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post #111 of 124
i'd say more ram or cpu seeing as my gtx 275 isn't that far ahead in performance than your hd4890
my computer is running gta iv with the enhanced graphics max settings noproblem...

however my set up is running 14 gigs of ram

are you running anything in the backround? try setting your computer to max performance.
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post #112 of 124
Not even 4-way SLI Titan + Haswell can max GTA IV.
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What kind of ram % is your gpu using during the chokes?

From my personal experience when I went up to 1080p (on a 23 inch monitor also) my 5770 with 1gb of vram CHOKED. BAD. I have it in a different computer and ran some benchmarks for fun (on the same monitor) and got the same ram based choke.

for reference here's the Tom's Hardware GPU Hierarchy Chart. Here's the Gaming CPU Hierarchy Chart.
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post #114 of 124
Quote:
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I see what you did there. smile.gif

Meh, we're cool smile.gif
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post #115 of 124
GTA IV runs like crap on amd/ati cards.
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GTA IV runs like crap on amd/ati cards.

And Nvidia cards. Not so hot on 2 of the 3 i tried probably 3 of the 3 since i never tested with my gts250 all that much.
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post #117 of 124
Had no issues with either 5850 or 7950.
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I remember back when i had a 9800GTX+ and a Radeon HD4870, GTA IV stuttered like hell on the 4870, but pulled a smooth low fps with the 9800GTX+....
30FPS with no stutter is better than 27-35fps with really sharp dips everywhere, even driving in a straight line, it had this micro stutter effect.
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it ran okay on HD4670 [DDR2] Mobility and less than okay on my GT 240m [DDR3] (mobile). I noted while playing with settings it ran in some cases WORSE after lowering settings. thumb.gif
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post #120 of 124
Quote:
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I remember back when i had a 9800GTX+ and a Radeon HD4870, GTA IV stuttered like hell on the 4870, but pulled a smooth low fps with the 9800GTX+....
30FPS with no stutter is better than 27-35fps with really sharp dips everywhere, even driving in a straight line, it had this micro stutter effect.

I had a 4870 and 4870 CF on a Q9550 @ 4.25ghz
Never had a single problem with GTA 4
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