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Games run too fast? o.o

By israfilrules
Jun 12, 2010
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  1. I just recently bought BG&E(and old game released sometime around 2002), But when i started it, it ran so fast i couldn't play it at all, the audio, on the other hand, played fine but was unable to catch up with the game. i played this game on a PS2 at my friends house, and it played perfectly. I tried to find a solution to this and found out that there are programs that make your PC run at maximum and slows down the game, but it doesn't work for me. any ideas? Oh and I've notice that this problem doesn't occur when playing newer games.

    my computer specs:
    Intel(R) i5 processor 3.20 GHz
    2GB of RAM
    Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 1gig memory graphics card

    Thanks in advance :)
  2. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,288   +7

    I'm not sure but you might try setting the CPU affinity to a single core for the game.
  3. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

    We have had this before on TS, what do you mean by too fast? Its sped up like a Benny hill skit?
  4. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yes exactly like a Benny hill skit, fast forwards everything, not like the fps is high and it runs fast and smooth.
  5. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    isn't i5 processor a single core already? or am i a total noob and didn't understand what you meant?
  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

    The i5 is a dual core, he meant to go into task manager and allow the game to run only on one of the cores, by setting the affinity.
  7. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oh, well tried it, still nothing, i mean still ultra fast.... what is my CPU that good?
  8. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

    again...
    Look at the software requirements for the game,more likely it is incompatible with Vista/7, or even XP
  9. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It's compatible with XP and thats my OS.

    Minimum Required:

    CPU: Intel and AMD processors, 700 Mhz
    Operating System: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
    Memory: 64 MB with 98SE, 128MB with ME/2000/XP
    Drive Space: 2.2 GB (2260 MB)
    Video Card: Direct X 9 compatible with T&L and 32 MB RAM, GeForce1 256 or Radeon 7200
    Sound Card: DirectX 9 compatible DirectX version: 9.0b

    Recommended & Preferred Configuration:

    CPU: Intel and AMD processors with SSE, 1.3 GHz
    Operating System: Windows 2000 (service pack 4)
    Memory: 128 MB RAM with 98SE, 256 MB with ME/XP/2000
    Drive Space: 2.2 GB (2260 MB)
    Video Card: DirectX 9 compatible with T&L and 64 MB RAM, Geforce 3 or Radeon 9500
    Sound Card: EAX Advanced HD compatible DirectX version: 9.0b
  10. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

  11. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I did answer your question LOL

     
  12. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88


    oh ....alright then..thats more like it:p:haha: see above (the edit in my last post)
  13. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

  14. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

    I assume you tried a reinstall of the game?

    That is strange, now i want to know what that is.
  15. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    About 10 times lol

    some people say there are programs to slow down your pc, but most of them don't work and some kinda work, they just give me lags and not slow down anything
  16. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

    The only solutions I see are the affinity,turning off power management, and updating the dual core drivers. Other than drinking about half a dozen cans of Amp while you play...im stumped.
  17. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    well, thanks for trying dude. :)
  18. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

    sure,Im still looking things up., you have my curiosity. I will post it if i see anything that is not yet tried :)
  19. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,897   +88

  20. israfilrules

    israfilrules TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Tried that cpukiller thing, as i've said before this doesn't work for me for some reason :(

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