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Fields/Players get my FPS down

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Splup, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Splup

    Splup Guest


    My comp specs:
    AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+
    3 Gt Ram
    ATI Radeon X1950 GT
    Vista 64 BIT

    When there's 7+ players on my screen my FPS starts going down. Put some fields there and it's Pain. I mean my FPS prolly goes to like 2-3.

    I have played lots of new games with my comp no problemo, but UO Classic Client is really giving me trouble atm.

    Anyone has ideas what this could be about? Could reinstalling game help? Or do I have to go as far as trying to reinstall Windows...
  2. Mapper

    Mapper Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Oct 24, 2005
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    I'd really suggest Windows 7 64bit, But only because its far better, It isn't likely to fix the 2d issue.

    I have a similar issue just making the 2d client unplayable, 99% CPU usage, crashes etc. The EC client however is smooth, So If you haven't tried it, I would give it a try.
  3. Beastmaster

    Beastmaster Guest

    Its about UO not liking ATI graphics processors.
  4. Heimi

    Heimi Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran

    May 15, 2008
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    Happens to me too :( Harrowers are a nightmare.
  5. When I got my new computer with Win 7 on it, I had to say bye bye to the old client. I still miss it sometimes, especially when it comes to the artwork on dragons and wyrms...
  6. Splup

    Splup Guest

    Seems like no solution around?
  7. Lefty

    Lefty Lore Keeper
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    May 17, 2008
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    I doubt it is the graphic card because UO is a Sprite Based Game. Meaning the graphics get rendered through the CPU not the GPU. The only exception is the Enhanced client. That is why most systems do better with the newer games.

    The best thing to do is to free up some cpu cycles and some through put. If you dig around UO Tech you might be able to find my optimization guide.