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PostPosted: Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:23 pm    Post subject: Metro: Last Light Reply with quote

So, can any of you guys actually run this properly?

Because seriously, 1280x720@15-25FPS is ridiculous.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What settings do you have it at? Are they maxed?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It ran fine on my Mac.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Some games run absolutely atrocious on my monitor. I know it's my monitor, because I've plugged my computer into two TVs, both 1080p, 60Hz, and seen the difference.

Skyrim won't reach 60fps on my monitor, but it will on a TV.

When I first played Far Cry 3 on my old monitor, on high settings, it worked fine. I plugged it into this one, and it lagged like Call of Duty.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 3:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I ran it properly with 680 sli but there are areas in the game that arn't optimized and cause frame rate dips. This is with every maxed out at 1080p including nvidia physx. I love the dynamic wind physx creates.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I turned the setting to On on my PS3. It ran it.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 5:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was getting about 44-55 FPS.

2k resolution
AF 4X
Tesselation - High
Advanced PhysX enabled
Settings very high

Shut off the SSAO or whatever it is they use in it (can't recall if it's SSAO or something else) as that caused a massive FPS drop.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 7:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lethean wrote:
What settings do you have it at? Are they maxed?

Lol, no. They're minimized, with PhsyX and SSAO off. All the lowest settings, 720p and it still goes between 60FPS in nice indoor areas to 15FPS in outdoor hectic areas.

Got my 2500k up at 4.8ghz and my 6870 up another 17mhz on the core, and still last light runs like a pig.

Might try dropping it into DX9 mode to see if it becomes playable.
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