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d2thez
10-02-07, 07:24 PM
I have transitioned to Vista x64 and have UT2003 installed and fully patched. I am using nVidia drivers 163.69 WHQL.

Whenever I play UT2003 online I get constant slowdowns, and I mean extreme. When I play single player they are absolutely fine. But online only is a crawl.

I run an Athlon x2 4400+ on an eVGA NF4 SLI mobo with an eVGA 7900GT graphics card and 2GB of DDR400. Any ideas?

nekrosoft13
10-03-07, 10:28 AM
by slowdowns you mean FPS? or lag?

d2thez
10-03-07, 07:06 PM
My pings are fine and while stating the FPS they are constant 70s or higher. What is odd was when I turned on the "stat all" command for the game which shows all sorts of statistics for the game while it runs, the problem stopped. When I turned the stats off, it came back.

It isn't slow fps or lag, the best would to describe it would be like moving through sand or in slow-mo.

d2thez
10-06-07, 07:13 AM
Wel it looks like I figured it out. It seems UT2003 doesn't like Vista automatic Cool & Quiet. When I turned power settings to high performance the CPU clock shifts changed and the mollasses gameplay stopped.