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Maybe they were running vSync to make it look "smoother" and make all the screen tearing go away who knows.. : / It gives crazy mouse lag tho

Just so you know, ATI ran 5 times better than nVidia on the Alpha so maybe it just looked bad on the nVidia cards due to no proper drivers yet.

I mean overall, of course it will look better than BC2 and run better than BC2 once there is good support (drivers, patches, etc) It's still in Alpha stage
vSync does indeed cause a little delay, but nothing to that extent. If the hardware isn't able to maintain a steady 60+ frames in the first place, then the point of vSync becomes moot (assuming 60Hz+ refresh rate).

I never said BF3 won't look as good or better than BC2 in the end, just that BF3 for PC at Gamescom wasn't on par with BC2 maxed.

A game doesn't look better or worse depending on the GPU manufacturer; it's all about the ingame settings, unless there's some evil conspiracy I'm not aware of. Why would they use nVidia in the first place if it is as you say? That doesn't make much sense if they want to generate as much hype as they can possibly get.

And no, BF3 will most certainly not run better than BC2 in terms of hardware requirements; that is a lie. More advanced technology requires better hardware, unless of course the game started as an unoptimized pile of junk, which isn't the case with BC2.
Edited by Goaky - 8/22/11 at 3:55am
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vSync does indeed cause a little delay, but nothing to that extent. If the hardware isn't able to maintain a steady 60+ frames in the first place, then the point of vSync becomes moot (assuming 60Hz+ refresh rate).

I never said BF3 won't look as good or better than BC2 in the end, just that BF3 for PC at Gamescom wasn't on par with BC2 maxed.

A game doesn't look better or worse depending on the GPU manufacturer; it's all about the ingame settings, unless there's some evil conspiracy I'm not aware of. Why would they use nVidia in the first place if it is as you say? That doesn't make much sense if they want to generate as much hype as they can possibly get.

And no, BF3 will most certainly not run better than BC2 in terms of hardware requirements; that is a lie. More advanced technology requires better hardware, unless of course the game started as an unoptimized pile of junk, which isn't the case with BC2.
What I mean by "looked bad" is that nVidia probably had crazy screen tearing because of the drivers
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What I mean by "looked bad" is that nVidia probably had crazy screen tearing because of the drivers
Is that all you have to add?
Weren't you supposed to prove that I was trolling?
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Nope that's just your imagination I never said trolling
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Too many assumptions.

Not even going to answer this incredibly stupid, childish and completely unnecessary post, sorry.
Is this what OCN has come to? Fanboys willing to defend something they cherish so much, but never even played in the first place? I'm sure the game will play beautifully on your quad GTX 580's, which is what you want to hear, but that wasn't there case here; that is all I'm saying.

If you had played what I played you'd understand me, I'm willing to bet my life on that.
Lol this is the official BF3 thread. If they removed dedicated server support, people here would talk about how "COD doesn't have them either blah blah blah blah blah blah blah". Criticism is not allowed.

I mean how the hell where you able to tell your frame rates? Not like you have eyes or anything. If you do have eyes, go get em checked. The world would do a somersault before BF3 would ever look/play bad ( *cough *cough Alpha)
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@goaky: did you get to identify what were the specs of the rig at gamescon ???
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I really don't think you should be judging performance on an Alpha build and beta drivers that still haven't been optimized for an unreleased game. Sometimes it even takes months for drivers to get optimized AFTER the game is released. Both Nvidia and AMD systems at Gamescon have been crashing during gameplay and ~20% of the total computers are completely broken and turned off. It's pointless to argue about which brand will do better at this point.
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vSync does indeed cause a little delay, but nothing to that extent. If the hardware isn't able to maintain a steady 60+ frames in the first place, then the point of vSync becomes moot (assuming 60Hz+ refresh rate).

I never said BF3 won't look as good or better than BC2 in the end, just that BF3 for PC at Gamescom wasn't on par with BC2 maxed.

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Vysnc during the alpha with 120hz or 60hz only would stay at 48fps. Yes said 48 fps. Would not go to thw monitor refresh rate. Used a 6970 and gtx 590. Both same results and had update drivers. Screen tearing worse on nvidia? They both look the same..... also maybe this why gamescom had mouse delay. Vysnc was enable the frame latency was to high due to the game not syncing with monitor refreah rate... no company is to blame here execpt for dice. Just something they need to fix. Not amd or nvidia fault.

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Keywords for this thread to remember: ALPHA GAMEPLAY

We haven't seen anything beyond alpha gameplay, so anything else is pure speculation. but then again, why do I even bother....
 
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