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I get the feeling you are trolling then : \\. But if you are not bothered to try the suggestions the Fellow OCN members have taken their time to type up, then Im not sure why you even bothered asking for help.
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Update the drivers. 10.3 are ancient .
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post #53 of 65
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Originally Posted by farmdve View Post
I don't want to update the drivers becuase it's too much of a bother. I am a lazy person. I for an example, have not reinstalled Windows 7 for a year and above.

I don't shutdown the computer either, just maybe put it to sleep.

As for ram, i don't have money.
If you're that lazy I'm surprised that you can be bothered to play a game which involves some amount of thought to solve puzzles. Updating drivers is like a 5 minute job, give it a try and see if it solves the issue. Currently you're getting about the same performance I used to get on source games with a 7800GT and a single core AMD.
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post #54 of 65
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I get the feeling you are trolling then : \\. But if you are not bothered to try the suggestions the Fellow OCN members have taken their time to type up, then Im not sure why you even bothered asking for help.
^This, I've had a 5870 and a 5770, the later drivers definitely improved performance.
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everything maxed 1080 16aa 16af very high and high opn everything constant 70 fps
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Originally Posted by ChronoBodi View Post
update your graphic card driver. that's like me not being able to play Dragon Age 2 on nvidia cards on DX11 mode because all drivers previous of 270.51 will not run it properly.

Also, 2GB of RAM? Seriously? and you have a 5850, come on, put another 2GB of ram in, some games will hoover up RAM like nothing: Civilization 5, Crysis 1, etc...
Ya Civilization 5 and Crysis 1. NOT portal.


All of my games, use around 500 mb of RAM except for higher end games, like Crysis. Source engine games run fine even with video encoding going on in the background (k not fine little choppy ).

edit: Stop trolling & update your drivers!

Seriously, people like you on OCN are extremely annoying. People who ask questions like "is my 3ghz quad core bottlenecking my mid ranged cards durrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr herp derp.".
Edited by Zackcy - 4/20/11 at 11:12am
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post #57 of 65
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Originally Posted by farmdve View Post
I don't want to update the drivers becuase it's too much of a bother. I am a lazy person. I for an example, have not reinstalled Windows 7 for a year and above.

I don't shutdown the computer either, just maybe put it to sleep.

As for ram, i don't have money.
Hm. Ok. Just wondering, what method do you use to update drivers? Is it the "disassemble entire computer, re-solder all contact points, re-calibrate GPU fan, re-assemble computer, update driver, shut down, remove GPU, replace it, power it back on method?"

Cos I just click a couple of buttons and mine is done. Just asking.
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I updated the drivers...guess what happened. Catalyst Control Center doesnt open....why does this not surprise me?
I love it when i am right...
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I updated the drivers...guess what happened. Catalyst Control Center doesnt open....why does this not surprise me?
I love it when i am right...
I would've said the same thing if I were you.

Anyway, how is it relevant? Portal 2 doesn't need Catalyst to be open to run, so how is it performing?
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Portal 2 may not need it, but the bright screen does(hurting my eyes). I've always adjusted brightness from the CCC instead of the monitor.

As for portal 2 performance, i haven't tried yet simply because there was a different reason to update them.

When i get the chance to test i will post back.
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