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Old 08-01-05, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default Hmm....OS upgrade got rid of my EQ2 stutter issue.

Well I finally got EQ2 to run at acceptable levels and at a decent if not very good visual quality custom mode on my rig. I upgraded my BIOS, added a total of 2 gigs of ram and over clocked my CPU from 2.2ghz to 2.4ghz and it still stuttered.

Then I decided to upgrade from Windows 2000 to Windows XP Home edition w/ SP2 and now EQ2 runs good...if not great in a lot of areas. I don't understand what happened but for me my stutter issue is gone and I hope it does not ever come back. Now I am not saying this is a fix for anyone else but damn if it did not work out for me in a very good way.

P.S. I also did tweak my BIOS settings as described in the EQ2 tweaking article, along with a doing few other tweaks mentioned there. Of course this was before I upgraded to Windows XP though.
Operating System: Windows XP /w SP2
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
Processor: AMD 4800 X2 CPU
MotherBoard: Asus A8N-E Nforce 4 Ultra
Memory: 2 Gigs RAM
Video Card: PNY NVIDIA GeForce 7900GT 512MB GDDR3 RAM
Sound Card: SB Audigy 2 Platinum
Cdrom Model: LITE-ON LTR-52246S
HardDrive Model: Maxtor 160GB Diamondmax Plus - 6Y160P0

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