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CARS THQ game running really slow, why?

By foycur
May 18, 2007
  1. I bought the Cars PC game for my boys to play, and after installing I noted that it was really slow. Choppy, and overall unplayable. I have DirectX 9.0c installed, and just picked up a 7600GS 256 MB AGP card; and I've got 1 gb of memory onboard. No one can tell me it's that much of a resources hog! I have most, if not all, of my unnecessary stuff turned off in the background. anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,925   +347

    Perhaps the latest driver for your graphics card?
     
  3. MMDominator88

    MMDominator88 TS Rookie Posts: 119

    Definitely mailpup......he should check the manufacturers website for updated drivers
     
  4. foycur

    foycur TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 114

    Going to head there right now and check it out....although the game is two years old maybe it will work....thanks!!!
     
  5. foycur

    foycur TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 114

    Tried installing the very latest from EVGA's website. No dice. Not all of my games are choppy...but this one my kids love and it just bugs me. ANy other ideas?
     
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,925   +347

    Just checking but did you uninstall the old graphics driver through Add and Remove Programs before installing the new one?
     
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