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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 4:33am

Currently Downloading BF4, Day 1 Tips?

As the title says, I'm currently downloading BF4. My mouse hasn't arrived yet (I paid for 24 hour overnight shipping 12 days ago, slightly salty about that) but it will hopefully be here soon, assuming that it gets un-lost in the mail. Any tips for someone who's just about to start the game? Both BF3-to-BF4 transition and controller-to-mouse/keyboard transition tips would be greatly appreciated.

And yes, I'm going to use the M26. It's just too integral to my entire being for me NOT to use it, crap though it may or may not be.
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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 4:40am

Pro-tips:

#1 - Do not use the Muzzle-Brake.
#2 - Try every barrell attachment except the muzzle-brake.
#3 - Never equip the Muzzle-Brake

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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 4:42am

Play TDM to get used to the M+k infantry combat, the simple fact there's a lot more 'action' means you get more practise in per-time spent. As for BF3 > BF4 I'm not sure, I find BF4 annoying thanks to it's poor optimisation and issues, and I do shit in pretty much every round of BF4 I play. In fact I still play a lot more BF3 than BF4 simply because BF3 is currently the better game.

Partially unrelated, but have you tried OC'ing your 8320 yet?

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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 4:44am

Have not tried overclocking it, not sure if I want to yet.
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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 4:47am

Have not tried overclocking it, not sure if I want to yet.
It's quite safe, and you should get some benefits in BF4.

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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 4:55am

I'm going to see how it runs without overclocking first. Because if it can be avoided, I'd like to. A good bit of that is a time thing, fiddling with settings is not something I'm good at.

In terms of other things to do, my $10 Radioshack keyboard sucks and I need an actual monitor because the 1152x864 TV I'm using also sucks. Probably deal with those in May because lolbirthdaymoney.
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23:58 Nick: AS A BIIIIRD NOW
23:58 Failure117: FREEE OF NICK'S WORM RAPE

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ViperFTW: AS
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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 4:57am

Go through the campaign first. You'll get some good guns out of it (see M249). Also, go to infantry-only servers to unlock your weapons and gear. (well, once DICE gets the audio bugs worked out) The game is best played when you have all of your gear available to you.
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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 5:10am

It's the same as BF3 in general terms so just play the game and you'll find out the little differences
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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 5:11am

I'm going to see how it runs without overclocking first. Because if it can be avoided, I'd like to. A good bit of that is a time thing, fiddling with settings is not something I'm good at.

In terms of other things to do, my $10 Radioshack keyboard sucks and I need an actual monitor because the 1152x864 TV I'm using also sucks. Probably deal with those in May because lolbirthdaymoney.
Well, I'd say if you're still waiting for the game to arrive it's the perfect time to try an OC, but regardless of if you are or aren't going to, Core Temp is a brilliant little program that quite accurately tells you the temperature your CPU is running at and takes almost no power to run.

If you are going to OC I'd say download OCCT, it gives you a very good indication of stability and also contains linpack and a basic GPU burn-in.
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Sunday, February 2nd 2014, 5:35am

Hurry up and unlock the M416, UMP 45, ACWR, M249, ACE 53 SV, 870, and SRR. Those are good guns to start with.
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