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Well, title says it all. I'm sporting an XFX 8800GT and DOOM 3 plays with under 15 fps all the time.

I have no idea what's going on, crysis plays better than that on high...
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Is it 15fps even if you turn ALL the graphics settings to minimal?
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Is it fully patched?

BTW I just reinstalled it, plays very smooth maxed.
Edited by grunion - 6/26/08 at 11:32pm
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drivers, and patches installed?
Since I don't have a new card, is there any support issues with that particular card with doom 3?
    
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I have the latest doom 3 patch yeah. And I just redownloaded the crappy new nvidia drivers. I have no idea what's going on.. I've tried lowering it from ultra to high but it played exactly the same. I shouldn't have to though
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i remember some weird issue with doom3 causing this. its been so long since i played it. there is a fix tho from what i remember let me see if i can dig it up.calso make sure vsync is disabled. there are several config file tweaks you can do. and make sure in the nvidia control panel the dual display is not being used.
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Try reinstalling the game. Delete the folder after you run the uninstaller as well.
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Make sure vertical sync is disabled lol ???
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Ah yeah it could be vsync....if your card would give you <30FPS, then vsync would automatically drop it to 15
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i remember some weird issue with doom3 causing this. its been so long since i played it. there is a fix tho from what i remember let me see if i can dig it up.calso make sure vsync is disabled. there are several config file tweaks you can do. and make sure in the nvidia control panel the dual display is not being used.
Oohh dual display could be it, because I'm using two monitors... i'll try it out. Thanks

Also, I've tried turning Vsync on and off.
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