BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

in reply to Izjar11

Agree with you 155%     

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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I have to say I do kinda like the more laid back game style in Ghost, but it was defiantly hyped up to be more then it is.

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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Izjar11 wrote:





MidnightSpecial4 wrote:






Well at least now that I've played Ghosts I appreciate Black Ops 2 a lot more, lol.


Ill be honest boys, BO2 is far superior to what Ghost is. IF this game frustrated you at a point, then GHOST will infuriate you so stay away.


Very true ego

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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FYI ... so I have now had this game for an entire week and enough time to really put it through the rigors (haha ... you'll see).

Thus far the only thing that has been stable for me is Squads mode or the Single Player Campaign.  Anything other than that is a crap shoot.

So playing Ghosts on the PS3 does the following:

  • CPU Usage on the PS3 consistently spikes to 100% and stays there for extended times, longest time at 100% was for a full 35 minutes.  Just imagine that amount of usage.
  • After playing Ghosts for ~25+ minutes, the CPU core temperatures on the PS3 go to 90*C (194*F) on average, I have seen temp spikes in the excess of 115*C (239*F)
  • RAM usage, when playing the game there is never less than 100% of the PS3 RAM being used.  How this affects the game or system is that if god forbid someone sends you a message or game invite, you run the risk of disconnecting from the PSN servers because simply put the system cannot handle it.  Also if you do not clean out your Inbox and Sent Box which are stored in the temporary RAM on your PS3, you also run the risk of the game locking up.
  • The Blu-ray drive runs almost constantly.  I have never had a game that ran the Blu-ray drive this much.  Blu-ray drive temperatures are running between 65*C (149*F) and 85*C (185*F).  This will cause premature failure of the drive, which could be a very brilliant product strategy if that is what Sony wants (product failure means you would probably go out and buy a new unit).
  • When playing online, normal games use about 10-20 KB/sec of data usage (this is what I average playing either MW3 or BO2 or even currently BF4) ... on average I am seeing ranges from 65-100 KB/sec of usage with this game.  So 5x the normal usage.
  • As of yet, I have both the PS3 & PC version, I have only been able to play the PC version for a grand total of 15 minutes in a whole week.  Why is that you may ask?  Because the game is so riddled with DX11 issues that it crashes 95% of the time you run it.  What have the said about it?  Well your graphics card cannot handle the processing.  I have dual R9-290X graphics cards each with 4GB of DDR5 RAM, a FX-9590 CPU (8-cores running at 5.0GHz), 32GB of RAM and the game is running off of a SSD.  If my system cannot handle the processing, what system can?!

Activision may lose me to BF4 honestly at this point.  I have already gone back to more playing BO2 because plain and simple I get too frustrated trying to play Ghosts; that and the proliferation of hackers on the PS3 side is worse than MW1/MW2/WaW.    

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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Interesting info.  Looks like they created the game for the next gen consoles. 

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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That is my thought too.  They designed it with Next Gen and then ported it down which is maxing out the limits of the previous gen software and hardware.

I just find the irony in the fact that my PC build is just ridiculously strong and that it doesn't run effectively on that.  That makes me worried also for the next gen versions.

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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Apparently Ghosts is incapable of running on dual graphics cards lol. Running it on just 1 might help.

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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They told me the same thing after spending nearly 6 hours on the phone with support the other day.  They said they had not designed the game with multiple GPU's in mind and also that if you ran it on a PC with more than 4 cores on the processor you would also be having problems.

So they designed a game that is amazing hardware intensive but did not take hardware into mind.  To quote Guinness BRILLIANT!

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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Is BO2 still good? Are enough players still playing this? I'm contemplating on getting this game or BO1

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Re: BO2 looks better now that Ghosts is out.

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Yeah there's still alot of players, probably cause it's the newest Treyarch game still. (Zombies )

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