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Old 01-02-2013, 06:55 PM   #1
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Default SF won't work on new rig

I just got a new rig and loaded my Steel Fury game. When I try to get in the drivers seat nothing happens. I checked the Game Options and it tells me I don't have enough memory on my video card, I have 2gb, and 16gb of ram. The card is a Nvdia GFX660, and a Intel i7 3770 quad core processor.

I have windows 7 64bit, does anyone have any suggestions on how I can make this work ?

I want my Steel Fury
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:24 AM   #2
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You could try,

'Video options' settings:

  • Select 'no video setting restrictions',
  • Uncheck 'desktop resolution'.
-Try different compability modes (Windows XP SP3 for example)

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Old 01-03-2013, 07:26 AM   #3
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Default SF and Nvidia

This seems to only or mostly happen with Nvidia gpus.I have the game on a laptop and a laptop putfitted with ATI gpus and I have no issue.But on my Qosmio with an Nvidia I get the same message.The game plays fine though.I have seen dozens of posts on this forum and on the Graviteam one about the guys with the same problem and all had Nvidia video cards.Could be because of the way shaders work in Nvidia products...

Hunter ICX advice is sound .If you have Optimus on your rig I would also suggest you go into the Nvidia panel control and ensure that your game defaults to the Nvidia gpu rather than to the crappy Intel HD graphics. Using the 3D options optimize your options( disable Vsync, reduce AA to the minimum or pick the Application Controlled options.)

One thing is true the game is not optimized to take adavantage of multi core processors thus have an i7 quad core will not necessarily guarantee the best performance...
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:27 PM   #4
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Thanks frinik and Hunter for the information, I'll give it a try and see what happens.

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