Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




10 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 105490 5-Jul-2012 09:19 Send private message

Hi there - has anyone given The Secret World a go from NZ yet?  I tried AoC when it came out and the lag was awful - made it pretty much unplayable. I'd be interested to hear from anyone who has tried the new Funcom MMO and whether the lag / performance from here is any better.
Thanks!

Create new topic
253 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 8

Technical Solutions Aust
Subscriber

  Reply # 651154 5-Jul-2012 10:46 Send private message

Hi,

I've played it since closed beta, and I can honestly say it is 100% - in fact it seems to be one of the least latency dependent MMO's I've ever played.

For example their persistent world PVP (75vs75vs75) = 225 people in on area - It runs smooth as butter.

The only thing I would say is that if you want a good experience, make sure your PC is up to it.

For example I run:
I5 - 2500k overclocked to 4ghz
nVidia gtx 560 Ti superclocked
8 gigs ram
and Windows 7 64 bit (64 bit is almost a must for this game)

This allows me to run between 50-60 FPS on ultra settings.

Also, just for the record, this game is truly amazing. Finally a game that has broken the traditional MMO mould. No classes, no levels and not grindy at all...



10 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 651178 5-Jul-2012 11:17 Send private message

Thanks EvilG - sounds great.  I'll give it a whirl...

Watchmaker Wizard
2414 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 57

Subscriber

  Reply # 651346 5-Jul-2012 14:52 Send private message

Only 50-60fps on a system with that spec? That's a pretty demanding game!

Is the benefit of 64bit mostly so the game can get at >3GB RAM?




1146 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 202

Subscriber

  Reply # 651350 5-Jul-2012 14:55 Send private message

stevenz: Only 50-60fps on a system with that spec? That's a pretty demanding game!


He did say on Ultra Quality..

Some games need SLI 580's to run in Ultra, so compared to that it's not really that demanding.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

How good is your general Science Knowledge?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by joker97 on 31-Oct-2014 23:44 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Government Limos
Created by networkn, last reply by Bung on 31-Oct-2014 12:39 (94 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Snap refuses to replace faulty gear
Created by Brendan, last reply by MadEngineer on 28-Oct-2014 19:07 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Sky will be 'upgrading software' of My Sky to connect to internet. What does that mean?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 31-Oct-2014 23:55 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Shutup and take my money (via NFC on my mobile phone)
Created by sxz, last reply by sonyxperiageek on 31-Oct-2014 22:34 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by joker97 on 28-Oct-2014 17:13 (123 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Uber: a cheaper taxi ride?
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by livisun on 31-Oct-2014 14:47 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


OneDrive code giveaway - go!
Created by freitasm, last reply by pgsheng on 1-Nov-2014 01:50 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.