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Thread: V-syncing Terran Conflict
07-11-2011, 09:04 PM #1
V-syncing Terran Conflict
Intel i5 760 (4x 2.80GHz/8MB L3 Cache)
Generally, V-sync fixes any screen-tearing issues, but I can't find a workable solution for X3: Terran Conflict. Granted, I'm running at basically full eyecandy (native res/1920x1080, high texture quality, 4x AA, 4x AF), but in all other aspects, the game is smooth and loverly. Apparently Catalyst's program override settings aren't helping. I might dive into the 250-page-plus thread at Something Awful and see what pops up -- in the meantime, any ideas? I'll try turning down the eyecandy and maybe even some compat mode sorcery and see if that helps.
Thanks, guys. Thauys.
07-11-2011, 09:56 PM #2
Are you forcing the driver to v-sync?
07-11-2011, 10:01 PM #3
07-11-2011, 10:03 PM #4
That's what I meant, Catalyst - Forceware drivers. Anyway beware of newest drivers, often they're unstable and it's worth having the last stable instead.
08-11-2011, 12:29 PM #5
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09-11-2011, 04:10 PM #6
Thanks for the suggestion, Mistabashi. I meant to try that last night, but ended up tweaking stuff via Catalyst and in-game options. Another wrinkle -- it doesn't tear when windowed in 1920 x 1080, only full-screened. Very odd.
According to Dxdiag, I'm behind on my Catalyst driver by one update and my audio is still running the very first driver, which is a no-no (though the audio works fine). I'll try this stuff next, then ATI Tray Tools. Failing all of that, it'd be time to start sacrificing children.
11-11-2011, 04:44 PM #7
Welp, I've updated my audio and gfx drivers and gave it a shot, but no dice. Played around with some other configurations -- low quality textures, AA off, AQC on/off, etc -- and still no love. So I tried ATI Tray Tools and, unless I set it up incorrectly, it wasn't my knight in shining armor either. I was able to display FPS, though, and I'm consistently between 60-70. I've noticed the tearing is not just happening on the planets, either. It's just more noticeable.
I know everyone with a PC is playing Skyrim nonstop today and tomorrow and forever, but if a dxdiag-literate gentleperson could kindly take a look here and maybe impart some advice, I'd be most appreciative.
30-11-2011, 07:21 PM #8
This problem is not causing me any X:TC.