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MAJOR Lag in Dead Space 2 - unplayable. Help?

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Just got dead space 2. The lag (even on the menu screen just moving the cursor around) makes the game unplayable.

I'm not really a PC gamer, so I'm not good with all the techy talk when it comes to graphics card etc. So some advice written for a 4 year old would be great.


PC is barely a year old, everything regularly updated etc, haven't had problems with anything else.
post #2 of 10
What are your system specs? Also try turning down the quality in the option menu.
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I had an issue with Dead Space (1) where if I used the in-game V-sync, it would be laggy as hell and only hitting 30-ish FPS. Turned the in-game setting off and used the one in Nvidia Control Panel and it ran great. Not saying it's the fix, but it might be worth a shot if you currently have in-game V-Sync enabled. Another game did this to me as well, I can't remember for sure, but I think it was Bioshock 2.
     
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Your PC can be 1 day old and for all we care it can have a intergrated GPU which will not play the game.
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13366 x 768 (32 bit) (60Hz)


Tried turning down all ingame settings to lowest quality, turned off V-sync. Still the same.
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You don't have a dedicated gpu? No wonder why it doesn't work ¬¬
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post #7 of 10
The game is not gonna run on that GPU buddy.
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You need a somewhat decent video card in order to play the game. Onboard won't cut it.
    
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I have issues running this game but I can run Crysis 2 with almost all settings no problem 45+ fps
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Originally Posted by digitaldurandal View Post
I have issues running this game but I can run Crysis 2 with almost all settings no problem 45+ fps
And what are YOUR specs?
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