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okay, so I've tried many fixes for this game and I'm about ready to uninstall it.
Ive tried running the game in dx9, Ive tried editing the "bmengine" file, i've tried turning off adaptive v sync, and enabling it again (no difference) and the game continues to stutter uncontrollably. It makes the game completely unplayable.

I know this is an older game, and people don't talk about it anymore on the forums, but i am sure that this is still an issue and frankly: it has been swept under the rug. mad.gif

does anyone have ANY kind of advice for me to get the game to run smoothly?
post #2 of 8
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Originally Posted by Lagpirate View Post

okay, so I've tried many fixes for this game and I'm about ready to uninstall it.
Ive tried running the game in dx9, Ive tried editing the "bmengine" file, i've tried turning off adaptive v sync, and enabling it again (no difference) and the game continues to stutter uncontrollably. It makes the game completely unplayable.

I know this is an older game, and people don't talk about it anymore on the forums, but i am sure that this is still an issue and frankly: it has been swept under the rug. mad.gif

does anyone have ANY kind of advice for me to get the game to run smoothly?

Only thing I could find is to disable all vsync as of the following link.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/GeForce-GTX690-GTX680-GTX670-V-Sync-Stuttering-Fix,15670.html
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We have received reports of an intermittent v-sync stuttering issue from some of our customers. We’ve root caused the issue to a driver bug and identified a fix for it. The fix requires extensive testing though, and will not be available until our next major driver release targeted for June (post-R300). For users experiencing this issue, the interim workaround is to disable v-sync via the Nvidia Control Panel or in-game graphics settings menu.

Edit: Are the components in your rig current?
Edited by rageofthepeon - 4/2/13 at 10:04pm
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Yes. The parts in my rig are current.
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I'd love to help but when I installed it the other day, the 'Games for Windows Live' part refused to work with Windows 8. I should congratulate MS on that rolleyes.gif
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I'd love to help but when I installed it the other day, the 'Games for Windows Live' part refused to work with Windows 8. I should congratulate MS on that rolleyes.gif

Works fine over here.

So...congratulations:)
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Check you GPU temps, it ran smoothly on my rig @1280x720 at high settings in DX 9.
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okay, so I've tried many fixes for this game and I'm about ready to uninstall it.
Ive tried running the game in dx9, Ive tried editing the "bmengine" file, i've tried turning off adaptive v sync, and enabling it again (no difference) and the game continues to stutter uncontrollably. It makes the game completely unplayable.

I know this is an older game, and people don't talk about it anymore on the forums, but i am sure that this is still an issue and frankly: it has been swept under the rug. mad.gif

does anyone have ANY kind of advice for me to get the game to run smoothly?

I am afraid there is not really much you can do about it, the devs promised to fix this issue but never did mad.gif. Something to do with the way the unreal engine works, Bioshock Infinite has the same issue though no where near as bad.

I still haven't completed the game because of this issue.
Edited by VindalooJim - 4/4/13 at 11:45am
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I noticed a good amount of stutter when I ran AC using 2x 680 Lightnings. Switched to a single Titan and no more sta-sta-stutter!
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