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Windows 7: The Force Unleashed Slow framerate... a fix?

22 Aug 2010   #1
charliebrown28

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (64-bit)
 
 
The Force Unleashed Slow framerate... a fix?

Hello evry1!!!

I just wanted to know if any of you guys knows how to fix the terrible low framerate in star wars the force unleashed ultimate sith edition. Not even patch 1.2 fixes it!!! Any ideas on how to fix it? I'm not holding my breath tho, the game seems to be crapoola no matter what you do , is it because I'm using Windows 7? or the fact that it's 64bit edition??


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22 Aug 2010   #2
richie1913

windows7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

The couple of times I have had this problem and I know for a fact I have tried all the updates and i know my computer can run it with no problems,the thing that fixes it for me is to run it in compatability mode for xp service pack 3 + run as admin.I had a problem with fear 2,it was jerky as hell until i ran it under comp mode for xp.
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22 Aug 2010   #3
smarteyeball

 
 

Are you talking about choppy framerates, or the 30 FPS cap?

Then again, the 220 GT isn't a particularly powerful card so you'll probably have to set it on the lowest settings that the extremely limited graphic options allows.
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22 Aug 2010   #4
NoGoodNamesLeft

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Maybe try Game Booster? Not sure really.
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22 Aug 2010   #5
charliebrown28

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Are you talking about choppy framerates, or the 30 FPS cap?

Then again, the 220 GT isn't a particularly powerful card so you'll probably have to set it on the lowest settings that the extremely limited graphic options allows.
Im talking about choppy framerates, sometimes it slows like hell, yeah the GPU I'm ussing isn't the gratest but it runs all my other games without pain at high settings (RE 5 it's running at 50fps 1920x1080 and the ghostbusters game too, another badly coded game hehehe) I mean damn, this machine excedes the recommended requirements for that game lol. Im gonna try that run as admin. tip. Thanks for your replies.
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22 Aug 2010   #6
smarteyeball

 
 

It's been that long since I played this game, I can't really remember any 'tweaks' I may have used.

However this may be worth a shot:

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Go to, C:\Users\(UserName)\Application Data\Local\Aspyr\Star Wars The Force Unleashed\

Right click on Config.xml and click edit. Notepad will open. There will be a file name <s id="LowDetail">0</s>. Change the 0 to 1 and save it. Now you can play the game, with offcourse some low details. But details will not be that bad and game will be very playable in large area fights.
I didn't use this, so I can't guarantee it will help.

IIRC, v-sync had an impact on this game - but I can't remember if forcing it on or off actually helped

Sorry mate, as I said it's been a while since I played this and I can't really think of any other possible tweaks
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23 Aug 2010   #7
charliebrown28

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
It's been that long since I played this game, I can't really remember any 'tweaks' I may have used.

However this may be worth a shot:

Quote:
Go to, C:\Users\(UserName)\Application Data\Local\Aspyr\Star Wars The Force Unleashed\

Right click on Config.xml and click edit. Notepad will open. There will be a file name <s id="LowDetail">0</s>. Change the 0 to 1 and save it. Now you can play the game, with offcourse some low details. But details will not be that bad and game will be very playable in large area fights.
I didn't use this, so I can't guarantee it will help.

IIRC, v-sync had an impact on this game - but I can't remember if forcing it on or off actually helped

Sorry mate, as I said it's been a while since I played this and I can't really think of any other possible tweaks
Hey thanks for your suggestions, im gona try this too, thanks again man.
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06 Sep 2010   #8
satanrules666

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Hi i am trying to play this game on a ati hd5850 and the graphics are all blurry i cant even see darth vader and u can make out storm troopers but they are insanely tiny and ages away im running ati 10.8 which is the latest driver so i really duno

i can play every other game without any issues like mafia 2 which i can play at a constant 60 fps
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08 Sep 2010   #9
zijincheng

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

This is whatt you do. I had the exact same problem. There is a place where you can set the graphics settings, set it on lowest, and there should be a check box just below the low medium high settings, uncheck that and you should be able to play without choppiness.

If it doesn't work please post a pic of the graphics settings page.
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09 Sep 2010   #10
satanrules666

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I ended up fixing this by right clicking the ati tab down in the taskbar and set the anti aliasing and anistropic filtering to application managed this is under the 3d setting stupid game with really bad graphics management
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