Originally Posted by KittensMewMew
Don't be silly. A 4Ghz 4-core Phenom II is not holding back a 5770, not even at 720p, and with that combo he should be able to max the majority of games, though he didn't say he was trying to max it out. GTA IV is broken, and it bugs me that people defend its awful performance, blaming our setups. If my computer is stuttering on low on ANYTHING as it does with GTAIV at times, it is a poorly coded game. Simple. You shouldn't need to be running a specific set of hardware to get the game to run as long as you meet the minimums.
Wow....if you could learn how to read, I said IN THIS SITUATION
. GTA IV needs an i5 / i7 at 4.0GHz or higher, with an Nvidia graphics card to run WELL with playable framerates, and higher settings. Period.
I never once said that his machine was bad, I said that IN THIS SITUATION
he is CPU bottlenecked.