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Frametime issue with GTA 4

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Call it a micro-stuterring or frameskipping,it's the same annoying thing .
I downloaded FRAFS Bench Viewer to test frametiming in GTA 4 and other games--> In which i don't get frame skipping.
Here is a picture of my bench in BF3 on Ultra without AA . My GPU usage was 99% through all the tests and memory used was around 980-1016mb(my card is 1GB)


Now,Far Cry 3:

BF:BC2:



And now,GTA IV w/ ProReal Mod:


I don't know if there is something wrong about it but it seems different then the others.Any input would be appreciated!
P.S: If it's not something related to my frametimes,what can be causing it? It feels like frames are skipping...Some might call it micro-stutterring,I don't know.
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The only difference is that GTAIV is known as one of the worst console ports ever made. That and that your card probably isn't enough to brute force the horribly coded GTAIV engine to behave even a bit.
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Try the new 16.8 beta drivers for AMD, worked wonders for my FPS.
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post #4 of 8
GTA4 is the game issue

The game stutters on Nvidia single-GPU & multi-GPU, AMD single-GPU & multi-GPU.

If you have SSD install the game in it
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GTA4 is a bad port, and horribly CPU limited - theres tons of threads with optimization guides, mostly to do with shadows. The drivers wont help if GTA 4 i done in DX9 though.

I bought it during steam sale but havent had a chance to install it yet.
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I have the game on max settings..Only view distance is at 32 but even if I lower the settings,it doesn't change .
@Silvos00 drivers 16.8? I'm still at 13.4 lol .Beta drivers aren't worth for me ,i'm old generation.
@Nevk --> No ,i don't have an SSD,only a HDD.Afterall,it all started from a budget dual core and have become what my computer is now.New GPU is planned for the end of the summer of course.
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Originally Posted by hotwheels1997 View Post

@Silvos00 drivers 16.8? I'm still at 13.4 lol .Beta drivers aren't worth for me ,i'm old generation.

Meant 13.8 sry.
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