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Black Ops still unplayable on dual-core?

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I booted up Black Ops months after buying it and not touching it to find that it still runs like crap, even after whatever supposed performance patches Treyarch has released for it. The multiplayer works okay, but the SP is completely unplayable.

Anybody here with a dual-core (if anyone on OCN other than me still has a dual-core ) manage to run it?
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post #2 of 41
I don't know about dual core, I tried on Quad core and it wasn't playible.
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post #3 of 41
Game will run on most duelcores and any quadcore....... unless you have a faulty cpu.
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post #4 of 41
I don't think you would have a problem with an E8500...what settings? And what exactly constitutes "running like crap"
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post #5 of 41
my cpu isn't faulty I got 60+ fps in crysis 2 and most other games,
but in black ops I only get 30 fps, that's not even playible.
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post #6 of 41
"Playable" is a very broad term; I'm completely fine all the way down to 20, even for an FPS. You may have no choice to just lower your settings
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post #7 of 41
I have to go into msconfig and disable all non micrsoft services to play it
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post #8 of 41
I managed to play the whole game on my rig without any hackery.
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post #9 of 41
My friend has the same PC as me and the game ran horribly when he got it. I don't know how it runs after the performance patches, I'll ask him but I'm sure it's still pretty bad.
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post #10 of 41
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Well, CPU usage was 100% flat while the game was running and unplayable as in "wow, my minimums are going into single digits".
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