View Full Version : F.E.A.R. freezes with 97.92, anyone else?

02-02-07, 07:25 PM
using 96.68 x64 drivers that came with the evga 8800GTX I could play fear all day long with no freeses. After installing the 97.92 drivers fear doesnt last more than 10 minutes before freezing up and i have to kill it with task manager. Is there a fix for this or should i just revert back?

problem with reverting back is that the 97 drivers are required for tomb raider :/ wont play with the 96.

Let me stipulate that the game works fine with these drivers if soft shadows is disabled. hmmm why can't i enable soft shadows without crashing?

02-03-07, 02:24 AM
Softs Shadows is buggy and not fully compatible with AA.

02-03-07, 03:39 AM
I play FEAR on max graphics but with SS off and it is perfect. Just disable SS, AA is far better to have than SS.

02-03-07, 05:26 AM
Yeah, that is what I was going to say, probably a conflict between having AA enabled and SS enabled. No worky.

02-03-07, 02:15 PM
ok thanks, i use 2 or 4x aa. stupid soft shadows

02-03-07, 03:50 PM
or vsync?

It doesn't really matter if you go above the refresh rate of your monitor anyways, and can actually reduce IQ due to image tearing, and 60 fps is the limit on many/most LCD's. You'll just end up using more cpu cycles to render frames you won't see anyways.