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So I just picked up Mirror's edge on Steam's 4.99 deal. And so far the story looks pretty interesting and the gameplay is actually pretty fun.

However, there's been somethings that have gotten me somewhat:confused:. In the scene where the main girl goes and meets with her sister and then the SWAT guys come running and shooting at you, my framerates dropped something fierce. I mean I was down at 4.5 FPS. wth.gif Even in the vents my FPS was really bad, yet my GPUs' are barely working. WTH?

I wanna enjoy my $5 damnit!

Does this maybe have something to do with PhysX? Or is the game just a crappy port?

After I closed the game I looked at the requirements and it said that it requires a 3.0 GHz CPU, somehow....I don't think this really applies to an i7...

Any ideas?
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post #2 of 22
Disable PhysX. CPU PhysX is only single-threaded.... I believe.
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post #3 of 22
I have that problem when dedicating Physx to my 9800gtx+.
And this is a fresh OS & drivers and got the same problems with this game.

When I use Physx on my 480 nothing goes wrong.

Though it sometimes happens with other games so it may just be something with my 3rd PCI-E slot. frown.gif
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If you're running ATi cards you might want to disable PhysX. That's what I had to do when I had my 4850 and after that it was smooth.
    
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Whoa, I never had that happen (on my sig rig). But you might be on to something with PhysX, I don't know.
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I just noticed you have an ATi card...probably best you disable PhysX completely if you want to nip the problem in the bud.
    
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it might be a game issue with dedicated physx cards.
 
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Was this game even released for consoles?
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Ok, I'll give that a go.....

One more thing, is the game locked to 62 FPS? My refresh rate is definitely higher than that, yet, even with Vsync enabled, it still stays at 62...

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Was this game even released for consoles?

I do believe since when I was going through the tutorial it kept giving me all the buttons for an Xbox controller.
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it is on ps3 and xbox both of my friend have it 1 on xbox the other has it on ps3.
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