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Topic Title: gta 4 issues
Topic Summary: downgraded from win 7 64 bit to win xp 64 bit
Created On: 03/21/2010 06:31 PM
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 03/21/2010 06:31 PM
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aohxomen
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my system specs
amd phenom ii 965
8 gigs ddr 2 4x2 pc800
4890 raideon 1 gig
2x 640 gig wd in raid 0
750 watt antec

when i ran gta 4 in win 7 it ran smoothly but in windows xp the fps dip heavely really drags on the eyes did a bench to compare to the one in win 7
win xp 64 bit = 23.2 fps
win 7 64 bit =57.4 fps
so yes all the way thru the game it bogs hard
nothins overclocked then or now
any tips or is my only choice to go back to win 7 64 bit
i have a biostar motherboard i downgraded cause i dont think its quite
compatable with 7 i had several restarts unexplained restarts thats why i went back to xp i no longer have the restarts an besides for gta 4 games play smooth
i had that irratating power issue usually when browsing the web but happenned at other times as well
 04/19/2010 09:59 PM
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minion247
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Well to my knowledge, theres practically no support or updated drivers or anything for windows xp(64 bit), that could be why your gettin such a bad frame rate.

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 04/20/2010 01:27 AM
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GTA 4 = game engine fail. It's totally unoptimized and cr4ppy engine. That added to the lack of support for XPx64 gets about the result you have.

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