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no probs here.....u should have bought INTEL Lol
I did.
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post #32 of 43
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no probs here.....u should have bought INTEL Lol
oh good a troll I love trolls,
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My system is probably as dissimilar as possible to yours, but I have same prob with GTA4. I have found that if I overclock my sli 460s at all I will get system crashes playing GTA4. If I take my cpu above 4320GHz I will get system crashes playing GTA4. Only with GTA4. Nothing else has problems.
(I can also get that no textures loading problem, but just closing and starting the game again clears that, usually.

Your post means I'm not as bugged by it now though, knowing it happens on other rigs.
I'm glad it gave somebody peace of mind, lol. Are all these frustrating problems a result of it being ported from console?

Nah, i shouldn't have bought an Intel, the only thing more fanboyish than Intel is Corsair :3
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I wouldn't blame the PC if it's the only program giving you troubles. Save often.
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I'm glad it gave somebody peace of mind, lol. Are all these frustrating problems a result of it being ported from console?

Nah, i shouldn't have bought an Intel, the only thing more fanboyish than Intel is Corsair :3
I realised the other day when looking across my desk that I am in serious danger of looking like a corsair fanboy....its not my fault they make good stuff that is pretty so I am forced to buy it ><

but in all seriousness why be a fanboy just buy what's best for the money at the time i've owned pretty much every combo of nvidia ati amd and intell stuff now
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GTA4 is very demanding on the CPU, try running your CPU at stock.
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Hey I had my OC totally stable, every other game had no issues. Nevertheless I had random crashes like you. I went back to stock and my issues went away. Then I lowered my OC a little and have had no issues ever since.
If that doesn't work, try your card at stock instead. I bet it's one or the other.
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I realised the other day when looking across my desk that I am in serious danger of looking like a corsair fanboy....its not my fault they make good stuff that is pretty so I am forced to buy it ><

but in all seriousness why be a fanboy just buy what's best for the money at the time i've owned pretty much every combo of nvidia ati amd and intell stuff now
Lol to be honest, if i had the money; everything i own would probably be Corsair.. With obvious exceptions like CPU/GPU etc.

Can somebody clarify why it would be logical and beneficial to reduce the performance capacity of your CPU to run demanding software?

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Hey I had my OC totally stable, every other game had no issues. Nevertheless I had random crashes like you. I went back to stock and my issues went away. Then I lowered my OC a little and have had no issues ever since.
If that doesn't work, try your card at stock instead. I bet it's one or the other.
I returned my GPU to stock frequencies, and will trial the game after this P95 task
Edited by JoshHunter - 4/12/11 at 3:32pm
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post #39 of 43
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no probs here.....u should have bought INTEL Lol
my set up is Intel and I have a lot of prods with the game
http://www.overclock.net/newreply.ph...ply&p=13097750
don't know that
my pent D plays it fine on stock
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Prime95 says my system is chugging along just fine, according to a 5-hour test. For closure, i'm just going to say that ported games suck balls n_n
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