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Old 06-24-07, 05:30 AM   #80
PaiN
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Default Re: Colin McRae DIRT and patch 1.1

I switched back to XP Pro....because I felt like I really don't need Vista untill around the time of Bioshock and the OS was causing me some trouble in the games I'm playing now....especially DiRT but damn!!! I was not expecting such a stark difference.....First I can't believe what a slug DiRT was under Vista, its got to be running ~40% faster under XP. No slow downs at all no matter how many cars are on the track.(158.22{XP} max settings 1680x1050, 4xAA) Second, the sound is crazy...I switched from OpenAL, DSP-low(Vista) to D3D, DSP-high(XP) ...the surround effect is nuts and is so clean (plus it works, with no drops )
Seems stable too
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