Average of 57 FPS but still a problem

By OneZ ยท 7 replies
Oct 30, 2006
  1. i'm getting an average of 57FPS when i'm playing Oblivion but still have freezes, each freeze last for about 1 sec or less but it happen frequently and it's so annoying, do u think it's a compatibility issue...
  2. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,975   +9

    You are running a very graphic intense game, remember. How often does this happen? What are your system specs?
  3. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    How much RAM do you have? What type is it (DDR or DDR2)?
  4. OneZ

    OneZ TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 66

    It happens all the time...a freeze each 8-15 seconds..
    My system spec:
    AMD X2 Dual Core 3800+
    7600GT In SLI
    2GB of Ram ( DDR )....
    it happens with or without the SLI....
  5. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    You have a pretty good machine. Are you running it at high resolution? Too much AA & AF probably?
  6. OneZ

    OneZ TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 66

    I play it @ 1024*768....but i think with two 7600GT i should have no problems even with higher resolution and AA.....
  7. peterdiva

    peterdiva TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,088

    It sounds like loading pauses. The following is taken from the Oblivion guide at Tweakguides.com.

    "One of the best things to do whenever you enter a new area, or load up a save game, is to do a quick 360 degree turn around on the spot, as this will load much of the data before you start moving."
  8. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    I know that two 7600GTs in SLI mode should be good, but Oblivion is a very demanding game. On high settings, it can make a X1950XTX cry.

    Try lowering a bit AA and AF a little.

    Regards :wave:
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