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    Thumbs up GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    Defragment just the GTA IV Profile Folder:

    Gives an average increase of ~5FPS

    Instructions:
    [Microsoft Official Download]

    Download that contig.exe file and place it in your GTA IV directory.
    Then create a shortcut desktop and have a commandline at the end( -s) and it should look like this:
    "X:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\Contig.exe" -s

    Then run it and wait till it close's because that means it's finished it can take anywhere from 5 to 20minutes to complete depending on your system. I gained 5 fps outside and 10fps inside after this tweak.

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    Turn Off Video Capture:
    Sometimes known to give an average of +5FPS
    Just go to Options -> game ->clip capture off .

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    Remove GTA Graphics Menu Restrictions:

    To allow for manual increase and optomisation of graphics settings.

    In the GTA Folder: X:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\ create a text file using notepad and call it 'commandline.txt' and add the following code:

    Code:
    -norestrictions -nomemrestrict

    Updating nVidia Drivers to Specific GTA Version [v180.84]:
    Code:
    http://www.nzone.com/object/nzone_gtaiv_downloads.html
    Cache Optimising Tools:

    Its pretty easy, you download CacheBoost and let it running in the system tray, it wont allow your memory to fill up and it will solve the stuttering lags after a few minutes of playtime, the textures not showing at all and some other issues.

    I hope it helps you all, it surely helped me, now i can play smoothly without problems.

    Download Cacheman

    Hope these tips helps.........
    Last edited by Hamilton; December 25th, 2008 at 10:23.

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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    Quote Originally Posted by Eeshan View Post
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    Remove GTA Graphics Menu Restrictions:

    To allow for manual increase and optomisation of graphics settings.

    In the GTA Folder: X:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\ create a text file using notepad and call it 'commandline.txt' and add the following code:

    Code:
    To allow for manual increase and optimisation of graphics settings.
    
    In the GTA Folder: X:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\ create a text file using notepad and call it 'commandline.txt' and add the following code:
    the following code section ta bujhlam na .. which code?? i mean is this the code u wrote in box?


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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    sorry, post edited..........



    ^^you have to do it like this and then start the game and go to your graphic options. Now you can set them however you like. even if you don't have the memory for it........
    Last edited by Hamilton; December 25th, 2008 at 10:40.

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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    good tips. but I was already able to play with 40+ FPS. maybe they'll increase it. gonna check soon..

    This is what I get from my PC:

    Statistics
    Average FPS: 47.80
    Duration: 37.19 sec
    CPU Usage: 70%
    System memory usage: 81%
    Video memory usage: 97%

    Graphics Settings
    Video Mode: 1280 x 1024 (75 Hz)
    Texture Quality: Medium
    Render Quality: Highest
    View Distance: 38
    Detail Distance: 34

    Hardware
    Microsoft® Windows Vista" Ultimate
    Service Pack 2, v.113
    Video Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series
    Video Driver version: 7.14.10.630
    Audio Adapter: Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)
    Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz

    File ID: Benchmark.cli
    Last edited by cRush; December 25th, 2008 at 11:39.

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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    Dont Forget to download the offitial GTA IV PC patch :

    Additional Info:


    The patch contains a variety of fixes including:
    A fix to the crash after legal screen that some German customers were reporting.
    Numerous improvements to the video editor: Smarter naming of videos, improved rendering quality, better FX during replays
    Fix to bowling while using certain sensitive mice
    Fix for ATI 1900 shadows
    Overall savings to memory
    Graphic improvements to particle systems and mirrors
    Multiplayer character settings are preserved
    Support for DirectInput controllers. Note: The current hack way of supporting these controllers may not work with the improved functionality. So we recommend you remove the hack before upgrading to the patch.

    Issues with power management software have also been fixed (slow speed, double speed issues). Even after the patch comes out setting power management software to maximum performance is recommended. We’ve seen cases where power management software does not detect the game is running and puts the CPU in green mode.

    Besides the patch we’ve also improved the way the Social Club handles data this should have greatly reduced or eliminated the MMA10 error. If you are still receiving this error after logging in and out of Social Club we would like to know as much info as you can about it.

    Make sure to grab the latest ATI and Nvidia GPU drivers.
    Click here 2 download
    Do not Benchmark after applying the patchIt may crash your game........(i've heard)

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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    I did those steps a long time ago.You can turn the bloom(On by default) off.It gave me a 5fps boost from 25 to 30.I have 3Gb ram now.Don't feel like uploading the specs catalogue.Use google and i'm almost done with this game!

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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    uninstalling it soon... pretty bored with it again...

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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    Yeah!16GB is ginna be free very soon.I can almost taste that space now!

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    Default Re: GTA IV PC :: System Tweaking Tools & Tips

    Best GTA Game ever.. Mannnn I love it! Its worth every piece of money I spent for it (250 tk :-))...
    Thanks Eeshan for the tips.. but I can already play the game fine.. gonna check those.

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