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Windows 7: Need For Speed Shift: Weird stutter

21 Jan 2010   #1

Windows XP
Need For Speed Shift: Weird stutter

My system specs are in my profile.

The game runs perfectly on Windows XP 32-bit. But when I play it on Windows 7 64-bit, I get this weird rhythmic stutter.

It's very similar to what happened to this user on the game Race Driver GRID:
Weird Slowdown problem - Codemasters Forums

I have that game too but I don't have that problem. Instead I have the problem on NFS Shift. Basically its that slow down but it happens faster and in a rhythmic pattern. Not really a framerate drop but similar to a microstutter.

I tried what was suggested on that forum. Here's what I've also tried:

Compatibility mode in Xp SP3, Vista, Vista SP1, Vista SP2.
Disabling visual themes and such
Updating audio and video drivers
Reinstalling the game
Lowering the graphics settings

So any help?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

Did you clean install 7 or upgrade?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
23 Jan 2010   #3

Windows XP

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Did you clean install 7 or upgrade?
Clean install. Well I made seperate partition for 7 as you can't upgrade from XP to 7.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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