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Speaking of performance, over the last few days I have now heard it from Shev, a friend of mine, and myself, has anyones fps started to fluctuate a lot? The first week I would rarely dip under 50 and I could be right in the thick of it, grenades going off, tanks exploding, and it would run smooth. But last few days, if I'm near any vehicle explosion, the fps just drops off completely, to the point where I most likely will get killed cause I can barely move.

What I'm trying to figure out is, if thats really an FPS drop off, since I haven't actually watched the fps, maybe they implemented a stun effect by being near explosions, I mean it does wreck your hearing already in game, so maybe they made it more realistic, lets hear how its all running for you guys.
 
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When I play tonight I'll pay attention when my FPS drops and by how much.
 

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Whoa, there's a playable beta? I've been WAY outta the loop the past few months, what's all going on with the game?
 

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Whoa, there's a playable beta? I've been WAY outta the loop the past few months, what's all going on with the game?
Haven't seen you in a very long while Shadow.:toast:

And yep there is a playable PC beta for Bad Company 2.(but most to all game sites are out of keys), but you can always preorder the game on Steam to get into the beta. And the full game comes out next month.
 

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Jeeze.. That's sweet. I gotta get a job and some cash so I can pre-order it. Looks amazing from the stuff I've looked at so far. I also gotta get my hands on a DX11 card, but that's gonna be awhile..
 
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Speaking of performance, over the last few days I have now heard it from Shev, a friend of mine, and myself, has anyones fps started to fluctuate a lot? The first week I would rarely dip under 50 and I could be right in the thick of it, grenades going off, tanks exploding, and it would run smooth. But last few days, if I'm near any vehicle explosion, the fps just drops off completely, to the point where I most likely will get killed cause I can barely move.

What I'm trying to figure out is, if thats really an FPS drop off, since I haven't actually watched the fps, maybe they implemented a stun effect by being near explosions, I mean it does wreck your hearing already in game, so maybe they made it more realistic, lets hear how its all running for you guys.

Yes.


Many people have started complaining about performance degradation.
 
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Yes.


Many people have started complaining about performance degradation.
I wonder if AA and AF are working and no one really has noticed hence causing these problems.
 
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mine's working fine
 

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Every server I joined tonight is a lagfest:banghead:
 

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Every server I joined tonight is a lagfest:banghead:
There was no lag in any server I was in, have you manually looked for server or are you using "Play Now"?
 
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yeah it took me a few days to find the actual server browser. as supposed to the history/favorites list.

once i found it, more than enough 30 ppl games with <70ms lat... worked out well for Beta :) looking forward to the Server Easy Rhino is getting.
 
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Ah that sucks, I just happened to look at the player list and seen your name, was going to talk to you in squad and before I even could you were gone :(
 
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Check your settings.ini file to see where your sound is set to. My game would ctd when the sound was set to "High" setting it to "Medium" fixed the issue.
 
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I haven't had much issues with the game. I run the graphics in low settings and force DX9 for obvious reasons, but other than that its been pretty smooth sailing. No crashing, no FPS dips, etc.
 
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Check your settings.ini file to see where your sound is set to. My game would ctd when the sound was set to "High" setting it to "Medium" fixed the issue.
that was the first time it happened to me during a battle.
on The rare occasions i get ctd, it happens at the end of the round
 

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I haven't had much issues with the game. I run the graphics in low settings and force DX9 for obvious reasons, but other than that its been pretty smooth sailing. No crashing, no FPS dips, etc.
DX9 is really the last thing i expect the game to have issues with. I think most studios have DX9 down like an artform
 

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DX9 is really the last thing i expect the game to have issues with. I think most studios have DX9 down like an artform
you would think so... but I think this game runs better in dx10 and dx11 modes.
 

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you would think so... but I think this game runs better in dx10 and dx11 modes.
It does seem that way actually, I haven't tried DX9 myself, but I have heard that it seems DX10 is pretty much the sweet spot, and havent heard anything bad about DX11.
 
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It does seem that way actually, I haven't tried DX9 myself, but I have heard that it seems DX10 is pretty much the sweet spot, and havent heard anything bad about DX11.
Did you end up trying 9.12 vs 10.1 last night?
 
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