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Why does the game run terribly, stutter everytime the car touches another or barrier, antialiasing is non existent - even when forced 64x. Is the game just a terribly optimised console port ? Or am I missing something.

And yes everything is turned up 1080p

Really annoyed since I loved the first. Makes nooooooo sense whatsoever
    
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Looks pretty good to me and runs at stable 60fps with everything at max?
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Perhaps it doesn't play nice with sli?
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hmmmm ive even tried it without sli and turned everything to medium and it actually seems to be 60fps, but still stuttering with the physx and ive even set second car as dedicated phsx. might roll back to 266 drivers as im using 270 at the moment. Is there an update for the game or anything?
    
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jeasus its terrible. im driving a lotus exige and it feels like a bus. I like to "try before I buy" so I must have a pre release version or something. Its soo buggy, sometimes the stearing wheel moves but not the hands, no rear view mirrorr, and these really crap looking smears that constantly appear on the screen then fade away. Even in 3rd person. Really, really ****e. So dissapointed, infact dissapointed isnt even the word. The old one is 10 times better. I hope this is a pre release im playing. Even forcing anti aliasing doesnt really help
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You're doing it wrong tongue.gif Works fine for me with everything maxed out
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I don't have Shift 2 but the first game is gorgeous when completely maxed.
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Runs smooth on my sig latest beta driver from nvida, 270.51

Game does suck tho, cars handle like boats, horrible steering lag with keyboard, almost impossible to drive...

And its not me, I have GRID, Dirt_2 and NFS HP (2010) installed and all 3 are just fine on keyboard...

Hope they fix it...

And a 2011 release with DX9?? FAIL!!!
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Running the game in eyefinity, it looks horrible and plays horrible.... going back to Grid.

I'm guessing it's got issues with crossfire/sli because I have white outlines on the graphics sometimes. Tried lowering resolutions (made it worse) and lowering settings but compared to Grid, NFS World and the original Shift it looks like garbage.

Car handling was the worst aspect.

On takeoff I can hear the engine sound in increments like old racing games from the 90s, absolutely disgusting.

I'm glad I only borrowed this game from a friend, no sale.
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Originally Posted by Juliancahillane;12970694 
Why does the game run terribly, stutter everytime the car touches another or barrier, antialiasing is non existent - even when forced 64x. Is the game just a terribly optimised console port ? Or am I missing something.

And yes everything is turned up 1080p

Really annoyed since I loved the first. Makes nooooooo sense whatsoever

I agree with you OP the game looks awful. Its a crappy dx9 port excuse of a game. I have no issues playing it maxed though. I would not force the AA. That may be what is causing your issue. I have it maxed in game.
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