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Old 08-29-2005, 02:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 08-29-2005, 05:07 PM   #12 (permalink)
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A holdback? meaning that 1 gb is not enough?! that's horrible. I have a 6800GT with 1 gb? I went with 1 gb because everyone said that 2 gb was overkill. In order to upgrade to 2 gb i have to ditch my 2 sticks of 512. That's crappy.
I've played both games with a 6600GT and 512mb, they run fine.
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I've played both games with a 6600GT and 512mb, they run fine.
FEAR and BF2 were fine for you with 512 meg?

I do not believe you.


Here is a pic of BF2 using a full 1024 meg of ram in a singleplayer 16 persongame. http://img339.imageshack.us/my.php?image=bf2ram5qt.jpg

It's not uncommon for BF2 and fear (with all applciations closed) to run at around 1400
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I've played both games with a 6600GT and 512mb, they run fine.
What is your res and settings? 1gb is the min at medium/high settings. 1.5 or 2 your ram can breath easy.


Chris, Im surprised you dont shut down all those other programs when you play.
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Old 08-29-2005, 09:46 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I usually do...
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:50 AM   #16 (permalink)
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This is ridiculous. So Im sitting here with a whopper card, and my RAM is what is bottlenecking the system. I have a buyer for my old RAM. But i dont want to do it unless its gonna give me a NOTICABLE increase in performance
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What is your res and settings? 1gb is the min at medium/high settings. 1.5 or 2 your ram can breath easy.


Chris, Im surprised you dont shut down all those other programs when you play.
Battlefield 2:

1024*768, everything on medium, antialiasing off.

F.E.A.R.:

1024*768
World Detail - Maximum
Corpse Detail - Maximum
Shadows - Medium
Lighting - Maximum
Anti-sotropic filtering (spelt right?) - 2x
Physics - Maximum
Effects - Maximum
No Anti - aliasing

From my experience of both games, BF2 would appear alot more memory hungry than FEAR, as if I set any option to high it would instantly go all laggy on me.
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And I play on 32 player maps on BF2
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Lets see, i get highest settings with aa, and everything at 800x600 for bf2 on singleplayer demo. This is with a X300SE and 1GB memory.

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