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Hardware: Core i7 920 CPU, clocked from stock 2.66 GHz to 3.00 GHz. 9GB triple-channel DDR3 memory. Radeon HD 6870 video card.

 

Software: Linux openSUSE 13.2 x64, KDE 4.14.9. MESA 10.3.7 on Gallium / AMD BARTS.

 

Apart from notorious and solvable sound issues with PulseAudio, TDM 2.03 runs very well and at a good performance (I didn't measure and note average FPS yet). Since I'm one of the fewer people who play games on the free video driver (Mesa) instead of the proprietary one (fglrx), I should especially keep an eye on things and report anything out of the ordinary :)

Graphic drivers are the only reason I have not totally switched to Linux, I use USB Mint online and win7 for gaming, does the Mesa driver work for most games?

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Graphic drivers are the only reason I have not totally switched to Linux, I use USB Mint online and win7 for gaming, does the Mesa driver work for most games?

 

Whether it works can greatly depends on your setup... the free driver is also good with AMD cards (not Nvidia). I have a Radeon HD 6870, on openSUSE 13.2 x64; For me it works very well and performance is nearly the same as the proprietary driver, for nearly every Linux native game engine I've tried.

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CPU: Intel i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40 Ghz, quad core.

Motherboard: by Gigabyte

RAM: 32 Gb DDR2

Nvidia GTX 760 vid card with 2gb vram.

running on Windows 7 Pro.

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- Windows 10 Home
- i5 4690k 3.9ghz

- 8gb DDR3 CL10 1600mhz
- Asus GTX 970 Strix 1300mhz
- Video Driver 2.11.3.5
- Game Version 2.03

A smooth and solid 60fps locked @ 1080p with AA 16x and AF 16x.

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Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_ldr.160516-0600)


CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K

RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX Black 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 3200

GPU: MSI GTX 980 GAMING 4G

Motherboard: ASUS Z170 PRO GAMING - Intel Z170

HDD: Kingston HyperX FURY - 120GB Seagate Desktop

SSHD - 2TB Blu ray: ASUS BW-16D1HT

Case: CoolerMaster Storm, Trooper Edition Cooler:

Zalman CNPS9800 MAX

Source: Be quiet! Straight Power 10 800W

Monitor: Samsung LS27E500CSZ - LED monitor 27"

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Hardware:

  • CPU Model name: ‎Intel® Pentium® CPU G3258 @ 3.20GHz; Cores: ‎2; Frequency (MHz): ‎4298.828
  • RAM: 32GB physical (16GB recognized by motherboard); 2x 16GB Corsair Vengence DDR3 1600
  • GPU: EVGA Geforce GTX 780, 3GB
  • Mobo: MSI Z97 Gaming 3
  • HDD: 1TB WDC Blue for '/' , 1TB WDC Black for '/home' , 1TB Hitachi/Seagate for '/storage' (backup)
  • Optical: plain old Asus DVD burner
  • Audio: on-board, uses snd_hda_intel module
  • Case: NZXT Phantom 820, rescued and repaired, I call it "Scar"
  • PSU: Seasonic X-750
  • Monitors: Asus VE278Q at 1920x1080; Samsung Syncmaster T240HD at 1920x1200
  • Input: Logitech G710+ keyboard; Roccat Kone XTD mouse on Siru surface

Software:

  • OS: Mageia Linux 6 (Cauldron)
  • Kernel: 4.7.0-desktop-2.mga6
  • Graphics: NVIDIA 367.35
  • Desktop (as of date of posting): KDE Frameworks 5.24.0; KDE Apps 16.04.3; Plasma 5.7.3; QT 5.6.1
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System: Mageia Linux Cauldron, aka Mageia 8

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That CPU could do with being relegated to a backup CPU, and then hunt around for a cheap s/h core i7 to wack in it place.

 

Comparison between your Pention and a 4790 same as I have -

 

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Where the i7 whill fare better is for multi-core/thread applications.

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CPU: Intel Core i7 Extreme 980x 3.3ghz @ 4.1ghz

GPU: EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 SC GAMING

Motherboard: Asus P6T SE

Memory: Corsair Vengeance 12GB DDR3 1600 MHz

SSD: Samsung 256GB 840 Pro

Audio: Asus Xonar DX PCIE 7.1

Case: Cooler Master Cosmos II Full Tower

Monitor: BenQ XL2430T @ 144hz

Headset: Sennheiser G4me Zero Black

Keyboard: Filco Ninja Majestouch 2 Cherry MX Red

Mouse: Zowie EC1-A

Mousepad: QCK+ Slim

Sensitivity: Win 6/11 / 400 DPI / 2.3 in game

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- Operating System

Play Linux
- CPU

Intel Core i5
- System RAM

12GB

- Video Card

Nvidia Geforce 9500GT
- Video Drivers (if that info is available)

Got Nouveau, removed nvidia and its working superbly
- Experienced Performance, Steps you had to perform to get it running or problematic driver versions, etc.

Just installed the game and its working smoothly.

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- Windows 10 Pro

- 2x Xeon E5620 Quad Core @ 2.40 GHz (8 cores total)

- 12 GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM

- Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 1 GB

- 24" Asus VS248HR 1920x1080, 1ms, 50M:1

 

- Pretty good performance most of the time, slows down a bit in outdoor areas (the worst is Lords and Legacy: 10-20 FPS outdoors near the castle).

- I have Ubuntu on the 2nd hard drive but haven't tried TDM on it yet...

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Change this to nVidia and you will see better perf, that and the R7 260X is low spec compared to the rest of your system.

 

 

Thanks - yeah the card was a budget buy (used). Any suggestions for an Nvidia upgrade? It seems for anything decent these days it's at least £100.

 

FYI In my kids' PCs (Core 2 Duos) I put Nvidia GT 710s and we get a very playable 30-60 FPS on those in TDM (although for my next upgrade I'd be looking for something better)..

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Since the 4GB 1050TI is only €20 more, I recently ordered an Zotac 1050TI for €153.

 

DOOM 2016 @ 1920x1200 and ultra setting uses 2.8GB, 3dmark Fire Strike Ultra 3.3GB. TDM COO-BCD set to highest (which lags noticably) uses 1.8GB.

 

So I reckon, the 4GB version was an good investment...

 

Which brings my system spec to:

 

Win7x64

Xeon E3-1245 4x3.3/3.7 GHz + HT

24GB DDR3 RAM

Zotac GTX 1050 TI mini 4GB

Nvidia 376.33 drivers

 

The card has no external power connector, which is perfect, since this Fujitsu workstation does not offer them anyway.

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TDM COO-BCD set to highest (which lags noticably) uses 1.8GB.

Please post your Darkmod.cfg

 

As a brief statement, I have found some quirks around how my 1050 handles Doom 3 in general.

Using an autoexec.cfg to force r_displayRefresh "60" has resolved this for me in TDM but in Doom 3

I was able to overcome the strange stutter by setting com_fixedTic 1 (unbound FPS and game logic)

then enabling vsync to prevent the FPS from going into lunatic speed. It's probably some general driver bug

around refresh rate detection.

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Do you think, i have a general Problem? Right when non-Garret leaves the building and heads up the stairs, FPS will drop down to ~19.

If I go from 16x AA/AIF to 8x, this will give ~40 and at 4x all is peachy - solid 60, which is my monitor max.

 

But here you go:

 

 

 

unbindall

bind "ESCAPE" "togglemenu"

bind "SPACE" "_moveup"

bind "#" "_mlook"

bind "APOSTROPHE" "_impulse49"

bind "+" "_impulse47"

bind "0" "_impulse10"

bind "1" "_impulse1"

bind "2" "_impulse2"

bind "3" "_impulse3"

bind "4" "_impulse4"

bind "5" "_impulse5"

bind "6" "_impulse6"

bind "7" "_impulse7"

bind "8" "_impulse8"

bind "9" "_impulse9"

bind "[" "_impulse47"

bind "\" "_impulse50"

bind "]" "_impulse48"

bind "^" "_impulse0"

bind "a" "_moveleft"

bind "c" "_impulse24"

bind "d" "_moveright"

bind "e" "_impulse46"

bind "f" "_impulse44"

bind "g" "inventory_use '#str_02396'"

bind "i" "inventory_cycle_group '#str_02391'"

bind "k" "inventory_cycle_group '#str_02392'"

bind "l" "inventory_use '#str_02395'"

bind "m" "inventory_cycle_maps"

bind "o" "_impulse19"

bind "p" "inventory_cycle_group '#str_02389'"

bind "q" "_impulse45"

bind "r" "_impulse52"

bind "s" "_back"

bind "v" "inventory_hotkey '#str_02397'"

bind "w" "_forward"

bind "x" "_impulse23"

bind "z" "_zoom"

bind "BACKSPACE" "inventory_hotkey"

bind "PAUSE" "pause"

bind "UPARROW" "_forward"

bind "DOWNARROW" "_back"

bind "LEFTARROW" "_left"

bind "RIGHTARROW" "_right"

bind "ALT" "_strafe"

bind "CTRL" "_button5"

bind "SHIFT" "_speed"

bind "DEL" "_lookdown"

bind "PGDN" "_lookup"

bind "END" "_impulse18"

bind "F3" "_impulse17"

bind "F4" "savegame quick"

bind "F5" "loadgame quick"

bind "F7" "_impulse22"

bind "F12" "screenshot"

bind "0xb4" "_impulse49"

bind "MOUSE1" "_attack"

bind "MOUSE2" "_impulse41"

bind "MOUSE3" "_zoom"

bind "MOUSE4" "_impulse51"

bind "MWHEELDOWN" "_impulse14"

bind "MWHEELUP" "_impulse15"

bind "JOY27" "_impulse50"

bind "PRINTSCREEN" "_impulse48"

seta gui_mediumFontLimit "0.30"

seta gui_smallFontLimit "0.15"

seta radiant_entityMode "0"

seta net_socksPassword ""

seta net_socksUsername ""

seta net_socksPort "1080"

seta net_socksServer ""

seta net_socksEnabled "0"

seta win_ypos "22"

seta win_xpos "3"

seta sys_lang "english"

seta s_decompressionLimit "6"

seta s_useEAXReverb "0"

seta s_useOpenAL "0"

seta s_libOpenAL "openal32.dll"

seta s_numberOfSpeakers "2"

seta s_doorDistanceAdd "450"

seta s_globalFraction "0.8"

seta s_subFraction "0.75"

seta s_playDefaultSound "1"

seta s_volume_dB "0"

seta s_meterTopTime "2000"

seta s_reverse "0"

seta s_spatializationDecay "2"

seta s_maxSoundsPerShader "0"

seta s_diffractionMax "10"

seta r_screenshot_format "jpg"

seta r_debugArrowStep "120"

seta r_debugLineWidth "1"

seta r_debugLineDepthTest "0"

seta r_cgFragmentProfile "best"

seta r_cgVertexProfile "best"

seta r_forceLoadImages "0"

seta r_shadows "1"

seta r_offsetunits "-0.1"

seta r_offsetfactor "-2"

seta r_skipBump "0"

seta r_skipSpecular "0"

seta r_skipNewAmbient "0"

seta r_renderer "best"

seta r_brightness "0.952381"

seta r_gamma "1.166667"

seta r_swapInterval "0"

seta r_useIndexBuffers "1"

seta r_customHeight "1200"

seta r_customWidth "1920"

seta r_fullscreen "1"

seta r_mode "-1"

seta r_multiSamples "16"

seta image_downSizeLimit "256"

seta image_ignoreHighQuality "0"

seta image_downSizeBumpLimit "128"

seta image_downSizeSpecularLimit "64"

seta image_downSizeBump "0"

seta image_downSizeSpecular "0"

seta image_useCache "0"

seta image_cacheMegs "20"

seta image_cacheMinK "200"

seta image_usePrecompressedTextures "1"

seta image_useNormalCompression "2"

seta image_useAllFormats "1"

seta image_useCompression "1"

seta image_preload "1"

seta image_roundDown "1"

seta image_forceDownSize "0"

seta image_downSize "0"

seta image_lodbias "0"

seta image_anisotropy "16"

seta image_filter "GL_LINEAR_MIPMAP_LINEAR"

seta gui_filter_game "0"

seta gui_filter_idle "0"

seta gui_filter_gameType "0"

seta gui_filter_players "0"

seta gui_filter_password "0"

seta net_clientDownload "1"

seta net_master4 ""

seta net_master3 ""

seta net_master2 ""

seta net_master1 ""

seta net_clientMaxRate "16000"

seta net_serverMaxClientRate "16000"

seta m_strafeSmooth "4"

seta m_smooth "1"

seta m_strafeScale "6.25"

seta m_yaw "0.022"

seta m_pitch "0.022"

seta sensitivity "5"

seta in_toggleZoom "0"

seta in_toggleCrouch "0"

seta in_toggleRun "0"

seta in_alwaysRun "0"

seta in_freeLook "1"

seta in_anglespeedkey "1.5"

seta in_pitchspeed "140"

seta in_yawspeed "140"

seta gui_configServerRate "0"

seta com_numQuickSaves "2"

seta com_guid ""

seta com_preloadDemos "0"

seta com_compressDemos "1"

seta com_product_lang_ext "1"

seta com_videoRam "128"

seta com_showFPS "1"

seta com_purgeAll "0"

seta com_machineSpec "-1"

seta g_spectatorChat "0"

seta net_clientLagOMeter "1"

seta r_postprocess_bloomKernelSize "2"

seta r_postprocess_bloomIntensity "0.222222"

seta r_postprocess "1"

seta net_serverDlTable ""

seta net_serverDlBaseURL ""

seta net_serverDownload "0"

seta mod_validSkins "skins/characters/player/marine_mp;skins/characters/player/marine_mp_green;skins/characters/player/marine_mp_blue;skins/characters/player/marine_mp_red;skins/characters/player/marine_mp_yellow"

seta g_mapCycle "mapcycle"

seta g_voteFlags "0"

seta g_gameReviewPause "10"

seta g_countDown "10"

seta g_password ""

seta g_testModelHeadJoint "Spine2"

seta g_testModelHead "atdm:ai_head_citywatch"

seta g_showBrass "1"

seta g_showProjectilePct "0"

seta g_showHud "1"

seta g_showPlayerShadow "0"

seta pm_walkspeed "70"

seta g_showcamerainfo "0"

seta g_damageScale "1"

seta g_decals "1"

seta g_doubleVision "1"

seta g_bloodEffects "1"

seta g_projectileLights "1"

seta g_muzzleFlash "1"

seta gui_CenterY "0.5"

seta gui_CenterX "0.5"

seta gui_Height "1.0"

seta gui_Width "1.0"

seta r_fovRatio "0"

seta r_aspectRatio "2"

seta ui_showGun "1"

seta ui_autoSwitch "1"

seta ui_team "Red"

seta ui_skin "skins/characters/player/marine_mp"

seta ui_name "Player"

seta si_serverURL ""

seta si_spectators "1"

seta si_usePass "0"

seta si_warmup "0"

seta si_teamDamage "0"

seta si_timeLimit "10"

seta si_fragLimit "10"

seta si_maxPlayers "4"

seta si_map "game/mp/d3dm1"

seta si_gameType "singleplayer"

seta si_name "DOOM Server"

seta tdm_lod_bias "3.0"

seta tdm_voice_from_off_volume "0"

seta tdm_voice_player_volume "0"

seta tdm_music_volume "0"

seta tdm_ambient_method "0"

seta tdm_door_auto_open_on_unlock "1"

seta tdm_bow_aimer "1"

seta tdm_lp_debug_hud "0"

seta tdm_lp_pawlow "0"

seta tdm_lp_randomize "1"

seta tdm_lp_auto_pick "1"

seta tdm_lp_autopick_attempts "3"

seta tdm_lp_pick_timeout "500"

seta tdm_lp_sample_delay "10"

seta tdm_lp_base_count "5"

seta tdm_empty_model "models/darkmod/misc/system/empty.lwo"

seta tdm_lg_split "0"

seta tdm_lg_model "models/darkmod/misc/system/lightgem.lwo"

seta tdm_lg_weak "0"

seta tdm_lg_interleave "1"

seta pm_rope_snd_rep_dist "32"

seta pm_min_stepsound_interval "200"

seta pm_stepvol_crouch_creep "-7"

seta pm_stepvol_crouch_run "4"

seta pm_stepvol_crouch_walk "-2"

seta pm_stepvol_creep "-5"

seta pm_stepvol_run "8"

seta pm_stepvol_walk "0"

seta tdm_underwater_blur "3"

seta tdm_rope_pull_force_factor "140"

seta tdm_inv_use_visual_feedback "1"

seta tdm_door_control "0"

seta tdm_inv_use_on_frob "1"

seta tdm_inv_loot_sound "frob_loot"

seta tdm_inv_hud_pickupmessages "1"

seta tdm_hud_hide_lightgem "0"

seta tdm_hud_opacity "0.7"

seta tdm_grabber_reverse_control "0"

seta tdm_bounce_sound_min_vel "80"

seta tdm_bounce_sound_max_vel "400"

seta tdm_throw_max_vel "900"

seta tdm_throw_time "1200"

seta tdm_throw_max "3500"

seta tdm_throw_min "600"

seta tdm_phys_show_momentum "0"

seta tdm_ai_hearing_hardcore "1.5"

seta tdm_ai_hearing_challenging "1.0"

seta tdm_ai_hearing_forgiving "0.6"

seta tdm_ai_hearing_nearly_deaf "0.2"

seta tdm_ai_hearing "1"

seta tdm_ai_vision_hardcore "1.5"

seta tdm_ai_vision_challenging "1.2"

seta tdm_ai_vision_forgiving "0.6"

seta tdm_ai_vision_nearly_blind "0.2"

seta tdm_ai_vision "1"

seta tdm_melee_difficulty "normal"

seta tdm_melee_max_particles "10"

seta tdm_melee_forbid_auto_parry "0"

seta tdm_melee_auto_parry "1"

seta tdm_melee_invert_parry "0"

seta tdm_melee_invert_attack "0"

seta tdm_melee_mouse_thresh_ "0"

seta tdm_dragged_item_highlight "1"

seta tdm_drag_encumber_max "0.4"

seta tdm_drag_encumber_maxmass "55"

seta tdm_drag_encumber_minmass "10"

seta tdm_drag_jump_masslimit "20"

seta tdm_drag_af_free "0"

seta tdm_drag_af_ground_timer "800"

seta tdm_drag_damping_af "0.4"

seta tdm_drag_damping "0.0"

seta tdm_drag_stuck_dist "38.0"

seta tdm_drag_force_max "100000"

seta tdm_drag_limit_force "1"

seta tdm_collision_damage_scale_horiz "0.5"

seta tdm_collision_damage_scale_vert "1"

seta tdm_frob_fadetime "100"

seta tdm_frob_width "10.0"

seta tdm_frob_distance_default "63"

seta pm_lean_toggle "0"

seta pm_lean_door_bounds_exp "8.0"

seta pm_lean_door_max "40"

seta pm_lean_door_increments "10"

seta pm_lean_to_valid_increments "25"

seta pm_lean_forward_stretch "15"

seta pm_lean_forward_height "0.4"

seta pm_lean_forward_time "400.0"

seta pm_lean_forward_angle "2"

seta pm_lean_stretch "2"

seta pm_lean_height "0.4"

seta pm_lean_time "400.0"

seta pm_lean_angle "15.0"

seta tdm_reattach_delay "100"

seta tdm_crouch_toggle_hold_time "400"

seta tdm_toggle_crouch "1"

seta tdm_footfall_sounds_movetype_specific "1"

seta pm_mantle_minflatness "0.707"

seta pm_mantle_height "0.2"

seta pm_mantle_reach "0.5"

seta pm_weightmod "1"

seta pm_push_max_mass "200"

seta pm_push_heavy_threshold "0.15"

seta pm_push_accel_time "1000"

seta pm_push_start_delay "1000"

seta pm_push_maximpulse "300"

seta pm_pushmod "0.15"

seta pm_max_swimspeed_mod "1.4"

seta pm_crouchmod "0.54"

seta pm_creepmod "0.44"

seta pm_runmod "2.12"

seta tdm_savegame_compress "1"

seta tdm_force_savegame_load "0"

seta tdm_mainmenu_confirmquit "0"

seta tdm_debug_aastype "aas32"

seta tdm_allow_http_access "1"

seta tdm_proxy_pass ""

seta tdm_proxy_user ""

seta tdm_proxy ""

seta tdm_fm_restart_delay "0"

seta tdm_default_relations_def "atdm:team_relations_default"

seta tdm_show_trainer_messages "1"

seta tdm_menu_music "1"

seta tdm_wideScreenMode "4"

seta tdm_interaction_vfp_type "1"

seta tdm_ai_show_aasfuncobstacle_state "0"

seta tdm_show_health "0"

seta tdm_ai_debug_greetings "0"

seta tdm_ai_debug_transition_barks "0"

seta tdm_ai_opt_update_enemypos_interleave "48"

seta tdm_ai_opt_interleavethinkframes "0"

seta tdm_ai_opt_interleavethinkskipPVS "0"

seta tdm_ai_opt_interleavethinkmaxdist "0"

seta tdm_ai_opt_interleavethinkmindist "0"

seta tdm_ai_visdist_show "0.0"

seta tdm_ai_search_show "0.0"

seta tdm_showko "0"

seta tdm_showsprop_radius "0"

seta tdm_showsprop "0"

seta tdm_spr_debug "0"

seta tdm_sndprop_disable "0"

seta tdm_ai_acuity_susp "1.2"

seta tdm_ai_acuity_L5 "1.5"

seta tdm_ai_acuity_L4 "1.3"

seta tdm_ai_acuity_L3 "1.1"

seta tdm_ai_show_conversationstate "0"

seta tdm_ai_show_enemy_visibility "0"

seta tdm_ai_sight_scale "1000.0"

seta tdm_ai_sight_thresh "1.0"

seta tdm_ai_showelevator "0"

seta tdm_ai_showdoor "0"

seta tdm_ai_debug_blocked "0"

seta tdm_ai_showAASarea "0"

seta tdm_ai_showgoalpos "0"

seta tdm_ai_showdest "0"

seta tdm_ai_showalert "0"

seta tdm_ai_showtasks "0"

seta tdm_ai_showanimstate "0"

seta tdm_ai_showko "0"

seta tdm_ai_showfov "0"

seta tdm_ai_debug "0"

seta tdm_ai_bumpobject_impulse "250"

seta tdm_ai_tact "20.0"

seta tdm_ai_sight_combat_cutoff "20.0"

seta tdm_ai_sightmin "15.0"

seta tdm_ai_sightmax "40.0"

seta tdm_ai_sight_mag "1.0"

seta tdm_ai_sight_prob "0.7"

seta tdm_ai_showname "0"

seta tdm_ai_showbark "0"

seta tdm_ai_sndvol "0.0"

seta tdm_player_wait_until_ready "1"

seta tdm_ai_search_type "4"

 

 

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Create an autoexec.cfg file and place these arguments into it:

 

seta r_displayRefresh "60"
seta r_useIndexBuffers "0"
seta image_useNormalCompression "0"
seta com_videoRam "4096"
seta tdm_lg_split "1"
seta cm_backFaceCull "1"

then report whether things improve.

 

Once you have the above set, you can also try setting:

 

tdm_lg_interleave 2

 

in the console.

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Thank you for your assistance.

 

The autoexec.cfg didn't do anything, though I checked that it did load.

 

Changing the interleave from 1 to 2 did improve from 20 to 25 FPS.

 

What kind of FPS should I expect? I found a nice low FPS spot, when you exit the building and go the stairs all the way up, you can climb an pipe to the right and then peek into a building:

post-35353-0-84562000-1484588275_thumb.jpg

 

BTW, video RAM usage shoots up to 3GB with those settings.

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Thanks for the testing results.

 

The VRAM allocation probably scales in relation to how much the engine thinks you have available.

You could try reducing to 1024 and see if any hitching or problems arise.

 

I was shocked to see your low FPS whereas I have over 100FPS in most of that mission (in recent testing).

Of course, I only have 1360x768 resolution to deal with and

I've been doing most of my testing in 2.05 so we'll need to compare once that version is released.

 

I just wanted to ensure you had all the recommended optimizations as a baseline.

 

Lastly, I'll restate that in-game AA for Doom 3 \ TDM is inefficient so I'd strongly recommend turning off AA

and using forced driver AA settings instead.

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Lastly, I'll restate that in-game AA for Doom 3 \ TDM is inefficient so I'd strongly recommend turning off AA

and using forced driver AA settings instead.

That seems to make the biggest difference, thanks!

 

I can't tell, how much of an FPS rise it really is, since regardless of my vsync or r_displayRefresh settings, I can only see 60 max. Which is fine, since it seems to be a solid 60 at the moment, with 8x AIF and 8x FSAA set in the driver.

 

And also thanks to Bikerdude, I contemplated zipping the file, but never thought about the spoiler feature :)

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