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Red Faction 2 Not Enough VRAM

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I just bought RF2 (non-Steam) and running into a wall that's inclined backwards.

First, it told me that I didn't have the required VRAM to make the game run (typical 2GB+ RAM issue). When I applied the fix, it just black screened me.

Then, I restored the un-fixed EXE and rebooted with 2GB RAM (msconfig), it kept doing CTD's.


Somebody here knows how to get this game running properly with full system RAM and a DX10 card.
    
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am i misunderstanding you or are you confusing vram and system ram?
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You are misunderstanding.

The game cannot read more than 2GB system RAM. Therefore, it tells me that I need a GPU with 8MB or more video memory.

There is a 3rd party fix that tells the EXE to skip the memory check, however, it didn't work for me.

The other fix is to boot into Windows with only 2GB RAM. When I did that, it's crashing to the desktop.

So, there is no fix that works for me.

This is a common problem for Red Faction and Red Faction 2.

EDIT: Here is the Steam forum for it http://forums.steamgames.com/forums/...play.php?f=465
Edited by legoman786 - 2/19/11 at 7:33am
    
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oh. Well I don't have a clue about that.

Keep researching other fixes and trying them.
back up your games files before you edit them though.
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