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i find it sad that there are some great game engines out there that don't really see that much use beyond the one game despite being really good.

i mean, most will know of Source, and it's been around for a while. the unreal engine is another.

but then there's Dunia. say what you want about Far Cry 2, but it did run nicely and with good FPS providing great visuals at the same time. seems like it doesn't have anything coming out for it. i assume if Red Dead Redemption comes out it will use RAGE, and the RAGE engine is rather good for what it does, despite the lack of AA. in 4 years, watch how it runs. another is the Illusion engine for Mafia II. very few games i've played run so well with lower end hardware and have such solid FPS. i've been playing with APEX PhysX on High and i haven't had any framerate stutters or jitters - almost as though the game struggles to dip and buck. i only play with 1 card though, so i don'ty know what it's like in dual gpu mode.

what do you think - do you think that engines should get more use out of them?
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I really like/am impressed by what Red Faction: Guerrilla uses. Geo-Mod 2.0 and the Havok Physics engine.


Its top notch in my book.
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I really hope Frostbite gets more of a see in. The new Vietnam mod goes to show how well it can scale in a large map environment. However, I think the reward for the most efficient engine would be Source. It's the engine that just keeps giving. Love it as much now as I did when it first came on the scene.
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I really hope Frostbite gets more of a see in. The new Vietnam mod goes to show how well it can scale in a large map environment. However, I think the reward for the most efficient engine would be Source. It's the engine that just keeps giving. Love it as much now as I did when it first came on the scene.
true.

used to run on 4xAA and all highest. jumped to 16xQ CSAA or something and i looked at Bill and could see the hair in his wrinkles. and it plays SO WELL on bad hardware, too...

it's nice to know even if your video card dies, you can still enjoy at least SOME gaming during the RMA period with onboard
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OOO I really loved FC2 graphics, they were not bad. I like the atmosphere in that game.
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OOO I really loved FC2 graphics, they were not bad. I like the atmosphere in that game.
Agreed, the FC2 engine is top notch in almost everything, the physics need some work though.
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Iceblade i know this is off topic but i do not understand something. According to most CPU benchmarks the Athlon II X4 635 is better than the 640. I saw a webstie (Forgot the name) which ranked the processors based on preformance on CPU benchmarks and the 635 was above the 640
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I honestly wasn't impressed with FC2 at all. Its interesting that several of you are raving about it, but honestly I thought they were quite poor even compared to the 3 year old Crysis. I was more impressed BFBC2 or MoH than I was FC2. And FC2 also highly favored the Nvidia cards. The graphics, IMO, didn't represent the difficulty it presented on the hardware to run it.
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OOO I really loved FC2 graphics, they were not bad. I like the atmosphere in that game.


too bad the game was absolute garbage.
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Iceblade i know this is off topic but i do not understand something. According to most CPU benchmarks the Athlon II X4 635 is better than the 640. I saw a webstie (Forgot the name) which ranked the processors based on preformance on CPU benchmarks and the 635 was above the 640
what's your question: why?

if that is the question, i don't know. i doubt it'd be much of a difference - enough to be noticeable. maybe one of them doesn't play too well with benches?

Tator Tot would know...
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