Poor performance, nVidia GTS 8800
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Join Date: Dec 2007
02-10-2010, 10:06 AM
Athlon 4200+ (939)
4gb DDR400 (Even tho XP only sees 3)
I get the occasional stutter or skip in the framerates, but nothing too serious. But given that the 9800GTX uses the same chip as the 8800s (In 55nm, but still), I think that the issues need to be fixed. My 9800GTX+, even in a dated rig, can play anything else on the market, cranked. STO's the only game in my library with any stuttering or framerate issues at all..
But what's even more irritating are the wavey lines going across the hull when the ship is moving. That's the only thing that I can honestly say I can't live with. As a guy who's crazy for ship porn, having wavy lines going all over the model while it's moving is inexcusable.
The 8800GTX and the 9800GTX are still fairly high-end cards, even if they are a couple generations old. They benchmark very well and handle games that, theoretically, would be MUCH more demanding then STO, yet STO's giving issues?
I hope to see this resolved.