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I think you might just have to end up living with running the game in hardware mode.

Did unreal support glide? I've had some pretty good success running old games in glide mode, using a glide wrapper.
yes
all games that use the first unreal engine support it
keep in mind glide wrapper is not glide, it's just an emulator

I still don't see why you can't use opengl
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 8/5/11 at 8:12pm
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Funnily enough, disable turbo boost did make the game run a bit slower, but its still too fast. Yes, I was desperate enough to try.

I'm not settling for anything but Software mode at this point. The rest looks like crap. I don't understand why a simple FPS Limiter like FRAPs include without the whole recording crap doesn't exist.
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I always though playing the original UT at 3,000-7,000 fps was kinda fun...

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Originally Posted by xGTx View Post
vsync gives massive input lag and seriously affect gameplay in fps games like unreal
Run in OpenGL and force triple buffering.

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Funnily enough, disable turbo boost did make the game run a bit slower, but its still too fast. Yes, I was desperate enough to try.

I'm not settling for anything but Software mode at this point. The rest looks like crap. I don't understand why a simple FPS Limiter like FRAPs include without the whole recording crap doesn't exist.
No console command, or command line argument to limit FPS?
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Get a second lower powered computer.With computers being so cheap these days I would not be working to slow my main rig down,just get a second with the hardware and configuration the game you want to play likes.
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http://www.hpaa.com/moslo/

I used to use moslo with some DOS games back in the day. They have a windows version, not sure how well it works though.
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Run Prime95 as you play.
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Create a virtual machine with Windows 95 or 98 and run the game in there.
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No console command, or command line argument to limit FPS?
None that I know of.

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http://www.hpaa.com/moslo/

I used to use moslo with some DOS games back in the day. They have a windows version, not sure how well it works though.
Looks great. Its also 25$ and doesn't even have a trial. Pass.

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Get a second lower powered computer.With computers being so cheap these days I would not be working to slow my main rig down,just get a second with the hardware and configuration the game you want to play likes.
I won my computer. I can't even afford spending a hundred bucks right now. That is no solution for me. Ideally I'd have a machine with Windows XP and another on 98. But I don't live in an ideal world.

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Create a virtual machine with Windows 95 or 98 and run the game in there.
If my processor or my GPU is too fast and creating the issue, why running it under 95 or 98 would make any difference? The game is known to work well for other folks even on 7 64-bit.
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There is easy solution to this problem. This problem exists because of speed turbo on your processor. Unreal only needs few amount of your processor so your CPU runs the game at slow speed but when Unreal usage spikes up (It could happen when there's a lot of shooting and people on screen at once), your CPU defaults at speed it rated. Thus speeding up gameplay when it does not need.

Solution is, keep your CPU busy, this can be done by prime95 and play game while stressing your CPU.
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Forcing Vsync through Nvidias control panel might help.

Or you could toggle the Turbo switch on your computer
took the words right out of my mouth
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