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I just played. Maxed everything, HBAO off. At 1440x900, I had a stream of 30-50FPS (would've been lower during intense action scenes, I'm sure, but it never seemed to be NOT playable).

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Sorry to hijack your thread, but would it be possible to install the steam version of bc2 from a retail dvd? I'd rather borrow a dvd from a friend that waste 8 hours downloading it.
Can't do that. You'd have to use the retail disc with EADM (EA Download Manager).
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On my Phenom II X2 555BE @ 3.8GHz it runs flawlessly. I had a 4850 512MB before my 460, and even with that it ran fine at medium settings. Now with my 460 I can crank it up all the way with great FPS.

Now that I have an unlockable quad CPU, I'm looking forward to trying it again...
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Runs silky smooth on my sig rig with a dash of AA @ 1440x900, but alas I am on WindowsXP so dx9.
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Play on smaller servers, the more players in a match the lower your fps will be regardless of if they are visible, they eat up resources regardless as it has to calculate their bullets and movements at all times also.

i suggest a maximum of a 24 player server. dont join the 32 player.

also go into the INI file and lower sound quality to low, it will help fps a bit also.
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My friend with a kinda low clocked dual core just bought it and he said it runs well on his comp. Probably just cant play in high res.
    
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I play it with all settings maxed except AA on my sig rig @ 1920x1080 and it runs silky smooth
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i just grabbed it cranked it to 1920x1080 and everything at the highest settings on my i5 -661......runs it butter smooth
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I play BC2 on my sig rig below... CPU and GPU currently at stock settings. Res is set at 1920x1080 and most settings are probably at medium to high (at work so can't verify) and the game runs just fine.. there are times when the FPS do drop to low (mainly when trying to escape from a tank before it blows up) I ususally die everytime when this happens... but for the most part my system handles BC2 just fine.
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I can play it on my c2d laptop and it runs alright. Playable.
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You will have problems.. maybe not on low settings and AA OFF!

Get a Quad or a i7 bro.. more fluid.

This game likes more cores.. and maybe a better video card than a 9800gt.

9800GT gets hot easily and always have problems.
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