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Old 11-11-10, 07:22 PM   #505
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New version of the Freeride mod, this one has about 95% of things unlocked.

http://mafia-empire.com/forum/index.php?topic=51.0
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Old 11-13-10, 10:43 AM   #506
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Just benchmarked the game, 53fps, everything on high, PhysX off. 25fps with PhysX on.

PhysX just doesn't seem worth it for the frame-rate drop.
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Old 11-13-10, 12:57 PM   #507
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Just benchmarked the game, 53fps, everything on high, PhysX off. 25fps with PhysX on.

PhysX just doesn't seem worth it for the frame-rate drop.
With a GTS250, i'm not bloody suprised Put some sadza into your machine like a 470 and above and i bet your tone will change
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Old 11-13-10, 01:58 PM   #508
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With a GTS250, i'm not bloody suprised Put some sadza into your machine like a 470 and above and i bet your tone will change
That's not the point. Half the FPS for some PhysX is too much.
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That's not the point. Half the FPS for some PhysX is too much.
Talking as a an end-user and not one versed in programing I was under the impression that when you enabled physx you are not only using up resources that the GPU would use for rendering to calculate the physics data but also effectively increasing the polygon or verticies count also (fillrate) so i think with my understanding of how physx works that justifies the reduction in frame rate. I didn't think physx effects was free which is why i guess using an add-on card to calculate physx is more advantagious (sp) than a single Eitherway i think it is an incentive for Nvidia to get customers to buy more of their hardware
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Old 11-18-10, 07:37 PM   #510
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WTF? Where did MikeC's post go? That's weird.

Anyways, I didn't think it was that bad, lol.
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worst major game since Far Cry 2.

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Old 11-18-10, 09:19 PM   #512
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That's not the point. Half the FPS for some PhysX is too much.
If you get double the performance with PhysX off, we can (very naively, of course) 'kind of' assume the game is using up to 64 of your processing cores for physics, 64 out of 128 is quite a hit, but 64 cores for PhysX is not that much for any current generation card, it wasn't even for my old GTX 260 @ 216 cores, I mean...

Yes, I see your point and you're partly right, but come on... maybe not a 470, not even a 460, but at least a 2nd hand GTX 260, I'm sure your gaming experience will improve a lot.
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worst major game since Far Cry 2.

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Why? At least by the videos, it doesn't look any bad at all, I'm thinking on getting it but...

What's its average runtime? 6-7? less? more?
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It took me I think 7 hours.
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Why? At least by the videos, it doesn't look any bad at all, I'm thinking on getting it but...

What's its average runtime? 6-7? less? more?
I think i ripped it in this thread enough haha. Especially if you played the original, I think you will be disappointed.
It just was not fun, and not EVEN CLOSE to being worth the price I paid for it. The gameplay videos don't do this game justice, in that they don't say anything about the long, boring aspects of driving, going to sleep at night, driving, and more driving *cough* far cry 2 *cough*.
The biggest thing is that the story sucked. It was downhill from there.
By all means, buy it if you think you will enjoy it, but too me it was a major flop. I usually don't make those mistakes, but I messed up. Oh well.
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Old 11-18-10, 09:36 PM   #516
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The story is amazing, the main point of the driving was to really pull you into the story. I agree it was a lot of driving, A LOT, but it didn't take away anything from the story or game. If you got a fast car, that went 125 MPH!!!!!!!!! It was not a big deal, imo. Still not worth $60, $50, or even $40. I would get it at $30 or less.
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