Reduced file streaming (on/off)
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Join Date: Dec 2007
02-01-2012, 08:42 PM
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ok this is a perofrmance optoin, on older computers that have less then the required amount of ram. if this option is turned off it will not stream the data from the hard disk as needed, insted it will load the entire block of data into the ram (random access memory) this inturn causes more of the operating system controle to be forced into the page file, inturn slowing down the system to the point where then system hangs, then you have a crash. even on systems with high ammounts of ram it would be advisable to leave this on. as it helps the game perform better.
10+ years PC tech
This is the opposite of what the blue guy on the previous page said...
So I take it that everyone is still thoroughly confused about this issue.