After some tests and reboots i'm shure that v1.02 does have decreased performance compared to v1.01 - at least on my system (P4@3.6, 2gig ram, x850xt[agp]).
What I noticed is that windows(XP) seems to have got back more "task priority" or power with v1.02:
With 1.01 i had some screen/performance issues when scrolling inside notepad while alt+Tabbing. This is gone now... what is a nice thing, on one hand... -
But generally i'd like to have the power back to ArmA rather than to notepad as i definetly feel the performance drop even in small missions under same (medium) settings as before.
what do you guys think ?
one more thing: while roving around in object loaded areas like the village of 'Obregan' the HardDisk constantly pumps and shovels data and seems to stop nevermore. Never noticed this in 1.01
after new installation and step by step verifying&patching i have the impression now that 1.02 has even improved the performance on my system. sorry for enventual inconveniences !