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Shouldn't the latest patches be installed when it's installed through Steam?
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Yeah the game doesn't support SLi or Crossfire. The game also, restricts you to crank up the settings but as d3viliz3d said, you need to place that -norestriction console command in the shortcut for GTA4. You were better of spending that money on San Andreas or GTA Vice city, they were better games than this piece of crap.
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The Resolution was only the beginning.
The problems are only going to get worse...
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Yeah the game doesn't support SLi or Crossfire. The game also, restricts you to crank up the settings but as d3viliz3d said, you need to place that -norestriction console command in the shortcut for GTA4. You were better of spending that money on San Andreas or GTA Vice city, they were better games than this piece of crap.
I already have all the other GTAs, but seriusly are you kidding me? Not supporting Crossfire? This has got to be a joke...
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I already have all the other GTAs, but seriusly are you kidding me? Not supporting Crossfire? This has got to be a joke...
My apologise, it's actually does support crossfire but not sli. But yeah, the game is possibly the worst port I've ever played on PC.
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My apologise, it's actually does support crossfire but not sli. But yeah, the game is possibly the worst port I've ever played on PC.
You've clearly never played any OTHER Grand Theft Auto games then. Because they are ALL direct ports.
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Okay, I've now managed to change graphics but it's horrible in-game...
Shadows, light effects etc. are all screwed up and it runs very unstable in general. This is no matter if I have lowest graphics or highest.

And even though I I put all on max or minimum graphics it sayes that I'm about to exceed my graphics, even though I'm only using like 800MB/4GB.

This is extremely annoying...
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Okay, I've now managed to change graphics but it's horrible in-game...
Shadows, light effects etc. are all screwed up and it runs very unstable in general. This is no matter if I have lowest graphics or highest.

And even though I I put all on max or minimum graphics it sayes that I'm about to exceed my graphics, even though I'm only using like 800MB/4GB.

This is extremely annoying...
You don't have 4GB of graphics memory. You have 2GB.

Things tend to get screwed up if you're using the -norestrictions tag. That's why its all screwed up. It seems this is a common problem with possibly the latest AMD drivers for those cards (I've seen a few threads about this).
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Well I have 2x HD6950 2GB doesn't that make it 4GB?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Arkheios View Post
Well I have 2x HD6950 2GB doesn't that make it 4GB?
No the memory is being shared between the GPUs so you have 2GB not 4.
Edited by M@st3r - 3/23/11 at 2:42am
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