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My current rig, (which I think is decent enough for CIV V), has turn lag in CIV V. After 150 turns or so (on small), it starts to lag 10-20 secs (bearable), but on standard, after 150 turns it becomes 30-40 secs (annoying), and then large/huge it becomes minutes. And as the game progresses further, the amount of turn lag increases. I have used various graphics settings such dx9 etc, with no avail.
Is their no way to fix this? I tried to play on a huge map once, but at one point, I would just play CIV V windowed, and then surf on the web while waiting the turn to finish.
post #2 of 12
check the temps or your GPU, and or run a stability test on it and then check temps

kinda sounds like a heat issue
    
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It is a Civ V problem. On large maps near end game, it takes a long time for the CPU to process the computer opponent's moves. We just got to hope Firaxis patches the game to increase performance.
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oh, well if thats a software problem, check for memory leaks...I.E when the game starts messing up for you, ALT + TAB out and open up Task Manager, see how much resources the game is using
    
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Originally Posted by Riou;14567690 
It is a Civ V problem. On large maps near end game, it takes a long time for the CPU to process the computer opponent's moves. We just got to hope Firaxis patches the game to increase performance.

This.

Do not play Uber size maps ever! You'll never finish them because the turn lag is absolutely atrocious...

My only suggestion is that you play (the much better imo) Civ 4 BTS smile.gif
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It's just down to the game having process every sides turn including those of city states. There is a loooooooooooot to process. It is to be expected on huge maps with lots of civilisations.
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Oh yeah i forget about City States. I turn them off all the time -_____-
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Originally Posted by Psyren;14568109 
Oh yeah i forget about City States. I turn them off all the time -_____-

Weird, I like them! Just keep a good relationship with them and you get good money from trade, free defence when under attack and free resources when you need them!
post #9 of 12
This bugged me since release, wish they would fix it!
post #10 of 12
Ya it's normal. The My biggest pet peave is it locking up in multi.
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