Iv been trying out bf3 and it seems to work fine on med, high, and ultra. No AA and antitrophic setting to 16x on a 1920x1080 res.
Ultra works okay, but i stick with high settings.
1090t 3.2ghz 6 core
4gb ddr2 1066mhz
hd 6850 1gb
Think thats all you need to know for the specs to help me out. I know its a new game so it could be to that but does anyone else get lag spikes in this game. It fine for most of the game and randomly itl lag for a sec and my frames drop to 15 and then go back up. Why is that ? Its kinda annoying when i play online and it happens. Im just wondering if its my pc thats causing it or are other people having the same problem.
I played single player to make sure its not the server lagging and even in single player every now and then my frames just drop for a sec and then its go back to normal 40 - 50 frames.
ive got a gaming pc but ive got it on xbox . surprisingly in the beginning of the jet mission (forgot what its called ) it stutters a bit but other than that its ok.maybe you should get new drivers because your specs are good enough to play it.
I have found a solution to the problem that has worked for me. I was having lag spikes a lot so I looked in to it and found AMD's Cool 'n Quiet to be the problem. Intel also has a similar program called Intel Speed Up Technology, and disabling this in the BIOS should fix your problem. Also I'll throw in a workaround I have found for alt+tab issues in-game. Open Windows Task Manager and set it to "Always On Top" and then run BF3, when you alt+tab it will tab to the Task Manager and work correctly. Have fun!
Thanks, is the cool and quiet the option that limits the cpu ? While its not processing much the speed drops and then raises back up when it needs it correct ? Disabling that leave the speed on max at all times ?
Indeed, AMD's Cool 'n Quiet throttles the voltage and frequency when it senses low CPU usage, however, it seems to have some issues with BF3. After disabling it I have not received any lag spikes in BF3 nor have I noticed any change in temperatures and a very minimal, if any, change to how loud it is.