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post Dec 8 2010, 04:38 PM
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After updating to the latest patch, my game will only use low graphics mode and 1 view distance. I have a nvidia 260 card (like 850 meg mem) and used to run the game in medium and high graphics mode with no issues, even with view distance up to 100 in medium. Sinc ethe patch, it will no longer let me even select anything but low graphics mode, and the view distance will not adjust past 1.

It still shows my free mem in the view, saying i have plenty of free video mem.

What gives? Anyone else have this issue? I hadnt played gtaiv in a while, and want to but this is ridiculous.
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post Dec 9 2010, 11:23 AM
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The PC version of GTAIV has always had problems. They rushed it out and didn't optimize the graphics and ram usage. The patches seemed to have made most peoples games worse or unplayable. I re-installed recently, and i found that the only way i could get the game to work was to install patch 1 then patch 7. Now it works kind of ok. I still cant have it on full settings even though i have more than enough graphics power and DDR3 though...

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