Your Computer Specs, Whats best for GTA3?
Posted 06 July 2002 - 04:26 AM
Posted 06 July 2002 - 07:57 AM
GeForce 2 Ti 64mb ddr
Sound Blaster Live 5.1
My gta work real good 40-50 fps (at 640, 16bit) but when i raise it, it lags a bit
Posted 06 July 2002 - 09:07 AM
Gf2 MX 400 64mb running nVidia dentonator 29.42 drivers(latest)
Win XP Pro
Getting the new thing in the geforce series as soon as it gets out... Its too late for gf4... WANT gf5
Im going to get the game today(i think..)
Already downloaded the patch cuz everyone seems to have trouble..
Posted 06 July 2002 - 01:55 PM
MSI K7T-Turbo mainboard
AMD Athlon 1200 Mhz
128 mb Sdram
40 Gb Maxtor HD
Gforce 2mmx-32 mb
52x speed cd-rom
I Have the game running at 640x480x16 and the first 15 minutes a have a smooth 30 fps, but after those 15 min. The game begins to have slowdowns, and thats f*cked up!!!
My pc is fast enough to have Max Payne in a resolution of 1024x786x32. So why not GTA3???????
I think its because of my small amount of memory, but the biggest problem of course is the game it self, hopefully Rock* brings out a new patch soon, where they do handle these problems!!!!
Posted 06 July 2002 - 08:28 PM
Athlon XP1800+ (1,5 Ghz)
512mo DDR PC2100
Asustek A7V-266E (266A Via chipset)
C-Media audio (integrated)
Asus Geforce3 Ti200 - Detonator 29.80 WHQL
2x IBM 7200 40Go
windows XP Pro
USB pad (thrustmaster)
max detail (depth)
all options turned on (even trails, i love them)
frame limiter ON
constant 30fps everywhere, drop to 27/28 with rain.
without Frame limiter - totally jerky, too much lag,
fps going to 70fps, then down to 25 without any reason. unplayable, thks to rockstar for didn't even optimised their engine for the PC.
yes, 30 fps isn't what we could expect from a pc game, we usually play games at 60+ fps...but we should be happy to even play GTA3 considering actual PC gaming health.
Posted 07 July 2002 - 03:21 AM
256 mb Ram (forget which kind )
Geforce 2 100/200
thats the important sh*t.
It runs kinda okay, but it all seems like its in slow mo... not really laggy, just slow mo. Its wierd.
Posted 07 July 2002 - 04:26 AM
512 MB of RAM
ATI All-In-Wonder Radeon 8500 w/ 128MB of RAM
Creative SoundBlaster PCI 512
60 GB harddrive (and will be accompanied by an 80 pretty soon)
Abit motherboard...as far as I know.
As my computer stands right now...
Used to run like a dream...
Now, whenever I shoot my gun for more than 5 seconds, it freezes. Siiiigh...
Posted 07 July 2002 - 07:00 AM
1G DDR @ 333Mhz
GeForce3 Ti500 @ 265Mhz clock and 575Mhz Mem.
80G ata133 maxtor hdd
60G ata100 maxtor hdd
13G x2 Raid segate hdd (although XP raid would work better)
32x16x40 lite on
SB Audigy...(the 1 with da panel)
56Gay Modem (god i hate them )
u cant get anythin' btr 2 run gta3 .. ..
word LAG doesnt even exist (@1024x768)
Posted 07 July 2002 - 08:28 AM
-Voodoo5 5500 AGP (64MB)
-Soundblaster Audigy Gamer
-256MB PC2700 DDR RAM
-80GB ATA100 7200RPM w/8mb Cache (special edition )
-Abit SD7-533 MB (SiS 645 chipset)
Before I had onboard sound and it was freezing in certain situations. But now that I have the soundblaster it runs fine GeForce4 here i come!
Posted 07 July 2002 - 11:34 AM
20 gig hd
Xtasy Geforce4MX440 64 MB
1024x768 current res
at first when i was running Windows2000 it kept crashing and restarting my computer but i switched to Windows98SE and tweaked some setting in the display options and now it runs without flaw
Posted 07 July 2002 - 12:03 PM
P4 2.53 Ghz
1024mb RAMBUS RDRAM
SB Audigy Platinum EX
GeForce 4 Ti4600
Win XP / Win 2000 Dual Bootable
It runs a lot faster than the PS2 version, it maxes out at about 90-100 frame rates.
The only problem i know is that if youre running an intel 845G chipset (im not) and your processor is less than 2.0 GHZ and you have a Geforce 4 ti series card with 128 mb ram on it, the CPU can not keep up with the graphics card and as such gets confused as to what its doing.
He who laughs last, thinks slowest
Posted 07 July 2002 - 08:40 PM
MSI K7t266 Pro 2
80GG, 7200RPM Maxtor HDD
PNY GeForce 3 - 64MB
256MB PC2100 DDR
Sound Blaster Live! X-Gamer 5.1
3DMark2001 Score - 7595
Its a homebuilt system, cost about $500, and PERFECT performance. Always at about 60FPS, running in 1024x768x32, w/ everything all the way up (gotta love that draw distance) I dont know why some people are having bad performance out of gta3. *shrugs* it might be because of that EVIL active desktop. TURN Active desktop OFF! It slows down EVERYTHING! not just GTA3. And use *.BMP wallpapers, not JPEG or GIF.
Posted 07 July 2002 - 09:23 PM
256 MB PC2100 DDR
40 GB MAXTOR 7200
Tornado GeForce 2 MX 400
AC 97 Audio...
with win 98 se:
really GREAT PERFORMANCE without frame sync and limiter
but with winxp pro:
all the subtitles and meny letters are squares and the shadows in the game too, but the game runs really good, near to great the same as when u thick 'disable texture' in 3d analyze...
AND THAT IS WITHOUT PATCHES..
So guys is there any fix for gta3 on winxp, cuz i try it on 2 PCs (the another is with intel 815 chipset), with the newest drivers but the squares are there.... 10x
Posted 08 July 2002 - 04:46 AM
Intel Celeron 465 Mhz
256 Mb SD Ram
10 Gig HD
Geforce 4 Mx 420
Windows Xp Professional
Dont believe me look
I think this is great!! for my sucky pc that is..
Posted 08 July 2002 - 08:56 AM
3D Prophet II MX400
Posted 08 July 2002 - 09:01 AM
Posted 08 July 2002 - 07:32 PM
Posted 09 July 2002 - 02:25 AM
40 GB HD
32 MB Nvidia GeForce 2 MX
17" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Conexant V.90 56K Data Fax Modem
Windows XP Home Edition
Dell Dimension 4300
I have my resolution set at 800x600x32 in game. Runs at a pretty steady pace but slow at times when in chase or constantly changing radio. A little sketchy at times when you look off into the distance.
Posted 09 July 2002 - 06:57 AM
128mb 2100DDR Crucial
Iwill Xp333R Mobo
Verto Geforce2 Mx400 64mb SDRam
8.4 Gig Hard Drive
Well Gta3 starts out ok but as I play longer it gets choppier and choppier to the point that it is unplayable. And this is on the first island, once i get to the second island its over... too choppy to play. It doesnt seem to be graphics/processor but more slower/older Hard drive and lack of ram (128) sooo, until I upgrade anybody have any suggestions? I've already ran Scandisk and defragmented my HD but still have the same effects.
Oh yeah Im running 640x480x16
Posted 09 July 2002 - 07:10 AM
Posted 09 July 2002 - 07:16 AM
Athlon xp 1700+
2x256Mb 266DDR Ram
Hd Quantum 20Gb UDMA100 7200r
Creative GeForce 4 Ti4200 64Mb
SBLive! player 5.1
No windows, CPU or GFX tweak. Audio on HD and NO-CD Crack. A patch that turn off radio (i found it in this forum).
Smooth in all islands at 800x600x32, full distance details, limiter on, sync off, D3D set to best quality, agp aperture size set to 256Mb.
Posted 09 July 2002 - 08:50 AM
Gigabyte GA-GF1280 (GeForce2 MX) GPU (205c/195m)
Maxtor 56 GB, 7200 RPM HDD
512 MB PC133 SDRAM
Windows ME with 94% free resources (96% if I take off my firewall).
3237 points on 3DMark2001
800x600x32, dynamic acoustic modelling, Miles 2D sound, full draw distance, and no patches.
Test time : 2450750ms (About 40 minutes.)
Tested : High speed, Callahan Bridge, 6-star wanted level, rain, fog, cut-scenes, etc.
Fraps log :
2002-07-09 00:24:01 - GTA3
Frames: 65287 - Time: 2450750ms - Avg: 26.639 - Min: 13 - Max: 31
What's changed since the last test:
Level 1 anistropy instead of Level 2 anistropy.
0 LOD bias instead of -3 LOD bias
GeForce2 compatibility mode instead of Max Acceleration
Overall improvement :
Average is 4 fps higher.
Minimum is 5 fps higher.
Posted 11 July 2002 - 01:05 AM
384 MB PC800 RDRAM
60GB 7200rpm HD
Leadtek 128MB Geforce4 TI4400
19'' Trinitron Monitor (100Hz refresh)
Run at 1280 x 1024 x 32bit with 4x AA and no noticeable slowdown.
Posted 11 July 2002 - 02:15 PM
384Meg @ 133
128Meg @ 100
40G 7200rpm HD
Sonic Fury sound.
800x600x32 pretty laggy usually. not happy with it.
3D Mark2001SE - 3252 which I don't think is very good either.
Posted 11 July 2002 - 03:49 PM
nViDia GeForCe 4 Ti4600
1 GB of Corsair XMS PC2700 DDR
120 GB Western Digital
80 Gb Western Digital Special Edition
Two 100 Watt Altec Lansing Systems
GTA3 runs really well on this computer, on my old computer, it was complete CRAP.
PIII 660 Mhz
196 mb of SD ram
Stealth something (damn, can any of you even remember what a stealth is? lol)
Win XP Professional (barely)
Two 100 Watt Altec Lansing Systems
Posted 11 July 2002 - 11:55 PM
1.8 Ghz Pentium 4
256 MB RDRAM
80 GB Seagate
Nvidia Geforce 3 TI 200
Turtle Beach Santa Cruz
I just purchased GTA 3 a week ago. At first I wasn't able to run the game at all, but then I found out about the Windows XP patch. The game now runs ok at 1024 * 768 * 16 bit. Sometimes though the game slows down.
Posted 13 July 2002 - 12:19 AM
FIC Mainboard AZ11EA
(all new drivers)
getting between 35-60fps (peaks at 100+ in some places), no skecthin, no lag, 800x600x16 with Quincunx AA enabled.
I'd post a screenshot of me in the rain cruising along in a Cheeta at 47fps, but i cant be bothered.
I didnt install any of those framerate patches, the sound is running from my hard drive, and i installed that awesome german Radar patch.
Posted 13 July 2002 - 08:16 PM
256 SD RAM
32 MB Nvidia TNT 2 M64 w/ latest drivers
Windows 2000 Professional
I checked the fpm on mine and right at the beginning of the game when you start driving... it goes at about 4 fpm.. the highest it ever went was 10 fpm ....
When you change to the overhead view... the game runs smoother... but there is still a noticeable lag.
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