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Hey guys, just wondering if anyone can suggest something to improve my FPS. I'm getting less than 30fps average with my settings on low to high (makes no difference) @ 1080p, and I'm running the latest patch. The only thing that seems to raise my FPS is lowering my res, but it only goes up be about 5 FPS. My GPU usage sits at about 23% on both GPUs, and I'm on my sig rig.
Thanks in advance for any help.
    
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thats very strange with your rig. i get 60 constantly. Have you applied the patch?
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thats very strange with your rig. i get 60 constantly. Have you applied the patch?
Yes, I am running the latest patch.
I am also using a crack, if that could make a difference. I do own the game legally, though, I just don't have an optical drive in my PC.
    
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See whats keeping your GPU Usage so low...

I get 40-70FPS on 1080p High with 100FOV and IceEnhancer mod.. Though I need 850mhz+ clocks to pull it off!

Log task manager CPU usage?
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if you dont have an optical drive how did you install it?
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The latest patch is a frame rate killer. Revert to 1.0.4.0 for better performance. Also, GTA 4 is highly unoptimized.
Edited by Xaero330 - 2/23/12 at 2:44am
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Turn down dynamic shadows to low or off they impact performance greatly. Also drop the view distance to about 50 if you have it maxed.
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The latest patch is a frame rate killer. Revert to 1.04 for better performance. Also, GTA 4 is highly unoptimized.
I am using EFLC, what patch would you recommend for that?
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Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock View Post

if you dont have an optical drive how did you install it?
A while ago I plugged in my drive and made images.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Custard View Post

I am using EFLC, what patch would you recommend for that?

1.0.4.0 should work.
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1.0.4.0 should work.
I'll give it a try when I get home tonight.
    
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