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So ever since I got the game it has lagged all the time, I checked the CPU and GPU usage and they both hang around 40%. I tried maxing all the settings out but it was the same, according the FRAPS the fps are about 50 but I say otherwise because the lag is horrible. How can it be fixed? I searched Google but found no answer
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could it be your HDD not keeping up, I just got my F3 and now fallout is smooth were before I would get lag spikes.
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It could be that, I suppose. But the HDD is doing almost nothing and it lags ALL the time.
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I agree, these open world games really benefit from fast storage. A faster hard drive or even better a ssd would make a difference.

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In the meantime, find this setting "uGridsToLoad=5" in the ini and increase it to 9. Things will load less often.
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I've been too drunk to play that game for a week

EDIT:I was mentally mapping out the LV underworld

damn I hate ghouls

They are very tough without the right weapons/ammo
Edited by Mit Namso - 5/14/11 at 11:24am
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Google the Fallout: NV D3D9 fix. That should help

there's one for ATI and one for nVidia

edit: here's the link

Just download the first file and follow the instructions
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