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Slowdown

Discussion in 'rFactor' started by Eckhart von Glan, Aug 11, 2009.

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  1. Eckhart von Glan

    Eckhart von Glan

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    hi, another technical problem:

    I have re-activated my rFactor lite for the new Enduro-Mod, did a clean install, put in the mod and some tracks, everything's fine.

    Joining my first online race in the mod yesternight here at RD I got a huge slowmo effect something like 5-10 mins into the race. We're talking about one frame every 30secs. I had to quit.
    My team pointed me at the "racing in the dark" changes in the player file, so I dutifully did that.
    Put up a test race with 25 AI and time accelaration x25 as was the case last night.

    Same problem.

    lowered the graphics.

    Same problem.

    Turned off the replay.

    Same problem.

    Bit at a loss now. When I first installed rFactor 12 months or so ago, it worked like a charm, both offline and online.

    Now this.

    Any ideas?

    Must say that I had to install a new mainboard in the meantime, but it's the same build as the old one I used a year ago.
     
  2. Bram Hengeveld

    Bram Hengeveld
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    Do you experience this only in rF or also in other games Eckhart?
     
  3. Eckhart von Glan

    Eckhart von Glan

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    well, haven't played anything else with the new mainboard, will try over the next days
     
  4. Krister Larsson

    Krister Larsson

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    A brand new same make mobo or an old one?
    Anyhow I would check the BIOS to start with.
     
  5. Dietmar

    Dietmar

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    You mean the board is the same model or are you using the same installation of windows?

    If it is the same installation of Windows... hmmmm.... I would fear that some driver are slowing you down and I would go for a clean install (maybe a test installation on a separate partition?).

    Same mobo model.... then I would check, as Krister indicated, the BIOS. Maybe the mode for your PCIe slot in which you have th graphic adapter is wrong.
     
  6. Eckhart von Glan

    Eckhart von Glan

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    sounds very helpful, I am way to stupid to understand what you mean :) I am technically an analphabet (ask Krister, most of his graying hair is from my noobie-techno-questions on our home forum ...)

    will do a fresh windows install at the end of the week. will this sort the BIOS (I doubt it ...)?
     
  7. Eckhart von Glan

    Eckhart von Glan

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    brand new (was difficult to get, 4.5 years old)
     
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