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Random lag spikes

Discussion in 'Stock Car Extreme' started by Vimal Ana, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. Vimal Ana

    Vimal Ana
    Always racing, Always flying

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    Hello fellow Racers,
    Every time i try to play GSCE, i get very bad lag spikes. It lasts for like 15 seconds before going up back to 80fps. It ruins the experience for me:( Anyone has any solutions on how to reduce this lag spikes.
     
  2. DriverJay

    DriverJay

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    Did you try the wombat.dll fix?
     
  3. Guilherme Borghezani

    Guilherme Borghezani

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    vsync on!
     
  4. Anestis

    Anestis

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    Occasionally I had this problem not only in GSC but in rf2 as well.
    Disable record replays did the trick for me.(I think)
    atm I'm testing Record To Memory="1" in yourname.plr and replays enable
    (record replays to memory rather than disk) and it seems to work (have to test it more).
    I have 16gb ram installed so I don't have a problem with this setting and my games are installed on a normal hdd not on a ssd.
     
  5. Christian Militzer

    Christian Militzer
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    I have similar issues with GSCE. Once in a while, the game hangs, I hear the stuttering sound and the monitor turns black. Then, after maybe two seconds the game resumes "normal". Maybe your tips will help me too.
     
  6. Spinelli

    Spinelli

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    Yup, this is one of the first things I do in the player file of all ISI-engine based games, also, the garage LOD or whatever, I bring it down to 0.2 from 0.6. That can prevent major slowdowns when flying down the main straight alongside the pits/pit-lane.

    Also, to the OP, try this http://www.racedepartment.com/threads/large-framerate-boost-w-practically-no-image-quality-loss.97304/
     
  7. Jeans1515

    Jeans1515

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    Game has always been a frustrating mess for me. Never had it work right. Not for long anyways.
     
  8. Spinelli

    Spinelli

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    What's wrong? I'm online quite often racing people and having an absolute blast (People really need to check out DurgeDriven's "F3 Rookies" server). I don't have issues. Driving works fine. Controller works fine. Car-setup works fine. FFB works fine. Races work fine. Etc. What issues are you facing which make it a "frustrating mess" for you?