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So, I just played it on my friends PC (Same PC as me), and it was awful. The highest I got was 50 FPS with EVERYTHING at lowest settings and using the "Turbo" button on the computer which I'm assuming overclocks the CPU. but it averaged around 12 FPS, dipping as low as 5 FPS frequently. This was the first mission too.

If it matters, it's running Windows 7 and Aero was turned off. The Windows Classic theme was being used.
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I played MP all the way to lvl 50 on a AMD Athlon 6000+ lol. It wasn't the best experience but it was playable. Of course, I had to do the lag fix each time I launched the game.
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So, I just played it on my friends PC (Same PC as me), and it was awful. The highest I got was 50 FPS with EVERYTHING at lowest settings and using the "Turbo" button on the computer which I'm assuming overclocks the CPU. but it averaged around 12 FPS, dipping as low as 5 FPS frequently. This was the first mission too.

If it matters, it's running Windows 7 and Aero was turned off. The Windows Classic theme was being used.
Yup. I set EVERYTHING to LOWEST and then everything to HIGHEST. You know what difference it made? NADA. ZIP. NOTHIN'. My experience is pretty much the same as yours regardless of what settings I'm playing at.
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I know it doesn't pertain exactly to dual cores, but there was a comment about quad. I don't seem to have any issues with everything turned up (60+ frames)
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It played fairly well on my E7500 ( gts 250) I found huge improvements with my sig after ISP upgrade! Seems like once i switched my ISP the game is much better.
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Yup. I set EVERYTHING to LOWEST and then everything to HIGHEST. You know what difference it made? NADA. ZIP. NOTHIN'. My experience is pretty much the same as yours regardless of what settings I'm playing at.
Really? That's awful. It reminds me of the Crysis 2 PC Demo. Those "settings" made absolutely no difference in the performance of the game whatsoever. Treyarch really owes the PC community for such a crappy port. This s*** is ridiculous.
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post #17 of 41
Are you guys behind on news? Turn on Warm Shader on and oh oh go to your config and enable r_multithreaded_device 1 since it's running just on 1 core?
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Really? That's awful. It reminds me of the Crysis 2 PC Demo. Those "settings" made absolutely no difference in the performance of the game whatsoever. Treyarch really owes the PC community for such a crappy port. This s*** is ridiculous.
Don't compare crysis 2 to black ops. IT'S CRYENGINE. I also have a custom config for crysis 2 and i made the game MUCH like PC now. Now it doesn't feel like a dumb down washed console port with OVERKILL HDR and BLOOM.

Man i love custom configs. Pics looks amazing and it looks EXACTLY as a PC!
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Runs fine, haven't had any problems since the first patch came out.
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Really? That's awful. It reminds me of the Crysis 2 PC Demo. Those "settings" made absolutely no difference in the performance of the game whatsoever. Treyarch really owes the PC community for such a crappy port. This s*** is ridiculous.
Agreed. From what I've read online at other places, at least a tri-core is needed for this game (Hmm, X360's CPU is a tri-core... coincidence?), otherwise it just doesn't work.

I may one day give it a try when I upgrade to a new rig. For now I'll just give it a rest and go play some other games that look much much better than it and actually run well on my PC.
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