I have been beta testing a game called Horizons.
Since the old axiom software sells hardware is true, I decided to tweak my system.
Today the part arived.
Ge-Force 2 64mb
384 CPU ram
Ge-Force FX 5200 256 MB
1024 CPU ram.
Knowing that a lot of good systems out there were having a hard time running this game smoothly I wasn't expecting anything jaw dropping. However, I certainly wasn't expecting ANYTHING WORSE!
My old specs use to run the game at a playable rate. Nothing great, low settings and I could run it in windows mode but just barley (music would get choppy with lower FPS). Now keeping the in game settings the way they were (low) and adding my new hardware, it is nearly unplayable. The music is choppy, lower FPS, and the animations no longer walk they slide. AHH!
The only thing keeping me from crying myself to sleep is that I tested my system with the final fantasy bench mark before and after my adjustments.
The higher the score the better.http://www.3dgamers.com/dl/games/fin...fxib2setup.txt
Prior to the upgrades it scored a 795 in hi-rez mode
After it scored a 1578 in hi-rez.
So the increase in performance is there its just not showing up in horizons.
Anyone heard of something like this?
I hope it just needs some video card adjustments, since this damn card has so many settings.
Any FX users have any suggestions. What to put video settings on, anti-aliasing settings, anisotropic, whatever the hell that is.
I tried just putting them all to the highest settings, and I think that made it worse.
I know the FX 5200 is a crappy card and the geforce 4Ti can out preform it, but i didn't think my old 64 MB geforce 2 could out preform it.
To say the least I am confused.
Prior to and after the upgrade i am running direct x 9.0b
I have the latest 52.16 nvidia drivers.
Thanks for any suggestions.