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Dirt 2 Demo rumored Soon! (hopefully in the next 7 days)

Discussion in 'Games' started by EastCoasthandle, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. MilkyWay

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    i didnt rate the console version to highly and i dont know if its going to make a difference if the graphics are nicer

    still i might try it out the demo
     
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    The game ran smooth, I just hear people talking about how GREAT it looked. Sorry, but to me it looked mediocre.

    I did see the disclaimer in the demo though that said "These levels are taken from an unfinished product and will not represent the final version" or something.

    Your cpu is what causes your fps to drop during recording.

    I will be looking around tomorrow for new screens/vids from DX11 users. I wanna see what this DX11 is all about.. from an in-game point of view.. not rendered shots.
     
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    FANTASTIC, my steam updated to say;

    Available: 5 December 2009
    This game will unlock in approximately 3 days and 19 hours

    After assuming I'd be only about ~24 hours away now from what I've posted twice in this thread, steam is starting to piss me off like that.
     
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    yeah I know about the CPU thing, it's just that with supersampling, the frames drop below a good level. Anyways, here are some DX11 screenshots. You have to remember though, this game is no where near what DX11 can accomplish, there are some features here and there, but nothing "amazing." Games like AVP and beyond will show what DX11 can really do.

    I guess they all got resized in the attatchments.

    Here is a link to my Photobucket album. Everything is 1920x1200 there:

    http://s403.photobucket.com/albums/pp112/erocker414/DiRT 2/
     

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    Imma just get the official one tomorrow.
     
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    I just checked, release has been moved down three days to December 4th.
     
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    ill probably do a mini review detailing cpu clock scaling and crossfire scaling as well with my setup to see how it performs
     
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    I knew something was funky about the demo I ran. It just looked like pure old school ass.
     
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    looks detailed in the cockpit view but everything else looks normal!
     
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    DX9 looks like shit didnt you get the memo? get a DX11 card :rolleyes:
     
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    does this demo auto choose what it runs in? as in auto choose dx9/10/11 i ask because i think it looks amazing but i only have a DX10 card.
     
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    it detects the card, you can check by going into C:\Users\your sexy name\Documents\My Games\DiRT2 Demo\hardwaresettings\ on 7/vista

    AMD Radeon HD 4650 is a DX10.1 NOT a DX10 card mind you :p
     
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    im suprised how well my card handles most games and i have the slower version of the HD4650 to :( most have 500mhz ram but mine is 400mhz.

    some games bring it to its knees like crysis but i dont think much to that game anyway. dirt 2 looks so much better than dirt and runs better so looks like codemasters did some good programing with this game.

    after xmas ill get a HD5750 or HD5770 and a new screen to.

    hahah demo is messed up was just checking the hardware info and it reads.
    <systemInfo OS="Microsoft Windows Vista (Build 6000)

    anyone else with win7 notice this?
     
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    7 is based on vista, so it makes sense hehe but the build is kinda off :p
     
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    now to see if its any diffrent to the version i downloaded the other day:toast:
     
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    Ditto

    Edit:
    I really am gonna stand my initial feel that this game is turning into some sorta NFS Pro Street/Underground thing... I was looking thru some news and they have a flash game to make TATTOOS!!??? I mean CMON now WTH does that have to do with Rally Racing.... Dirt was a SERIOUS Rally game This one is just turning into some sorta crappy X-Games thing...
     
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    downloading now expect the first info on my mini review to come soon ;) ill test dx 10 and dx 11 tessalation on and off among other things along with cpu scaling and crossfire scaling etc lets see how this game takes to the 5850s now i just have to make sure to beat erocker to the punch :toast:
     
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    Well i tested this release and i dont see anything diffrent.

    maybe the pic on the mag at the start was diffrent but thats about all i noticed.
     
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    Yep pretty much felt the same to me as well. I only needed to do the first race and decided I had already played this demo.
     
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    Download locations have been updated in the OP.
     
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    I am surprised. 1080p 8xMSAA everything enabled or set on high.
     
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    Nice...this game runs on x1950xt too...just fine on medium.
     
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    Depending on the files you have the game can be faster or slower. If the following has a date of:
    -dirt2.exe 11/26/09
    -dirt2.exe.cat 11/26/09
    -dirt2.exe.cfg 10/28/09
    frame rates maybe lower.

    However, if the following has a date of:
    -dirt2.exe 11/27/09
    -dirt2.exe.cat 11/27/09
    -dirt2.exe.cfg 11/27/09
    frame rates maybe higher. This is the current talk of the demo so far. And some who have tried the demo released today are experiencing lower frame rates from the previous demo.
     
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    I cant get passed the "AMD Future is Fusion" page. keeps locking up and my hd5850 maxes out 99%
     
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