How Will GTA IV Run On Windows 8 Professional?
Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:19 PM Edited by RockstarGames123, 05 December 2012 - 04:12 PM.
run Grand Theft Auto IV because I have Heard that it have some compatibility issues.
Please Help me I want to try this game on windows 8 pro and DX 11.1(I think its in windows 8 pro )
My PC specs:-
OS- Microsoft« Windows 8 Professional
CPU- Intel« Core I7 2600K 3.80 GHz (Intel® Turboboost-Enabled)
RAM- Corsair« Dominator GT 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz
HDD- Western Digital« 2TB 7200 RPM
SSD- Corsair® Fore Series 3 240GB Sata-III 6GBPS
Motherboard- ASUS« P8P67-M
GPU- EVGA« Geforce« GTX 580 1536MB GDDR5 384-Bit
CPU Cooler- Cooler Master« V8
PSU- Cooler Master« 800-Watt
CPU Case- Cooler Master® HAF 922
Thanks In Advance.............
Posted 04 December 2012 - 12:25 PM
2nd: u should be able to run IV smoothly (both u got a strong rig and W8 gives FPS boosts in games compared to the fps in W7)
btw, no issues on the compability, it works like it does in W7, but remember to install Net Framework 3.5.1 or else games that doesn't use Net4 wont launch
Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:17 PM
Thanks, any help would be appreciated....
Posted 05 December 2012 - 04:21 PM
Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:40 PM
Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:07 AM
Posted 09 December 2012 - 12:59 PM
|QUOTE (RockstarGames123 @ Dec 5 2012, 16:17)|
|If I bye one more EVGA« Geforce« GTX 590 3GB then will there be any performance difference between GTX 580 1.5GB GDDR5 and GTX 590 3GB GDDR5. Which patch should I use to run it properly without any lag and texture popups in Windows 8? Please answer me and what would be the performance if I SLI the GTX 580?|
GTA IV does not support Multi-GPU (SLI and CrossFire) and depending on the situation multi-GPU can even decrease the performance of the game so that's not a good idea. GTA IV Patch 184.108.40.206 has the best performance of all patches but the shadows still look weird, but they look better on the patches 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168. These both patches need more VRAM than the 4th patch but your system is not bad at all so I do not think that this will be a problem.
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