in DX11 due to crappy framerates. I know these cards in CFX are roughly equivalent to my old 5870, yet their frame rates are bad.
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the 4870s can still run DX11. They just have cut features. They benefit from shadows and lighting techniques, but features such as tessellation are cut. Your cards are not weakened due to DX11 or tessellation. Tessellation is simply not possible on those cards, it won't even try to process it. It simply doesn't exist for you.
4870s are DX10.1 NOT DX11. only 5000 series or later is DX11
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thanks. But I don't want it to run in DX11 due to crappy framerates. I know these cards in CFX are roughly equivalent to my old 5870, yet their frame rates are bad.
His point is it only runs the features available on your card. The DX11 features are not. You only have the DX10 features even if its showing DX11
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Originally Posted by Eskanasi View Post
OH WOW.

Made my day too.

edit: "Rodickus said:
-bushes are now portable"

LOL
Edited by Clawbog - 10/3/11 at 4:17pm
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