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Cheshire Cat Sep 30, 2013 @ 10:20pm
2.2 gigs of memory?
My laptop I'm using has 2 gigs of memory (i know thats crappy) but I was playing today, and the game got super crazy slow once launching my ship... and i had to ctrl/alt/del to shut it down... and saw the game was using 2.2 gb memory... is this a memory leak or bug? or i that how this game is gonna roll?
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Traveless Oct 1, 2013 @ 12:41am 
how big was the ship you made? if you're using too many large ship pieces it can slow right down.
The Jesus Oct 1, 2013 @ 1:55pm 
Probably debug code
Cheshire Cat Oct 1, 2013 @ 10:11pm 
I made a ship with a cockpit, 1 hull, like 20 of the same turret and like 4 or 5 engines? i dont remember exactly but i think i created the universe with like 40 sectors and 8 or 10 factions or whatever... maybe that had something to do with it? Its really odd... ive pretty much repeated the situation on a different save and it seems ok but if i go back to that one its crazy pointless... maybe i just did something dumb... oh ya and maybe this has an effect on it but i had forgotton to add subsystems to the ship... so it like didnt move or nothing... no idear if that affects it...
ownomics Oct 1, 2013 @ 10:34pm 
According to the store page, 2gb is the minimum for this game with 4gb being recommended.
I could be wrong, but I'm pretty sure that means "anything between 2gb and 4gb or above should run the game stable".

When one of my sticks kicked the bucket and I was left with 2gb, I couldn't play BF2 without running out of memory at some point. A large chunk of your memory will be taken by the OS, anyway - so that doesn't leave much for your entertainment, but I digress, and your OS might not have as much bloat as mine does.
Cheshire Cat Oct 1, 2013 @ 11:10pm 
ya im on windows 7 with a pretty fresh install so im not too bloated... but ya i did some experiments and seems only that one game hogs memory with no apparent reason... I play alot of games that say 2+ gig recommened etc, with little trouble... but this is an alpha nand not yet streamlined...
zeroxxx Oct 1, 2013 @ 11:49pm 
2.2 GB memory? o_O Even those AAAs I consider as 'bloat' don't take that much memory. I'll come back later to check when the game's been optimized. As it stands, I pass the current sale.
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Date Posted: Sep 30, 2013 @ 10:20pm
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