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Originally Posted by Zero_Lord View Post

Hello, I want to add some ram to the vram of a 250 gts for GTA IV, I see in another forum (no response, two years old thread) a guy doing this to improve performance and play higher resolutions, how the hell I can do this? I searched in google but not response, is for the rig that I have below.

If the GTS 250 has TurboCache it will take some of your system ram when its own ram runs out.
You'll need to have at least 4GB ram for GTA IV.
ATI calls it hypermemory but its basically the same.
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Yep, I have 6 GB RAM DDR3 so not problem.
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Note that nothing short of a quantum computer can run GTA IV completely well at maximum draw distance, etc. It's one of those games that the developer evidently used a console porting tool, clicked Port! and then mass-produced the results. Brace yourselves for GTA V, it's even going to make some hardware fail.
    
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post #14 of 33
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Well, i got it to work and the performance was improved a 10 fps on 1680x1050, only adding

-availablevidmem 1.65 to commandline.txt, it uses Turbocache i thought.

Uh....what?.
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Im sure its possible!! Is it worth the time and effort and risk of it not working?? Probably not. Unless you are just trying to create a project for yourself. In that case post the progress if you try thumb.gif
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Uh....what?.

I would also like to know what he means by this??

Edit: My bad tried to multi quote that in edit....failed!
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Note that nothing short of a quantum computer can run GTA IV completely well at maximum draw distance, etc. It's one of those games that the developer evidently used a console porting tool, clicked Port! and then mass-produced the results. Brace yourselves for GTA V, it's even going to make some hardware fail.

exacto. The game wasn't really optimized that well for the PC. It took a really long time for the dev to release serveral patches to make the game "a bit" more optimized on the PC platform, but still. If you want better fps, then a better graphic card would do it bluntly.
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http://downloadmoreram.com/
Done

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Well, i got it to work and the performance was improved a 10 fps on 1680x1050, only adding
-availablevidmem 1.65 to commandline.txt, it uses Turbocache i thought.
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