Quake Wars not needing a beefy PC? 69 replies

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SteVen

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#1 12 years ago

I just read in PC gamer mag that Quake Wars has something called "Mega Textures" that will only take up to 20MB of Vram :eek:. Its pretty hard to picture that those kinds of graphics take up so little power. I don't fully understand how it works though.....If someone could be kind enough to explain. Either way, hopefully this will attract all gamers beefy PC or not to be able to play this game.




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#2 12 years ago

If you can run Doom 3 at medium to high settings, you'll be fine with Quake Wars, since it's mostly built on the same source as Quake 4 and Doom 3.

So, if you don't have it, grab the demo from FileFront and give it a try.


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Flores

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#3 12 years ago

20 mbs of Vram?!?!?!?! how would a GeForce FX 5500 oc run ? :p




GothThug

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#4 12 years ago

same ? as above!




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#5 12 years ago

Carmack was ranting about the "mega texture" at the GDC this year.....

instead of the terrain of the map being a bunch of little textures stitched together, it will now be one big ass texture (covering the whole map), and it only has to be loaded once........

anyone correct me if i am wrong


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Enemy 1

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#6 12 years ago

Sounds very nice that will improve the performance alot i suppose ;), btw for the system specs: http://quakewars.filefront.com/info/systemspecs




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#7 12 years ago

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System specs!

I was wondering where those were, to be honest. :lol:


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#8 12 years ago

Added em 2day :p




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#9 12 years ago

Woot. It looks like I'll be able to run it!




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#10 12 years ago

Ye i was pretty surprised when i saw it too, I never thought i could run the game with my crap when i watched the screenshots and trailers :p