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Double your FPS
« on: July 29, 2007, 08:16:17 am »
I found this sorta by accident, and it seems to work for a few other people, so I'll ask on here if others can do it.

To do this, you need to be using Firefox (it didn't work in Internet Explorer for me).

First, just to see if your FPS does double, open up Soldat, join a game, press F3, and take note of what your FPS averages at.

Now, open up this flash movie in Firefox: http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/5337/soldatenhanceir4.swf

Go back to Soldat and check what your FPS is.

For me, when this happened, my FPS went from about 30-60 straight up to 120+. It seemed really odd at first, and I thought that Soldat had stuffed up in counting how many frames were being shown a second, but then I closed a few programs, open them up again and so on, and then found Firefox playing a flash movie doubled my FPS.

Now I won't be playing with choppy animation... lol.

EDIT: Disclaimer: This may not work on all computers. If your FPS is already high, chances are it will not work.
« Last Edit: July 30, 2007, 01:08:29 am by SpiltCoffee »
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2007, 08:20:48 am »
I dunno.... I had 200-320FPS without it and 200-320FPS with it...

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2007, 08:22:41 am »
You are friggin' kidding, right?

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2007, 08:24:20 am »
No. I am perfectly serious. Without Firefox open, my Soldat idles at about 30-60 FPS, but with Firefox open, it jumps to 120 or more.
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2007, 08:31:55 am »
Without Firefox, my Soldat idles at about 10 FPS. When it ping spikes or someone shoots an auto, it drops to maybe 0.5 FPS.

Yes, sadly, my computer is that old.

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2007, 10:15:10 am »
Hmm...without it, it stays around 35-45, thats my average. With it opened it stays around 60-65. :o

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2007, 10:39:13 am »
...What
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I don't get how this works, but it does. My FPS jumps ~30 higher with this open o_O.

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2007, 11:13:57 am »
Spiltcoffee is a miracle worker. :o

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2007, 11:33:16 am »
Doesn't do any difference for me, but my FPS is fairly high in the first place, maybe it helps more on slow computers.

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2007, 11:58:31 am »
Doesn't do any difference for me, but my FPS is fairly high in the first place, maybe it helps more on slow computers.
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2007, 12:01:38 pm »
On this fairly slow laptop it jumped from a stable 60 to jumpy 75-100, as if vertical sync was turned off. Though that would be strange as well.

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2007, 02:27:58 pm »
Aw, it works only for Soldat?
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2007, 02:35:28 pm »
LIES.
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2007, 02:52:16 pm »
didn't work for me

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2007, 03:25:47 pm »
I'm wondering. What happens if you have two flash movies opened while playing?

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #15 on: July 29, 2007, 03:35:05 pm »
It...actually works

Does flash movies open Soldat ports?

Thats the only thing I can think of
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #16 on: July 29, 2007, 04:04:01 pm »
Wanna TRIPLE your FPS? play in windowed mode.
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #17 on: July 29, 2007, 04:12:17 pm »
It goes from 51-59 jumpy to 57-61 steady. a nice improvement, but not double.

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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2007, 04:32:22 pm »
Lol, this is halerious. It actually works.. though I don't need it. I average about 155 fps, using the flash made it jump to 200 fps, nice.
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Re: Double your FPS
« Reply #19 on: July 29, 2007, 05:11:18 pm »
So it must work only for people who have a slow FPS. Interesting.
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