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Windows 7: GTA IV still lagging...

24 Aug 2011   #1
ltjustas1

W7 64bit
 
 
GTA IV still lagging...

ahh... just bought the game, patched it ( thru steam ) and it still lags... when im on foot i achieve up to 15fps and in car up to 12fps.... i notice that it doesn't drop or go up.... the only places that it doesn't lag in are at home and at the beach ( i get more than 40fps there ) i also tried setting my graphics to minimum and making it on high priority but it didin't help... also i can run crysis 2 on medium graphics with no lag at all... windows 7 64bit nvidia gt 240 graphics card, 8gb ram, Inter celeron cpu E1500 @2.20ghz and 2.2ghz. Thanks!


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24 Aug 2011   #2
Jerbuta

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Yeah I have this problem try downloading the latest patch from Rockstar. Or if else fails check it here:
Can You Run It?
Before I buy any game I check it here

-Reece
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24 Aug 2011   #3
ltjustas1

W7 64bit
 
 

Only my cpu fails strange....i know its very old but even newer games run way better than gta iv... also it's

Recommended: 2.4 GHz You Have: 2.2 GHz so it should run on lowest quality with no lag, am i wrong? ill try to overclock it
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24 Aug 2011   #4
Jerbuta

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

@Itjust Hmm, it should be able to run fine your just a bit below. Tryed turning your graphics down? Try running it in a window it normally helps or if your prefer running it full screen turn the resolution down to somthing like 640x480
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24 Aug 2011   #5
ltjustas1

W7 64bit
 
 

yeah, it does help a bit... goes up to 28fps, but i'd rather not play at that resolution
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24 Aug 2011   #6
ltjustas1

W7 64bit
 
 

Also, i tested Mafia II now and its at minimum too, though i can play it on maximum setting without overclocking just fine, with no lag at all! same with MW 2 i always have 70+fps on it and it says that i can hardly run it ( im playing on maximum graphics )....never goes below 45...
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24 Aug 2011   #7
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

The GT240 is too weak to handle GTA4
Low end cards are not design to run such games
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24 Aug 2011   #8
ltjustas1

W7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
The GT240 is too weak to handle GTA4
Low end cards are not design to run such games
it's a mid-end card, but how can i run all the other games on maximum setting then? it's impossible that i can't play gta IV with my specs...
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24 Aug 2011   #9
Jerbuta

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

GTA IV Requires a good graphics card. If you do decide to upgrade make sure your computer will be able to handle it

-Reece
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24 Aug 2011   #10
ltjustas1

W7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jerbuta View Post
GTA IV Requires a good graphics card. If you do decide to upgrade make sure your computer will be able to handle it

-Reece
ugh, but even that site says that my graphics card is compatible, also it's the 1gb video memory version ;(
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