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post #11 of 30
Try enabling vsync, it worked for me.
post #12 of 30
make a commandline.txt in the same directory where launchgta.exe is, add this in it:

-refreshrate 39
-framelimit 1

(you have to enable vsync in game for it to work first)

enjoy your game without stuttering.
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post #13 of 30
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Unfortunately after upgrading to the latest patch, enabling vsync (was already on) and trying the commandline.txt option, the game still fails on even the very LOWEST settings.
 
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post #14 of 30
hmm that's strange, that commandline seems to work for most people, check out this thread, it solved this guy's issue:

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/11...new-parts.html

did you notice the framerate cap at least? if not then you didn't do it right
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I feel the need to point out you have to enable vsync before adding the command line (or at least you'll have to exit the game and run it again after enabling it) since any change in the graphics menu overrides the framerate cap.

-edit- nvm, I saw you already had it on.
Edited by Brainsick - 10/22/11 at 11:02pm
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Framerate cap?
 
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post #17 of 30
set the shadows to medium

you need an extremely power full cpu and graphics card to set shadows on high(i5 2500k at 4.5Ghz and GTX 480 to play at 60FPS)
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Originally Posted by raclimja View Post
set the shadows to medium

you need an extremely power full cpu and graphics card to set shadows on high(i5 2500k at 4.5Ghz and GTX 480 to play at 60FPS)
I'm afraid doesn't work well with the Shadows OFF let alone on Medium.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RJacobs28 View Post
I'm afraid doesn't work well with the Shadows OFF let alone on Medium.
your hardware is powerful enough to run that at medium settings at 40-60FPS


if cleaning and reinstalling the drivers don't fix the issue


i suspect your hard drive is not delivering the data fast enough

if your hard drive is close to full, you might consider freeing up some space


or your hard drive could be very fragemented and the seek times has gone to roof thats why you are stuttering, a hard drive defrag might help


you might also try using these drivers:
http://tweakforce.com/modules.php?na...download&cid=5


make sure you uninstall your current drivers first at Control Panel then reboot and boot into safe mode and Run Driver Sweeper and remove all the Nvidia Stuff then reinstall using the new drivers
Edited by raclimja - 10/23/11 at 1:36am
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post #20 of 30
Yes, you're supposed to cap the framerate to avoid stuttering caused by a leak in the memory buffer, like I said, if you didn't notice the cap in the framerate then you did it wrong, but maybe this was not your issue to begin with, so who knows...
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