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  1. Hello everyone, I got some problem with this game. I bought is yesterday en after installing the game freezes from the start window, only the sound is playing. When i hit Windows button on my keyboard the screen changes/moves everytime i hit the button. In this stage i was able to go to the firing range. on high i have around 42 fps. someone can tell me what the problem is? and on low much more. Phenom II x6 1050T OverClocked at 3,4GHZ AMD Redeon 7870 2GB 12GB RAM
  2. I bought Squad a week ago and can't really enjoy it as I get 20 FPS on full servers. I have read all the forum post on performance issues and everything leads to a conclusion that it is my processor's fault as it is badly running together with the U4 engine. Here are my PC specs: AMD FX 8320 3.5Ghz (4.0Ghz at the moment) 8Gb DDR3 RAM Nvidia GTX 660 TI 2GB Asus 990FXA - UD3 I have tried the following: Changing graphics settings to the lowest Lowering audio quality and disabling radio filtering Overclocking CPU to 4.0 Ghz Overclocking RAM to 1600Mhz Changing settings in Nvidia Control panel for the performance boost Updating my graphic drivers Lowering resolution and playing in windowed/borderless Nothing seems to work. I have also noticed that when I play in a half empty server the FPS is up to 50-60 sometimes but when it gets filled with over 40 players, the fps drops to 20-25 at best. I understand that the game is in development and that optimization is not a priority right now but for me the game is unplayable. I asked steam for a refund but as I was trying all those things I've spent more than 2 hours ingame therefore, I won't be compensated. So I have a game that I cannot play that I paid 18 EUR for and there is no solution to this day to fix it just hope the devs will bother to fix optimization issues in what? Like 3 months or so from now with the next patch release? I only started playing squad recently after 10 years of BF2PR so I had high hopes for this game but as I see now that the AMD owners are being screwed over big time. Any suggestion besides getting a new rig as it is not an option at the moment? What can I do? Maybe there is something else I haven't tried that helped you guys with similar issues?
  3. (Little DISCLIAMER: I'm not trying to pick a fight or participate in any war with users and their builds. I'm just making a point. Attack the post at will, it wont change it.) So after owning Squad and other games (new and old) for some time now, I've noticed something that's pretty common nowadays... AMD Processors under-performing in games. This forum is littered with questions, comments, and concerns about in-game performance, but I think someone needs to hit the nail on the head so all this talk about AMD vs. Intel is over. I have an AMD FX Eight Core 8350 Black Edition APU. It's Intel Competitor being the Intel i7 4770K (I do not own it, but I know a lot about Intel and AMD as an IT and Computer Science wizard.). My build is also equip with 8GB RAM and a GeForce GTX 960 GPU with 2GB VRAM and never had issues. In many games, the AMD processor handles well along side with the Intel Processor. However, with Squad, it's a whole different story. Is the AMD Processor worst for Squad? YES. And this stands for other games as well (except for some). Only continue if you want to get into specs. The AMD Processor line is known to have one "big thing" over Intel... The amount of cores the processors have. However this still doesn't peak any performance because Intel gets more in depth with their processors and manufacture them better. Intel's Specs over AMD: More Energy Efficient, Much faster single-core int speed, Much faster single-core fp speed, Much faster quad-core int speed, Much faster quad-core fp speed, Slightly faster multi-core int speed, Much faster multi-core fp speed, and the overclocked settings compared to AMD also almost adds 50% more effective power to the results.. The Intel i7 4770K has an overall effective speed of 78%. Which is 39% BETTER than AMD. Not just for gaming too... In proper English; Intel's cores are more 'intelligent' and can solve equations and tasks the games or programs throw at them MUCH faster than AMD can. So in this case, more cores is not better. It's actually a waste. So this means Intel is a far superior CPU with a slightly more heavy price tag. You get what you pay for with AMD... Not bashing AMD in any way. Participate in the polls if you'd like I hope that the game can be optimized for better performance on AMD APU's if possible. See the results for yourself if you'd like. http://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Intel-Core-i7-4770K-vs-AMD-FX-8350/1537vs1489
  4. Zen Ryzen

    Well know that AMD can be a dirty word with Squad at times but. Any clues if Squad will have issues with Zen Ryzen or will be a kick arse processor for it. Just planning for new system
  5. Hello guys i have played squad during the free weekend and i really enjoyed game despite my fps was around 25 on low setting all the time at 70 players servers. So i would like to buy game but before i want to get a new cpu what would you recommend me my budget is 400 dollars(doesnt mean i want to get something super expensive). My current cpu is amd fx-4100 which is terrile i know. Motherboard is by gigabite with am3+ socket (i am able to buy new one but would be great if there was good cpu with this socket so wouldnt have to buy new one) Graphic card is ASUS GTX950-OC-2GD5 RAM = 8GB So my question is what cpu should i buy since i think the graphic card is decent....... thx for your suggestions
  6. Recommended cpu

    Hello guys i have played squad during the free weekend and i really enjoyed game despite my fps was around 25 on low setting all the time at 70 players servers. So i would like to buy game but before i want to get a new cpu what would you recommend me my budget is 400 dollars(doesnt mean i want to get something super expensive). My current cpu is amd fx-4100 which is terrile i know. Motherboard is by gigabite with am3+ socket (i am able to buy new one but would be great if there was good cpu with this socket so wouldnt have to buy new one) Graphic card is ASUS GTX950-OC-2GD5 RAM = 8GB So my question is what cpu should i buy since i think the graphic card is decent....... thx for your suggestions
  7. CPU Optimization and Beyond

    Quick question to the devs or others who might have insight on the matter, Squad being a 'CPU-heavy' game and with the recent events of cheaper hexa-core and octa-core, and soon maybe 12/16-core, CPU's entering the market, what are your plans moving forward in terms of optimizing the game? Will you favor more cores (hexa/octa) over clock speed (dual/quad) or the other way around? And how is this implemented today?
  8. Dear Offworld, Since the V9 update is out I have problems with the game crashing on me. I'm in love with Squad and I love the FPS I'm getting now on my old GFX card. I'm playing since 1.7 without problems. Version 1.8 and the 1.9 testing branch didn't give me any problems. Unfortunately Squad started crashing on me after I installed the new 1.9 version. It crashes to desktop and says my AMD display driver stopped working. I filled in the Unreal crash reports many times, but I feel like I should make this post for more publicity, because let's be honest.. I want to play! I tried the following: - Cleared my game cache once more, NOPE - Verified the game using Steam, NOPE - Reset GFX Card clock to factory default, NOPE - Updated my AMD Drivers to the latest version, NOPE - Uninstalled the game and reinstalled on my SDD, cleared game cache once again on first start (Nice performance boost! but ), NOPE Funny thing about this last point, is that I played 1.5 games without problems afterwards, so I was pretty hopeful, but it crashed soon after loading the next map. - Spent the night crying in bed, NOPE Today I decided to take another look at the forums and on Reddit to see if anyone else has this problem but it seems like either I'm the only one, I'm blind, or there are more people like me but they didn't speak out (yet). I stumbled upon the Squad Logs and this is what I find: It seems like Windows detects that the GFX card is hung or inactive. Every time Squad crashes it's when I have a notable frame drop going from 45-75 fps to around 15, then 0 fps and then it crashes either to desktop or it will just hang on that screen with no response from my computer (no ctrl-alt-delete response aswell, just a hard freeze). I had problems with FPS drops in 1.8 aswell but they where just annoying, freezing the screen for 2 seconds and continuing play afterwards. I used to have these every 4-5 minutes or so, but now it crashes and the game isn't playable anymore. I hope someone could recommend me a solution or you guys at Offworld could take a look at it. Greetings Kavi PS. for my specs check: DxDiag.txt
  9. Hi, I bought squad v8.9 fews days ago from steam. After playing multiplayer missions in real maps give me a horrible fps whereas in training mission the game works fine on epic settings. My system fps drops and the game start stuttering heavily and frequently. Whether the rest of games i have run good with high quality. My laptop specs: Windows 8.1 64bit Core i7 3537u Ram 8gb Directx 11 Gpu amd radeon (tm) hd 8500m/8700m Memory size 2gb DDR3 700mhz core clock 900mhz memory clock Memory bandwidth 28.8 Gbytes/s Internet speed is more than enough: 18.06mbps download 42.37mbps upload Ping 8ms I already applied the fixes and tweaks posted here. Please i am looking forward to your expert opinions. My heart hurts when i play this game with lags and stutterings. But i am not going to give up on this game. I NEED MEDIC
  10. I'm Swapping my 8350 OC to 5ghz with an i6 6600k and gtx 1070. I'm currently getting 25-30 fps with 4k rez on full servers. Changing my rez doesn't affect fps much only 2-3. what kind of fps will I see?
  11. Squad and AMD

    We all know AMD CPU'S are not a big fan of squad and FPS, but will AMD make a Come back? Recently AMD has announced their new architecture "ZEN" some say it will out perform Intel but others will say its gonna turn out horribly. How do you think the new AMD architecture will perform on squad? Will it out perform Intel and take the lead?
  12. AMD CPU performance is terrible

    I've noticed that a lot of people with intel processors have better FPS, can anyone tell me why AMD processors fail to handle squad well, and if there is a possible fix I can do or do soon?
  13. How can my pc run this?

    I currently have an ATI radeon hd 4800 whit an AMD fx 6100, the lowest i get on full servers whit all settings low is 15 fps, mostly get around 20 to 25. I used to have a gtx 760 but for some reason my computer wont start when it is attached (This started randomly and i dont know how to fix). But now i bought an i7 4790k, i just need the motherboard, we`ll see how it goes.
  14. Hey there, I just got myself a new AMD Sapphire RX480 since I haven't found any bad reports on the forums about this card, and so I thought all the AMD trouble had been resolved already. Trying Squad with the new card installed, it now seems the trouble is being caused by my processor, which is an AMD FX8350 8x4,00GHz I'm wondering, after having to dig quite deep to find guides like this, are there any useful workarounds for the AMD desaster that is going on right now? Ingame, as long as I'm moving, i get 20-40 fps, regardless of the graphic settings being on LOW or ULTRA. Whenever I'm standing still, it drops down to 0,5-5 fps. Also, can anyone confirm this is a CPU issue, otherwise I could still use the opportunity to send my new AMD GPU back and replace it for a Nvidia. As a PR veteran I'm very excited to play Squad! Thanks in advance for any useful tips!
  15. I just got Squad and im thrilled to play it but I cant run it well for some reason. I get 60-70 fps in training but in multiplayer get 1-5 fps. Ive tried fixes and still nothings has worked, im wondering if my computer is good enough. AMD FX-4300 3.8 ghz 8gb Ram GTX 950 sc Plz help? Thanks
  16. My machine really isn't that good at all. I have an FX-6300 that was released in 2012 and R9 280 that was released in like 2014. They are both okay. I have been playing with the settings and raising them over time with the updates. Today I lifted up from Medium to Epic with higher settings. I do recommend fiddling a bit with the audio quality and things like that to make sure it runs a bit more smooth. But overall after I changed the settings it had roughly the same performance but looked a lot better. I think this is a step in the right direction.
  17. Xfire is working!

    Gday Guys I am a newbie today Downloaded and just using fire range and unpopulated servers to check it out. Was going OK @ 4k 40". Seemed to be just under 60fps, that's just by feel. I had everything maxed out except the resolution scale. Got xfire working on my 295x2 by using the Paragon (ue4) AMD crossfire profile. FPS must of been high as I was getting some tear and had to enable vsync. All sweet buttery smooth. I was overriding game settings 8x in radeon settings. Going to try higher Yeh liking it visually Cheers Bob
  18. Hi Folks, Did some searching for specific AMD Crossfire settings and couldn't find anything so I've written down what I've configured to get Crossfire working on my setup also with Eyefinity. EDIT: Found some posts but they weren't very specific so I've tried to get a more complete list of settings below. With the settings below I can get 60FPS most of the time with VSYNC = ON @ 5760x1080 Eyefinity resolution. Intel i5 3570k (Ivybridge) @ 4.6GHz8Gb (2x4Gb) Teamgroup Extreme @ 2133MHzMSI Z77A-GD65 Motherboard2 x AMD R9 290 @ 1040 / 1350I'm using AMD Crimson v15.11. First following the FPS tweak guide here - http://forums.joinsq...-for-extra-fps/ Now here are the settings you are looking for - NOTE: The important in-game graphics setting appears to be EFFECTS = LOW (as soon as I set this higher than low then the FPS drops considerably to around 10-20FPS) AFR Friendly Method (causes Flickering) Cheers -=SD=-D4rKS4v4nt
  19. Can my rig run "Squad"?

    Really wanna play this game but curious about my performance. AMD fx 8350 Gigabyte ud3 am3 16gigs ddr 3 1600mhz Windows 10 Amd sapphire 7950 3 gig Intel 520 ssd 750 Watt psu corsair
  20. Can I run it?

    So a while ago, I previously bought the game SQUAD. At the time I had an AMD FX-4130 Quad core 3.8 ghz cpu, however I refunded it immediately after I saw the performance in multiplayer...but now, a couple months later I have upgraded my CPU to the AMD FX 8370 cpu. My specs are: AMD FX-8370 CPU GTX 750 TI 8GB RAM I was wondering if I would be able to run the game better than with the fx 4130? And if so, then how many frames on what settings??? -Thank you
  21. Maybe If developers can not fix the problem with the optimization on the AMD CPU they should release a special version of the game without sound, visual effects and graphics like Doom 3d (1993). I would love to play this version of the game! Downgrading game HYPE!
  22. AMD Optimization

    I have an AMD FX 4300 CPU. I know it's old, but I am still able to run consistently at FPS over 250 and for games like Arma 3, I can run at max settings at 10k render distance at 60 FPS, but when I played Squad back in december, my frames would not go above 15 FPS and did later research to realize the game was not optimized correctly for AMD CPUs, I refunded the game and am just wondering if this problem has been fixed and if it would be worth buying today. Thanks, ProbingU.
  23. Does Squad run really bad with AMD

    So I've sunk roughly 150 hours into this game only to find that the $2000 computer i have custom built using AMD Hardware gives me a VERY POOR 20-30 FPS am I the only one with this issue?? also when I shoot an SVD my game freeze for a good 2 seconds+. however most people I've asked who use Intel and Nvidia hardware get 90fps+ my specs are; 16GB ram GPU: R9 290 4gb CPU: AMD FX 8350 8core 4.0ghz MSI Motherboard
  24. No sense

    No sense to add new content, if the game does not work even on the lowest setting. 20 FPS in the first-person shooter do not make me laugh pls CPU Load 60- 70 % GPU loading 44-50 % -AMD Phenom II X4 965 (3.9 boost) -AMD Radeon HD 7800 2Gb -MSI 760G-P43(FX) -RAM 8 Gb
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