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Problem with Shadows on GTA:SA

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  • Jamcraftadam

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Posted 11 June 2014 - 07:16 PM

Hello! I recently purchased a new gaming PC, here are the specs:


GPU - AMD Raedon 6670 (2GB)

CPU - AMD FX-6300 6 Core Processor (3.4 GHZ)

Mobo - GA-78LMT-USB3


OS - Windows 7 Home premium (X64)


When I switch the graphics from Low to Medium, I instantly experience a jitter in my FPS when playing, especially when near the shadows of trees or dense objects.


Is there anyway I can optimize my Hardware, Game Or OS to fix this problem?


Thanks in advance!



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Posted 12 June 2014 - 12:17 AM

I would have to say that your machine doesn't like medium settings.
Leave it on low.

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Posted 17 June 2014 - 01:17 PM

This is an AMD issue. (Even I have a Radeon HD Series GPU). Only fix is to set Visual FX Quality on Low only. The game is NVidia optimized only.

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 09:27 AM

I know that with in-game AA and shadows enabled it eats up a LOT of FPS on my AMD card.


I'd recommend turing AA off in-game if you haven't and instead use the AA that comes with SweetFX and then enable the shadows.

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