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I've been trying to find information about this to little avail, but I was curious if anyone here knew how to lessen or stop game stuttering/jerking either through settings/software or hardware upgrades.

I'm currently running on my sig. rig.

Just so we're clear, when I say game stuttering/jerking, I don't mean low frame rates. I'm generally averaging well over 60 FPS in the games I play.

What I'm referring to is that 1/2-1 second delay where the screen just kinda jams and the frames drop instantly from like 160 to 20.
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1 GB or 768 cards?
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I get this too, single 768mb card here.
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try going to nvidia control panel and setting maximum pre rendered frames to 8
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1 GB or 768 cards?
1gb
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If you have a wireless internet card, try disabling it before playing. This is a common complaint because the wireless card causes stuttering while searching for new networks, especially in low signal areas.
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try going to nvidia control panel and setting maximum pre rendered frames to 8
thanks, i'll give that a shot.
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If you have a wireless internet card, try disabling it before playing. This is a common complaint because the wireless card causes stuttering while searching for new networks, especially in low signal areas.
running on an ethernet cable directly connected to my router. thanks for the tip, though.
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Quote:
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If you have a wireless internet card, try disabling it before playing. This is a common complaint because the wireless card causes stuttering while searching for new networks, especially in low signal areas.
@4.4 hes not gunna feel it
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Look for background processes running such as an antivirus program, etc. Basically anything that might be scanning your HDD actively while in-game. This can and will cause stuttering in games that access the HDD from time to time such as GTAIV, oblivion.
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