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What's up guys. Work software finally compatible with 7! I deleted both OS partitions and did a clean install of just 7. Problem is, I used to run all my games on xp, now their on 7. DA2... runs like crap on 7. On XP I was doing 1440x900 medium settings everything off smooth as butter. Now with the same settings it looks like the games taking snapshots. Any ideas?

Windows 7 is like a totally new world
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Dx11?
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Is it on your sig rig? If so then you'll definitely need a new vid card before playing.

I just finished the game tonight on my sig rig on all max settings and high res texture pack installed.
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Yeah DX11 is mega slow.
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post #5 of 23
1- Install the lastest driver for Nvidia GPU

2- Change DX11 to DX9
Edited by ThePath - 4/11/11 at 3:22am
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He would only be able to run the game in DX10 because his GPU is not DX11 compatible.
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post #7 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by rusky1 View Post
Is it on your sig rig? If so then you'll definitely need a new vid card before playing.

I just finished the game tonight on my sig rig on all max settings and high res texture pack installed.
Yup. DA2 runs quite good in Eyefinity here, considering I'm only running a single 6850.
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post #8 of 23
the game likely running dx10, which is slower than dx11. Swapping back to dx9 should help alot.

otherwise it sounds like a driver issue.
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post #9 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
He would only be able to run the game in DX10 because his GPU is not DX11 compatible.
You probably never played dragon age 2

There is no option for DX10, you only have DX11 or DX9 options in dragon age 2

Also, DX11 is backward compatible with DX10 video card. So, you can choose DX11 if you use DX10 GPU but you will have some limited options. You can't play DAII on very high details unless you have DX11 video card.
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I've been looking for threads about this for 2 days non-stop.

My dad just bought a new computer, it's therefore completely clean.
I transfered my saved games from my old XP computer to this computer and after installing Dragon Age 2, I tried playing and it reminded me of when I tried to play GTA III on a Windows 98 that had 500ish mhz.
Everything is on slow-motion, it's horrible. The EA dragon screen goes at a very normal and lagless speed but when the menu comes up, everything is just UBER slow like goobergump said.

I, too, reinstalled my drivers and everything and nothing seems to work. I guess Windows 7 is just pure crap after all.
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