How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.  (Read 4351 times)

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #30 on: July 04, 2020, 21:37 »
All I remember is he was called Jan and was (I think) in Vienna. I'll try to track him down.

Do you have a particular set of skills in order to accomplish this task? O:-)

Skills that make you a nightmare for people like him?
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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #31 on: July 04, 2020, 23:54 »
All I remember is he was called Jan and was (I think) in Vienna. I'll try to track him down.

Do you have a particular set of skills in order to accomplish this task? O:-)

Skills that make you a nightmare for people like him?

Skills that make him the perfect candidate to take those smileys and bring them back.  :D

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2020, 15:15 »
For Windows 10 May 2020 and later, there are now DX9-on-DX12 and DX11-on-DX12 native modes. Explanation
It is not globally enabled, each application has to specifically request it.
This file will request it.
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Just download the latest release, copy the d3d9.dll next to the executable of the game you want to run, and start the game. Make sure to use the x64 one for 64-bit games, and the x86 one for 32-bit games (you probably want the latter).

UT2004 32-bit version is only DirectX8 which alone isn't enough to work, but it works in combination with d3d8to9.
(I always preferred the 32bit version, due to better audio and not randomly crashing.)

So far it has not caused any issue for me.
It's also allowing me to use radeon overlay without crashing or lagging.

Running a ut2004 12 bot match as benchmark with my settings returns these results (10 run average)
Code: [Select]
=============||MIN||=========||AVG||=========||MAX||==============
STOCK 50 262 356
D3D8TO9 78 308 420
D3D9ON12 107 314 443
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Use at your own risk!!

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #33 on: November 18, 2020, 19:50 »

[...]

Running a ut2004 12 bot match as benchmark with my settings returns these results (10 run average)
Code: [Select]
=============||MIN||=========||AVG||=========||MAX||==============
STOCK 50 262 356
D3D8TO9 78 308 420
D3D9ON12 107 314 443
==================================================================

Use at your own risk!!

Finally you reveal your hax level and how you monitor it.  >:D ;D

I might try this out the other day -I'm not unhappy how my game runs, but maybe this improves it further for me.

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #34 on: November 18, 2020, 21:10 »
It works for me. You can just remove the dll's to swap between using them and not.

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #35 on: November 19, 2020, 21:07 »
I find turning off the wifi helps, although the missus generally complains if she is still awake  >:D
Even with fast fibre, I was getting packet loss the other week, but then there are about 7 wireless devices on my network (phones, tv, laptop, printer, ipad thingies).
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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #36 on: November 20, 2020, 00:05 »
Thank God I play on a mint install without tweaks or binds on a decade old laptop, no need to worry about things like this. It runs like crap no matter what.. :P
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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #37 on: November 21, 2020, 00:26 »
 :o  :'(  :))

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #38 on: November 22, 2020, 16:19 »
For some reason, I think it forces my intel gpu (im not 100% sure) instead of nvidia and even the mouse in the main menu of UT is super laggy. I have forced nvidia for ut in nvidia control panel but still it doensnt work.

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #39 on: November 22, 2020, 17:07 »
Thank God I play on a mint install without tweaks or binds on a decade old laptop, no need to worry about things like this. It runs like crap no matter what.. :P
You play?  8)
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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #40 on: November 22, 2020, 22:52 »
Thank God I play on a mint install without tweaks or binds on a decade old laptop, no need to worry about things like this. It runs like crap no matter what.. :P
You play?  8)
Have yet to gut you...!
Lol. You wish. When I play, and it's sadly rare, I look up the most populated ONS server with a ping that doesn't suck and fire away. This covid thing has taken up way too much time lately (professionally) so my dreams of rebuilding slaughter and mapping skills have been a bit demolished. I had this great idea for a map that would work well for freezing activities, lots of Z, could post some screenshots of it but not in playtest mode yet. My son hates it still so need more work. 
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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #41 on: November 22, 2020, 23:29 »
I had this great idea for a map that would work well for freezing activities, lots of Z

Is it called something along the lines of "...Contrast..."?

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Re: How to reduce lag and make the game smooth.
« Reply #42 on: November 23, 2020, 00:24 »
I had this great idea for a map that would work well for freezing activities, lots of Z

Is it called something along the lines of "...Contrast..."?
Haha, nope, sorry. :D More like ”vertically challenged”..
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