Bioshock

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by Caserno, Sep 3, 2007.

  1. Caserno

    Caserno OSNN Junior Addict

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    Has anybody played this game yet on Vista, I think it looks quite stunning, but its a little stuttery at times, has anyone played it on DX9 does it look as good or have the stuttering problems, the Nvidia drivers seem to be coming up to scratch finally. :)
     
  2. emeritus

    emeritus Beware the Monkeys!!!

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    I've played it on both Vista and XP. It runs smooth for me on either side. I did not really see a major difference between DX9 and DX10, of course, that could be becasue I was paying attention to playing the game. Either way it looked great!
     
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    Petros Thief IV

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    One machine in my house has Vista and I've played on both. Surprisingly, the Vista machine has a 7800GT 256MB and it doesn't run too bad. My 8800GTS 640 on the XP machine obviously gets better framerates, though.
     
  4. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Running it on Vista right now at 1680x1050 all maxed (no AA) and it runs very well.
     
  5. Caserno

    Caserno OSNN Junior Addict

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    Maybe I should down my settings a little, I thought a Quad Core and Dual 8800 Ultra's would do the trick, maybe not :)
     
  6. Petros

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    Running with that system, there must be something going wrong somewhere if you have to turn down the detail setting to play in Vista without framerate stuttering. Vista does, however, have some audio stuttering issues. It's all over the Bioshock forums, too.
     
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  7. emeritus

    emeritus Beware the Monkeys!!!

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    Running a single 8800GTX, I haven't had any stutters, with video or sound. I have all settings maxxed, including AA, running @1680x1050.
     
  8. Caserno

    Caserno OSNN Junior Addict

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    Do you have all the visual effects on like realtime reflections etc, I figure that would give the cards some troubles, 16x AA may be a little excessive, I could make do with 8x I think
     
  9. paNix3d

    paNix3d OSNN Junior Addict

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    hehe how do you beat the first big daddy
     
  10. Caserno

    Caserno OSNN Junior Addict

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    Just hit him repeatedly with the wrench, dont waste your health or ammo, just die and then respawn, theres no penalty for dieing so it takes a little while but you'll get there in the end
     
  11. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    Armor piercing bullets take him out fairly quick without you dieing.
     
  12. emeritus

    emeritus Beware the Monkeys!!!

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    Caserno: I double checked I have evrything activated. Still no stutters, neither in XP or Vista.
     
  13. Caserno

    Caserno OSNN Junior Addict

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    Oh, I forgot to post, I turned off the realtime lighting thing and now its running pretty smooth
     
  14. zapoqx

    zapoqx Striking Master

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    well it runs pretty smooth on XP with my HD2900 XT. I'm still trying to go through the game though.
     
  15. Caserno

    Caserno OSNN Junior Addict

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    Yeah Im going at a pretty slow pace, I have only just got the camera, I won't talk about it cos of spoilers ;)
     
  16. CriticalPoint

    CriticalPoint Addicted to Gaming Folding Team

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    Awe! Now I know theres a camera I'm not playing!! :suprised:

    I joke, I kicked the bottom out of this on the 360 on release day! (I confess, I queued outside blockbuster to get a copy lol :rolleyes:)
     
  17. Tuffgong4

    Tuffgong4 The Donger Need Food!!!! Political User

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    I need to play this game more. I'm pretty far in but marriage and garbage job sure do take up a lot of time ;)
     
  18. CriticalPoint

    CriticalPoint Addicted to Gaming Folding Team

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    Tell me about it.. I'm getting married on the 1st December this year and to be honest, I'm reconsidering due to loss of gaming time! :lick: lol