Question on graphics being 'slow'

Dietmar

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Jun 22, 2008
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Hi all,

when I play Race I recognize two things:
Environment things, like trees or mountains appear delayed on the screen and I see them getting drawn.
Especially when I start, there is a hick up in the motions on the screen

Both are not important but a little bit annoying, especially as I bought a new graphic adapter recently.

My system specs E6600 (@2.4 GHZ), 4 GB RAM (but XP32), ATI 3870 based adapter with 512 MB, Asus P45 based mainboard (also just got exchanged due to trouble with the old one).

I thought, that the hardware I have should be sufficient. Playing in 1600x1050 with full details.

Is this something that I just have to accept?

Thanks!
 

Attila Domján

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Dec 26, 2006
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What is your ingame view distance setting? if you have it on close, then could be that things you see getting drawn, i have set mine to the max, i think it is called Very Far or similar.
 

James Yates

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Feb 19, 2008
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What is your ingame view distance setting? if you have it on close, then could be that things you see getting drawn, i have set mine to the max, i think it is called Very Far or similar.
Yeh that's it Atti^

It may also help if you turn the Level of Detail up to 150%
 
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Ingo Voellinger

Your graphiccard is fast, but not fast enough for full details in a high resolution with AA!
But if you set special effects and shadow quality on low then the game should run fluid.

I always wondered what the details option does.
I tested on the track in Pau and i didnt spot an object at 150% that wasnt there with 50%.
It seems to only affect draw distance.
 

James Yates

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A 3870 should run Race 07/GTR Evo maxed quite easily - i could max Race 07 on a AMD 3200+ single core and a nVidia 7800GT...
 
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Ingo Voellinger

lol, when i say max, i mean maxed out and completely playable aswell :)
Thats the problem :)
"Completely playable" can be anything between 10 and 100 fps.
For me its 75 fps because thats my monitors refresh rate.
I play with low effects and shadows because it looks not fluid with vsync at 70 of 75 fps.
And without vsnyc transparent lines go over the screen.
 

Dietmar

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Jun 22, 2008
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Increasing the view distance (was before 'far', now 'very far') and the details (before 100% now 150%), seems to solve the problem. :becky:

Did not do a long test, but a comparison in Macau shows a significant difference! Thanks guys!

(I already got scared by Ingo's post :))

Running AA level 2 (just picked something when I configured, will play around a little bit with it later)
 

James Yates

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Feb 19, 2008
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Increasing the view distance (was before 'far', now 'very far') and the details (before 100% now 150%), seems to solve the problem. :becky:

Did not do a long test, but a comparison in Macau shows a significant difference! Thanks guys!

(I already got scared by Ingo's post :))

Running AA level 2 (just picked something when I configured, will play around a little bit with it later)
Anything above Level 4 seems to glitch on Race 07 and actually looks worse. You could always force 16xAA and 16xAF in the graphics card drivers.