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Call Of Duty : Black Ops (official thread)

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I just picked up a copy of Black Ops and love the game so far.

I been playing with the video settings and I don't seem to be able to get it right.

I'm running a AMD 5970 gpu and want some advice on what the video (GPU) settings should be set at for this game. :eek:
You shouldn't have any issues maxing it out. My single 5850 does it at 1920x1080 no problem.
 

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You shouldn't have any issues maxing it out. My single 5850 does it at 1920x1080 no problem.
Ok, Im running the same rez but see there is numerous settings beside that to change.

AA and such.

I just want the game to look sharp and be lag free :toast:
 

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Max them all.
 

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OK, will do :toast:

What should this game run at steady for FPS?
 

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OK, will do :toast:

What should this game run at steady for FPS?
I was confused by this as well.

Depending on your gfx driver settings, the game may want to run at 120FPS (v-sync enabled). turn off driver settings and just use in-game settings, and the game will run at 60 FPS (v-sync) on, providing that is the refresh rate of your monitor.

Perhaps the point of your post was that you weren't quite happy with the performance you were getting despite having a monster card and despite trying lots of different settings. A lot of people suffer crashing frame rate drops and jitter in this game, due to the game being maxing out the CPU usage (for no apparent good reason) whilst leaving the GPU grossly underused.

If this hits the nail on the head for you, then there are numerous work arounds and performance tweaks around the net, but if you dont fancy wasting your time on all that crap, then it will be a case of waiting on the next patch (or two).
 

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I was confused by this as well.

Depending on your gfx driver settings, the game may want to run at 120FPS (v-sync enabled). turn off driver settings and just use in-game settings, and the game will run at 60 FPS (v-sync) on, providing that is the refresh rate of your monitor.

Perhaps the point of your post was that you weren't quite happy with the performance you were getting despite having a monster card and despite trying lots of different settings. A lot of people suffer crashing frame rate drops and jitter in this game, due to the game being maxing out the CPU usage (for no apparent good reason) whilst leaving the GPU grossly underused.

If this hits the nail on the head for you, then there are numerous work arounds and performance tweaks around the net, but if you dont fancy wasting your time on all that crap, then it will be a case of waiting on the next patch (or two).
Na I'm just a retard lol, I didn't notice the apply tab after setting the vid settings.

Now It's running as strong as to be expected. :p

AMD Rules :rockout:
 
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was gonna say by your post.. i can push max all including the 16x aa in this game and it looks beautiful @ 1920x1080.. and it stays at the stead 91 or so fps it seems to cap itself at.. i think this is a good looking game for the most part.. could be prettier could be uglier, but it's nice
 
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Settings with the rig in my specs...






 

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Using an old Dell 2407WFP.

Changing AA to x16 only brought fps down a little...nothing noticable in gameplay. 1920 x 1080 looks fine as well.

I sure would like to try one of these monitors... http://www.a-power.com/product-19347
 

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DAYM!!!! that monitor would have wicked contrast ratio!!!
I'm thinking the 120hz refresh would make an impact, but I am just not certain. :confused: Have you been in the console in game yet?
 
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there is a problem with the games shadows it hasn't been patched yet so max every thing and just leave shadows off and vsync as well.
 
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Wonder why our graphics settings screen is different Barbaric? Where you have number of corpses I have FOV... :confused:
those were my single player settings, multiplayer settings are set just as high.
 
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those were my single player settings, multiplayer settings are set just as high.
Ahh...I was talking about the screen format. I have not played SP yet so I didnt know the layout was different. ;)
 
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Ahh...I was talking about the screen format. I have not played SP yet so I didnt know the layout was different. ;)
Yeah, I wasn't aware the settings were different when I first started playing SP either. I just started on MP a few days ago. Haven't got to 50 yet, but I'm getting there. At 27 right now.
 
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I always go straight to the MP...:laugh:
 
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