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Why is Doom3 running like crap?

mazeroth

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I have an Athlon 2800+, GeForce 6600GT, 1 gig 3200DDR Corsair, and an 80gig Maxtor ATA133 HD. The game is running just fine in 1152x864 with 2x AA enable. However, whenver I'm walking around the first base (just bought the game) whenever I walk into a new room in the base the game halts for about 0.5 to 1 second to "load" the room, then it runs fine again. Is this a memory issue? Any idea how I can fix this?

Thanks! :rockout:
 
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#2
I would say its memory if it only occures when going to a new part of a stage. But 1GB should be more than plenty for Doom3... I play on 512 MB and high settings, but only with a 1024x768 resolution and its good. Try lowering your resolution a bit and see how it goes.

-Dan
 

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bad bios seti. i had same prob...
 
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Are you running the 1.3 patch?
 
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Doom3 is also known for the stutters as it was designed to load areas like that at strategic locations in the level. You should try seeing it on my rig. ;)