Hello folks, Iam here to once again rage a little bit on this optimization thread. GTA IV is a game which is almost 5 years old now. And still, yes, still hasn't been optimized. I remember buying this game and the EFLC expansion on day one when they were released for PC. I remember the game had quite a lot of bugs and optimizations issues, I played it on medium settings on my computer back then (C2D 8500 ~ 4.06 GHz, 8800 512 gts updated to nvidia 295 GTX in 2010, 8 GB ram and win 7 64bit ). Even then I was experiencing a lot of stuttering , but I finished the game and both expansions with almost 90% completition on all of them (I never quite managed to get all those pigeons and the other collectibles in those two expansions) But I was having fun nevertheless, despite that utterly bad optimization. And now after 3 years I finally managed to buy a new very high end computer, the specs are as follows MB: Asus Maximus V Formula CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K ~ 4.6 GHz GPU: Gigabyte GTX670OC-2GD SLI RAM: 4x4 GB Kingston 2133 Mhz DDR3 SC: SB X-Fi Titanium Champion OS: Windows 7 ultimate x64 SSD: 240 GB C4 crucial And after installing the game on the pc I was disgusted by the performance, I mean with everything maxed out I only get around 50 fps with fps drops to unpayable 30 or 25 fps... Vastly frustrated I uninstalled it immediatelly afterwards and the one thing left was a sharp and sour feeling of helplessness... I was very pissed off at the decision made by rockstar not to announce the new GTA V for PC, but now Iam happy, because we won't be getting this same unoptimized garbage on PC again and I won't be disappointed and disillusioned as I was with GTA IV, don't get me wrong fellas, I still rate this game very high on my personal top10 list. I apologize for the long text, but hopefully somebody will read it and endorse it. Iam off to play some Max Payne 3 and Tomb Raider, two recent games that are actually beautifully optimized and nicely ported on PC with dx11 effects and all the goodies that we , the PC folk like. Thank you for the space to express my frustration and I bid you farewell in your endeavours
well it was until I played the game and the whole time I had the shadows enabled it was almost uplayable...huge lag, stuttering appeared almost the whole time I was outside, and even inside the 1st niko`s apartment where the graffiti`s are the framerate is below 15 fps , or even 10 fps and it is unplayable...I mean I have the newest chipset and graphic drivers, I have a processor clocked above 4 GHz, I have leadtek Geforce 295 GTX with 1792 memory and 8 gigs of ram and a windows 7 64-bit and still I cant play that freaking game at high ... I mean even the in game settings tells me I have only 900 mb memory available , I mean what kind of crap is that when I have almost 2 gigs on my graphic card...
Hello, After I update the game to the newest patch 22.214.171.124 and I try to run the game, the new social club window appears so I type my previous data in and then hit the play button, the I see the status progress bar above the username saying that it is loading and then "Succesfully logged into Social Club and the window closes. Then the CD ikon appears near my mouse cursor and after that nothing happens...Iam stuck , anybody is having the same issue? I have C2D 8500 ~ 4.06 GHz, nvidia 295 GTX, 8 GB ram and win 7 64bit.
Hello I recently played some gta iv online , but after , sometimes 10 , sometimes 15 mins , it freezes, the whole game just stopped working , I hear only the sounds... and had to restart the game....anyones else having this issue? just a random freeze crash.... my rig is c2d 8500~4.06 ghz, 4 gb ram, gf 8800 GTS 512 a sb x-fi platinum, and I`ve just formated HDD & newly installed vista 2 days ago , so this cant be a problem wich Iam responsible for, any ideas why this is happening to me rockstar?