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StudioStuStar Feb 16, 2014 @ 7:28pm
Horrible Lag
So I decided to give ME1 another run-through, but suddenly it is lagging horribly. I have spent several hours researching a fix, but nothing seems to work. It appears to be a rather common problem, too. Here are my specs:

Windows 7 Home
Intel Pentium 3GHz 32-bit
Radeon R7 240

Let me know if I left anything out.

So far I've tried updating drivers, made sure I have the latest patch, disable v-sync, disable film grain, disable Steam Overlay, compatibility mode, run as admin, .ini file tweak to disable smooth framerate, and defrag. Nothing has worked one bit. The framerate stays about 10-15. I tried running ME2 and it runs smooth as silk. I'm at a loss, can anyone help?
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Omega117a Feb 17, 2014 @ 12:13am 
ME1 just had a terrible PC port job. There isn't too much you can do to get around that without using different hardware to see what works.
StudioStuStar Feb 17, 2014 @ 9:47am 
That's what I was afraid of. It used to run great on my previous video card. Well, if anyone knows any other tricks I can try it would be greatly appreciated!
Start_Running Mar 2, 2014 @ 5:41pm 
Set the Filtering to Anti
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Date Posted: Feb 16, 2014 @ 7:28pm
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