|01-23-04, 11:55 AM||#145|
eat. sleep. overclock.
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Chino, California
yes I guess 5fps can mean the difference between playable and nonplayable... but I am HUGE on graphics 5-10fps is definetely worth it for me!
|01-23-04, 01:31 PM||#146|
Join Date: Sep 2003
Well, what can I say that you lot have not already, the amount of detail is staggering
AthlonXP 2600+ / nForce2 Asus A7N8X-X / PNY GeForce FX5900 Ultra / 1024Mb Samsung Ram /nForce Sound / Hansol 920D Plus 19" monitor / Lite-On 32x12x40 / 2x Maxtor HD 40Gb/80Gb / nVidia 7174 driver / Gnome 2.10.1 / Kernel 18.104.22.168 / Slackware 10.0
|01-23-04, 02:32 PM||#147|
Join Date: Jul 2002
Your doing AWESOME with your GFFX 5200 Ultra
I tried playing on my setup with 1 gig of ram and graphics are all messed up. If I did screenshot you all would have good laugh
Its still a blast to play tho, Im definitly getting this game. I have an AXP 2600+ Barton and an Albatron GFFX 5900PV (400c/850m) about ready to install, so hopefully game will play pretty well at 1024 x 768 with everything pretty much on high (I hope)
|01-23-04, 06:00 PM||#149|
Got my eyes on you!
Join Date: Oct 2003
Aaahhh finaly something fun that pushes my rig .
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 @ 2,85 GHz | ASUS P5B Deluxe | OCZ 2GB DDR2 PC6400 | ASUS 8800GTX | Antec P180B| SeaSonic 500W |ViewSonic VP191b 19" 8ms | Soundblaster X-FI Extreme Gamer Pro | Hitachi T7K 160GB SATA2 + 7k 160GB Sata | Plextor PX-716A | Creative MegaWorks THX 5.1 550 | Logitech MX1000 | Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit |
My other gaming rig:
Pioneer PDP-436 FDE Plasma | XBOX 360 Premium
"I'm concerned because there's nothing wrong."
|01-23-04, 06:13 PM||#150|
Join Date: Aug 2002
I grabbed this from a shacknews forum topic (http://www.shacknews.com/ja.zz?id=9244961):
"Make Far Cry look even better.
Maybe this is old news, I dont know...I'm to tired to know either way. Figured some might be interested:
Go into C:\Program Files\Ubisoft\Crytek\Far Cry Demo\Levels\Fort
or whatever drive it's on. now make a copy of the level.pak file.
Next open the non-copy in Winzip and extract the files to a temp folder. Open up mission_fort.xml in Word or whatever.
Scroll down till you see this line
Delete the _OnlySky part.
Now save that. Repack those files in a zip and rename back to level.pak
Replace in your directory.
Now EVERYTHING will be reflected in the water. Your own body, trees, rocks, whatever. Everything will be seen in the reflections. It's really amazing.
This is a copy and paste I found somewhere. I havent done it myself, because I dont have the demo yet. I've seen screens, looks groovy, and supposedly it doesnt completely murder your framerate. Supposedly. I did see screens, so its most likely legit.
Again, ignore if old. And ignore is the markup crashes and burns...heh. "
And this from another topic (http://www.shacknews.com/ja.zz?id=9239100):
" I was toying around with the console in the Far Cry demo, and I found the following commands that you may want to try out for fun:
\ca_DrawBones 1: display bones used by skeletal animation engine
\cl_display_hud 0: hides the HUD, play in full screen
\hud_panoramic 1: use with cl_display_hud 0, play in letterbox mode for a movie-like experience
\e_terrain_lod_ratio: set to 1 or less to display more detail in the terrain far ahead
\g_maxfps 15: (ATI cards only) simulate the game running on GeForce FX hardware
\MemInfo 1: display interesting information about game modules and memory consumption
\r_DisplayInfo 1: display performance statistics such as fps, number of polygons in scene, etc
\r_Stats 1: display info on current shaders and textures
\r_RenderMode 1: use "soft light" renderer for a dreamy effect
\r_RenderMode 2: use "cold colors" renderer for a realistic effect
\r_RenderMode 1: use "cel shaded" renderer for a cartoony, XIII-like effect
\r_RenderMode 1: use "ultra contrast" renderer if you want to ruin your eyes because you can't see anything
\e_water_ocean_sun_reflection 1: enable cool effect of sun reflecting in water
\r_WaterReflections 1: already enabled by default, consider disabling it to boost fps
\r_WaterRefractions 1: disabled by default, enable for refraction effect in water
\save_game AnySaveGame: saves the current game into the file AnySaveGame
\load_game AnySaveGame: obviously, loads save game AnySaveGame from disk
\start_frame_display: I'm not even gonna try to explain what's going on there, lots of cool renderer stats
\start_frame_profiling: remove stats shown with start_frame_display
\w_recoil_max_degree 0: for you ladies out there, disables the recoil of all the guns
\w_accuracy_decay_speed 0: another one for the mouse-handicapped, gun accuracy remains steady while firing
If you know of some more interesting ones, please post them and share with everyone! "
I havent had a chance to test these yet but I thought it was worth sharing here.
|01-23-04, 06:42 PM||#152|
Plays pretty good on the most side, smooth then stutters like hell which shange as it clears it's self up then stutters again. It's as if i am out of memory or something but i have 1GB so thats not the case.
Playing at 1280x1024 + V-high detail no FSAA/AF
"Never interupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
Processor: AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition @ 4.25GHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3
Graphics: ASUS ENGTX470
Memory: 4GB Kingston HyperX Blu PC12800 DDR3
Monitor: LG E2260V-PN Full HD WLED 22" & DELL 20" 2005FPW,
Power: Coolermaster Silent Pro Modular 850w PSU
Sound: Logitech Z5500 Digital.
Cooling: Thermalright Silver Arrow.
1st Storage: Kingston V100 SSDNow128GB SSD
2nd Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB
|01-23-04, 06:56 PM||#153|
Join Date: May 2003
Far cry video
Here's a short vid I made
I's called RedNeck FarCry at about 18 mb
|01-23-04, 07:25 PM||#156|
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Lake Jackson, TX
Ok, for those wanting to do:
Also \g_maxfps, I thought that was pretty funny so I set mine to 1000 fps knowing my vidcard can not do it but won't be limited in any circumstances. I suggest ya'll do the same as you don't wanna be another Firing Squad review and forget to do it just like they had in CoD.
\Meminfo 1 works too as does \r_stats 1. Haven't been to interested in the others yet.
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