Worries about Alienware 18 Battlefield 4 performance. Should I buy one?

Discussion in 'Alienware 18 and M18x' started by orancanoren, Mar 29, 2014.

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  1. shompa

    shompa Notebook Geek

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    Forget game performance problems with 1080P/60FPS and SLI/Crossfire.

    These systems are way overkill for that puny 12 year old resolution. (and no: you can't connect a 4K screen and get 60hz with M18 unless Dell updated HDMI to 2.0 or fixes the miniDP to DP to support 1.2. In 4K max everything BF4 uses about 2.7gig graphic memory. I get between 30-60FPS on GTX780SLI and around 20 with SLI m780 30Hz.)

    For better enjoyment:
    Get a 17 inch with 120Hz screen. Since its single GPU = it will at least stress the system.
     
  2. Johnksss

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    :D
    I think some of you are over exaggerating by quite a bit. I just set everything to max and it was struggling to stay at 30 FPS. And dropping to 15 fps during heavy gun battles.
     
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  3. J.Dre

    J.Dre Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    With 880M SLI at 1080p? What driver are you running, lol? There's no way.
     
  4. TBoneSan

    TBoneSan Laptop Fiend

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    I think by max he means 200 scale res and Max AA.
     
  5. J.Dre

    J.Dre Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Ah, okay. I was going to say... :confused: Plug your laptop in, John! :D
     
  6. Johnksss

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    Any driver. :D
    Yep, exactly. Max Motion and field of view as well. The 4 things everyone likes to not add. :D
    Oh, it's plugged in alright, but max means max, not a partial max. :D
     
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    The 780m or 880m in SLI should run that game max out at 60 FPS with no problem.
     
  8. Johnksss

    Johnksss .

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    No it wont.

    Side note:
    For those who thought no game goes above 2GB...
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    Can't believe it.!!!
     
  10. J.Dre

    J.Dre Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    That resolution scale, though... :D

    Looks great.
     
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