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Hey all, I've got an odd problem with both my racing games. First is Colin McRay Rally 2005 when I moved my system to a dual core the game stopped working properly. By that I mean it was like it was on speed during a race. The in game movies and menus all ran at the correct speeds but when you started the race it would jump to hyper speed. I and a friend with the same problem ( also dual core AMD ) tried different things to fix it but neither of us has been able to play it. Now for the odd part, NFS:MW started doing this last night, after working fine on this system since December? Any ideas anyone?
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I heard with some games you need to set the affinity to one core since it isnt coded for Dual Core CPU's. i read this over in a BF2 forum and once they did that the game worked fine. If you've tried that and that didnt work then I dont know what to tell you

So when you load it up go into Task Manager..right click the file and it should have Set Affinity and hopefully you'll have some choices
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I'll give it a shot, but why would NFS:MW just start doing it?
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Yep. CTRL-ALT-DEL into the processes tab, then on the .exe, right click, > Affinity. Can either be set to 1 or 2, either core will handle it fine.
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Yep. CTRL-ALT-DEL into the processes tab, then on the .exe, right click, > Affinity. Can either be set to 1 or 2, either core will handle it fine.
Worked for me.


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I just got a chance to try the above and it worked! Thanks guys, I have missed my racing games.
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i had the same problem with NFS:MW, and i installed the latest driver from MSI and it work fine now
    
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