rFactor 2 - beta RELEASED!!

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Re: rFactor 2 - beta RELEASED!!

Post by Hugh » Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:55 pm

well it is a beta, its not optimised, runs rather poorly in triple screens, single, ok.. did bend the suspension which was visible in cockpit, flat spots go away :crazy: ... heat haze is just plain lame.. Over Over done.

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Post by Riftcreator » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:06 pm

WMS-Old Frt wrote:That's not a good omen Rifty.. I thought you would have minimum system requirements or better.

I ran through the minimum system requirements when they released that info recently.. and my system except for graphics card and RAM (more then min requirement) just meets that requirement... E5200 Core2Duo (2.4ghz).. what is your's then? I'm hoping I don't have to upgrade right now :look:
To give you an idea, I can't even run the Targa Florio track >_<

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Post by Riven » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:41 pm

Riftcreator wrote:
WMS-Old Frt wrote:That's not a good omen Rifty.. I thought you would have minimum system requirements or better.

I ran through the minimum system requirements when they released that info recently.. and my system except for graphics card and RAM (more then min requirement) just meets that requirement... E5200 Core2Duo (2.4ghz).. what is your's then? I'm hoping I don't have to upgrade right now :look:
To give you an idea, I can't even run the Targa Florio track >_<

AMD 3800+
4 gig of some cheap ram
9800 GTX+ card
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Runs between 20 to 50fps depending on mod and track.
But you play BF3 no? I would have though that would be more taxing over rF2 (though physics engine is non-existent)

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Post by WMS-Old Frt » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:45 pm

Rifty, your CPU runs at 2Ghz and will go to around 2.4/5 overclocked a bit.... which may or may not be worth doing. But at default it is not enough to run rF2 well at all.

Have you tried turning all the bling down to minimum and see how it goes from there?
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Re: rFactor 2 - beta RELEASED!!

Post by Hugh » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:51 pm

Played with the scripted weather at Monaco.. pretty cool.. needs more work..but still pretty cool...

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Post by Growler » Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:08 pm

Dammit! The game won't fire up now. If I run the exe. as admin it asks if you want to start rFactor 2. Whne I say yes is goes away and then nothing...

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Post by Riftcreator » Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:42 pm

Riven wrote:
Riftcreator wrote:
WMS-Old Frt wrote:That's not a good omen Rifty.. I thought you would have minimum system requirements or better.

I ran through the minimum system requirements when they released that info recently.. and my system except for graphics card and RAM (more then min requirement) just meets that requirement... E5200 Core2Duo (2.4ghz).. what is your's then? I'm hoping I don't have to upgrade right now :look:
To give you an idea, I can't even run the Targa Florio track >_<

AMD 3800+
4 gig of some cheap ram
9800 GTX+ card
Win XP

Runs between 20 to 50fps depending on mod and track.
But you play BF3 no? I would have though that would be more taxing over rF2 (though physics engine is non-existent)
Different pc Riven.

I have a sim setup in the spare room for racing only, where as the fps games I play on the main daily use pc in the living room.

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Re: rFactor 2 - beta RELEASED!!

Post by Growler » Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:50 pm

Anyone jumping on the server tonight?

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Post by Bold » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:14 pm

Give me 2 weeks and 3 days and I'll be there :)

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Post by Growler » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:21 pm

Hehehehe...crash out into the field at Spa and you can hear the cows eating grass and the horses neighing...and all animated with swinging tails etc... :crazy:
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Re: rFactor 2 - beta RELEASED!!

Post by Harding Jr » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:30 pm

aww gutted. You need a credit card. Whaaaata gay one. We all not rich ISI bro's
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Post by Riftcreator » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:33 pm

Think it's time to cash in some holidays I'm owed.

Anyone got any tips on what I should look at? Budget around $1000

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Post by WMS-Old Frt » Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:39 pm

You could easily build something suitable for a grand Rifty... just have to shop around for the parts. No warranty that way though, but it is much cheaper in most cases. Must be online PC parts stores there?
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Post by KSR Aaza » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:01 pm

Harding Jr wrote:aww gutted. You need a credit card. Whaaaata gay one. We all not rich ISI bro's
Go to your local NZ Post Shop and load some monies onto a Prezzy Card. Will be accepted just like a Visa card.
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Post by Bull » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:03 pm

Or you could just get a Debit Visa card.

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Post by vandem » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:46 pm

Riftcreator wrote:Think it's time to cash in some holidays I'm owed.

Anyone got any tips on what I should look at? Budget around $1000
Alwaus useful to check the GP forums "Default GP $500 - $2000+ PC Build Suggestions" thread: http://www.gpforums.co.nz/thread/302905/

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CPU: $159.00 AMD FX4100 Black Edition Bulldozer 3.6GHz 12MB Cache Socket AM3
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RAM: $49.00 G.Skill Value 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3-1333 CL9
GFX: $270.00 AMD Radeon HD 6850 1GB GDDR5
Case: $100.00 Case
PSU: $100.00 Silverstone Strider Series ST50F-230 500W PSU
DVD: $45.00 Samsung/Asus/LG/LiteOn 22X SATA Dual Layer DVDRW
HDD: $170.00 1TB Seagate Barracuda/WDigital Blue/Samsung Spinpoint F3
= $1052.00 Total inc gst, ex shipping
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Post by Riftcreator » Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:39 am

Cheers Vandem, have already had a look there. I'm an admin for GPForums, so it was my first place to look.
Will be asking for advice there once I have a 100% confirmed budget.


My only concern is I'll be buying what will be old tech very soon, and like you have said there will be a price dump.

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Re: rFactor 2 - beta RELEASED!!

Post by Viking » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:53 am

Great vid showing the weather, dry line and rubber build-up on racing line.
Cool thing is the dry line forms where you drive, not just the generic AI line - brilliant
Has great potential, just need to get the frame rates up, which I'm sure they will.

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Post by Growler » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:59 am

Yeah - I liked the fact that as the track is drying you can still see puddles of water at the edge of the track. (Especially at Spa)

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Post by Maniak » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:11 pm

I downloaded it, bought a licence and am making my computer work very, very hard .......... when they say minimum spec, they mean it. I'm just under that - Intel C2 6400 @ 2.13Ghz, 2Gb ram (still on 32bit W7) and an old ATI 4850 - and struggling to get over 40fps on the track - time to check the savings and look for good bargins / 2nd hand gear etc.
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Post by Scrunty » Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:42 pm

Rifty - http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/compone ... rtid=15876 ($679.00)
+ a half decent PSU and then do the gfx card later if needed.
rF1 seemed to like cpu, i'd assume rF2 will be much the same (with a decent heatsink/fan I've got my 2500K clocked @ 4.7Ghz on all four cores, although it will be mint at stock)
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Post by Scrunty » Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:37 pm

Holy jebus these 60's cars are hard to handle :D
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Post by Rasmo » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:12 pm

Couple of questions. Do you guys have the Megane Trophy listed in the Mod Manager? or do they come under the All Tracks & Cars?

Another thing which could be related to the above if mine isn't showing up, is it just me not finding the settings or are there no wipers? I have everything in the graphics maxed, I think, which the PC handles ok when circulating alone :D.
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Post by WMS-Old Frt » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:27 pm

Rasmo.. no wipers and no rain on the windscreen as yet.
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Post by Scrunty » Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:36 am

I retract all previous comments about performance :p
All settings maxed and I'm under 50fp at monaco - with no other cars (i5-2500k @ 4.7, 8GB mem, 6950 2GB) :eek:
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