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Has anyone had stuttuering with windows and Bf3 installed on a mechanical hard drive?
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My only gripe with the game is:

Playing the campaign and using a 360 controller...works fine until the game gets to an action sequence (ex-the subway). At the part where I'm supposed to hit LMB, I hit the RT, and nothing happens. In order to advance, I have to quickly reach for the keyboard. This extends into MP as well. Entering a vehicle and picking up weapons requires reaching for the KB, which can get you killed. But really, that is my only gripe with an otherwise outstanding game
    
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Has anyone had stuttuering with windows and Bf3 installed on a mechanical hard drive?
My stutter wasn't due to my hard drive..

Are you sure it's your HD?
    
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Did a little test, deferred 4x msaa drops your fps by ~35%.
Is that worth it?

NO AA: http://tweakers.net/ext/f/8GdVjStmpw...bK4ug/full.jpg
4x MSAA: http://tweakers.net/ext/f/Z5nrVATzt3...AGpqk/full.jpg
High Post AA: http://tweakers.net/ext/f/HEDQ2FUcQy...cnBU1/full.jpg

Post AA is a little bit blurry but gives barely a performance hit.
post #24605 of 52874
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Has anyone had stuttuering with windows and Bf3 installed on a mechanical hard drive?
I run all my games from my Spintpoints, not my SSD -- I don't have stuttering, but I did a defrag + full optimization of my game HD with SmartDefrag immediately after downloading the 11.4gb file from Origin and before playing for the first time
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Is anyone else having trouble get into matches? Quick match simply isn't working (or taking forever I guess) and whenever I do find a server, the game will start, I get a loading screen then get sent to battlelog and am given a "You were disconnected from the login server) error.
Im getting the same error. I was playing all day with no problems so not sure what the problem is
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Did a little test, deferred 4x msaa drops your fps by ~35%.
Is that worth it?

NO AA: http://tweakers.net/ext/f/8GdVjStmpw...bK4ug/full.jpg
4x MSAA: http://tweakers.net/ext/f/Z5nrVATzt3...AGpqk/full.jpg
High Post AA: http://tweakers.net/ext/f/HEDQ2FUcQy...cnBU1/full.jpg

Post AA is a little bit blurry but gives barely a performance hit.
Hmm. The difference wasn't noticeable until I flicked back and forth between them about 10 times. 60 fps is fine for me, so I'd say no point in not running it if you can hit 50-60.
    
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I mension the hdd because when i play games with page file space enabled, i get crazy stuttering.
@xartion, your page file space will be on your SSD. I need feedback from people who run windows and BF3 on a mechanical HDD to see if they get stuttering or not.
Edited by BradleyW - 10/25/11 at 5:34pm
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Hmm. The difference wasn't noticeable until I flicked back and forth between them about 10 times. 60 fps is fine for me, so I'd say no point in not running it if you can hit 50-60.
Yes, but that's just a SP screenshot.
Multiplayer is a lot heavier, dropping below 60 is a no-go for me in MP.
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What is the best Nvidia driver for battlefield 3.
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