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Ok first, this game owns.

My problem is this. Whenever I've been playing for a while, things start to get herky jerky, it's strange. Everything runs perfectly fine, and then after a while my car will like jerk forward and it's quite uncontrollable. I restart my pc and it's fine...

So is this like a RAM thing? I've got 2gb...
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Do you notice this with any other intensive applications? It almost sounds like a heat issue. I would think that 2 GB of good RAM such as you have would do the trick nicely.
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No, it's only this game. I'll play CoD2 for hours without a hitch. But for some reason after playing this game for a while, it will start to do this. I also used to have this problem sometimes in the demo.

This is gonna sound strange, but roll with me on this. Whenever I would play CoD2 and then try to play NFS:MW, it would do this herky jerky right away. As soon as I got in game. If I restarted after playing CoD2, it wouldn't do it. However, I knew of that weird connection, so I don't play CoD2 before playing this game and yet it is still doing it...
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Ive played this on three different high end computers and it plays jerky. Graphics high or low. Im still wondering why no one has addressed this. Sure the graphics look sweet, but it just doesn't play smooth.

Whats the deal here? Even on the demo at Fry's I noticed the jerky game play.
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I got the game today, playing jerky on all settings, more so on the higher ones, crashed twice now. Sweet game though other than the poor gameplay that really effects car control.
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did you download the latest patch? i think it's 1.3.... maybe that solves the issue
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post #7 of 16
Yeah everythings fine for me, check your patch.
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post #8 of 16
Have you tryed Running Fraps sto see what sort of FPS you are getting at Max settings you should only be geting 30
     
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post #9 of 16
This is a known bug on the EA NFS forums (trust me I just looked). I'm having the same problems.
1. This is NOT a heat issue at all. It appears to be a glitch straight to the core program
I know it's not a heat issue because I ran NFS for about 30mins (highest settings 6x AA and 16X AF)and got 35FPS. Right about the 30min mark things started getting very jerky. I shut down the program hit ctrl-alt-del and made sure speed.exe was shut down (sometime it doesn't shut down) and started the program up again. It did the same thing after 30 more mins. Repeated the same process as before and started playing again (after 2hrs it got a bit annoying). So I'd say it's a bug in the program not our rigs.

Come to think of it I haven't patched mine where can I find it? I looked but every site I find is no good.
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It must be the patch then guys, I play for 3+hrs at a time with no jumpyness.
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