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Old 10-13-05, 03:52 PM   #1
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Default Serious Sam 2 retail problems, impressions...

I just got the game.

It's fun and looks very good.

My problems:

The movies stutter and the game freezes my pc at times when it loads a movie or during a movie.


I have a high end sli system w/ plenty of memory, etc. I installed the patch. Any ideas on these problems?

What Nvidia vid drivers are you using if you dont have any problems?
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Old 10-13-05, 04:12 PM   #2
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It has to do with the sound. Lower your sound acceleration. It alsohas some issues with dual cores.
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Old 10-13-05, 04:20 PM   #3
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It has to do with the sound. Lower your sound acceleration. It alsohas some issues with dual cores.

I set affinity for one processor and the problem persists.

Which sound acceleration do you change?
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Old 10-13-05, 04:26 PM   #4
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Goto - start - run - dxdiag - sound - hardware acceleration slider ( set to Basic)

http://forums.seriouszone.com/forumdisplay.php?f=366

I hope that works for you, there was another fix that I cannot find, had to do with OpenAL.
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Old 10-14-05, 12:22 PM   #5
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I've read on the Serious forums that for this same issue & people with a Audigy2 or 2ZS need to update there drivers. Supposedly the latest beta's solve this issue.
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Old 10-14-05, 12:32 PM   #6
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I've read on the Serious forums that for this same issue & people with a Audigy2 or 2ZS need to update there drivers. Supposedly the latest beta's solve this issue.
Do you have a link for these drivers per chance?

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Hmm, no problems at all, no stutter, using old creative drivers.
What settings you guys running the game?
I have all in max, including AF x16 and HDR, with high AA
Aniwhay to bench the game, or game demo to bench?
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250,000x better than the demo.....i luv it
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I still can't find it in my area.
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I didnt realise it was out to buy yet.

Anyway I just ordered it of play.com, normally shipped within 24hrs.
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