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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
1) You can't use AA in GTA IV.
2) HD6950 or GTX570 would both be fine.
3) You're not going to MAX GTA IV out with a Phenom II quad unless you've got it clocked to the sky and back (4.0GHz or better).
4) You won't max it at such a high resolution with ANY card out today. You'll be lucky to pull off Medium.
5) When you have dual 1GB cards, you have 1GB of VRAM, not 2GB.
The mod he's looking to install for GTA IV forces AA by running the game at twice the resolution, then doing some magics. It's not a native solution, but it works.
Edited by Concorde105 - 2/16/11 at 6:36pm
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1) You can't use AA in GTA IV.
2) HD6950 or GTX570 would both be fine.
3) You're not going to MAX GTA IV out with a Phenom II quad unless you've got it clocked to the sky and back (4.0GHz or better).
4) You won't max it at such a high resolution with ANY card out today. You'll be lucky to pull off Medium.
5) When you have dual 1GB cards, you have 1GB of VRAM, not 2GB.
+1, You need Core i7 to at least get good fps. Also i tried it with a GTX470 and it was butter smooth @ 1200p. At your resolution maybe 2 x GTX580. 1 Card will not be enough.
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1) You can't use AA in GTA IV.
2) HD6950 or GTX570 would both be fine.
3) You're not going to MAX GTA IV out with a Phenom II quad unless you've got it clocked to the sky and back (4.0GHz or better).
4) You won't max it at such a high resolution with ANY card out today. You'll be lucky to pull off Medium.
5) When you have dual 1GB cards, you have 1GB of VRAM, not 2GB.
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4) You won't max it at such a high resolution with ANY card out today. You'll be lucky to pull off Medium..
My sig PC runs GTA4 on Very High all settings 1080P (medium shadows is the only one I don't have on the highest setting) and it runs great.
And are you sure it doesn't support AA?
I thought they fixed that in one of the patches?

Hmm I could be wrong there.



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5) When you have dual 1GB cards, you have 1GB of VRAM, not 2GB.
For some reason this game showed over 2GB of usable RAM when I ahd my 5770's.
We all know VRAM doesn't add, but in the game, it DOES say that.
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I get a decent (actual figure unknown, sorry) fps in GTA4 with my setup. The Wolfdale is still going strong!
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I get a decent (actual figure unknown, sorry) fps in GTA4 with my setup. The Wolfdale is still going strong!
My 720 X3 struggled with this game.
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