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hehe, did that already today (literally) while waiting for SP3 to download. At this point I just seem to be unable to find a game that holds my interest for more than 5 minutes, and I need something to entertain me for the next two weeks.
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I would just play some San Andreas until you can get a good dual or quad core and a new GPU

The sempron you have is so crippled by its utterly small cache which makes it deplorable for gaming
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It's hard to be interested in a game when you have crippling lag and have to turn down all the settings to low. I'll sell you my 6000+ for $40 shipped, if you want. I'm going quad, and I have nowhere to put this dual core processor.
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It's hard to be interested in a game when you have crippling lag and have to turn down all the settings to low. I'll sell you my 6000+ for $40 shipped, if you want. I'm going quad, and I have nowhere to put this dual core processor.
his rig is either S754 or S939 and your 6000+ won't work and you cannot try and sell things until you have 35rep, it is against the TOS
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im running it on my sig rig below
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his rig is either S754 or S939 and your 6000+ won't work and you cannot try and sell things until you have 35rep, it is against the TOS
Ah, oops, forgot about that (both points). Sorry about that.
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Ah, oops, forgot about that (both points). Sorry about that.
no biggie, the sempron he has sounds like S754 and there really aren't any upgrades at all for that socket. Sounds like its time for a new rig, $400 should be able to get a nice rig that will play the game.

A quad is recommended but I can play the game very well with my system with 0 lag although a quad is preferable.

EDIT> and JMT, you are not playing the game above 640x480 with everything very low
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Thanks for the offer, but yeah, it's a 754, so I need a new mobo - and quite possibly some new RAM as well. And as soon as I get $40 that's not already claimed, it's time for new spark plugs for my car. lol
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post #19 of 19
Like someone said turn the cars way down and make sure video capture is off.
While playing hit Esc, video capture is under game at the top it made a difference for me.
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