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Spyyder0
03-08-2008, 01:47 PM
ok, I usually play full screen and when im in full screen my fps is usually around 170-210 in a 8 player race, but if I use windowed mode it stays around 75fps, but sometimes the fps will jump from 75 to 60 and the game seems to pretty much freeze for a second. Anyone got a remedy for this? I already tried turning off my AA/AF to no avail. :no:

Ebits21
03-08-2008, 01:54 PM
Don't think there's much you can do. In fullscreen the game can set the videocard to the optimal resolution and other settings, whereas it can't in windowed mode.

Fullscreen should always be faster. It has to do with directx (what programmers use) and how it controls the modes of the videocard.

Spyyder0
03-08-2008, 02:04 PM
(what programmers use)
I'm a programmer. =o

I figured that the fps would be lower in a window, but over 100fps drop is crazy but im not worried about that, its the freezing that is the problem. It messes my drifts up hard and makes me crash. Its like the game just randomly drops 20 or so frames for no reason.

I dont have this problem with any other games, I never see more than a 20fps difference between windowed/fullscreen. Maybe its my OS(XP x64) or Ill try updating my gfx driver see that helps.

I guess Nexon didnt know that OpenGL > DX.

Ebits21
03-08-2008, 03:19 PM
I kno rite x_X
... well they would still use dx for sound and controls, but still.

A1Coffee
03-08-2008, 06:05 PM
make sure you don't have any laggy prog's running...my comp sux so if i have internet on while playing kart in windowed mode especially i lag crazy...

but windowed mode does provide me with a clearer screen and such....

Dutchkid989
03-08-2008, 08:14 PM
Whoa, I only get 30-45 FPS in Kartrider. You self build that computer?

Spyyder0
03-08-2008, 08:37 PM
Whoa, I only get 30-45 FPS in Kartrider. You self build that computer?

yes, but its not that great. you must have an ancient pc. =D

make sure you don't have any laggy prog's running...my comp sux so if i have internet on while playing kart in windowed mode especially i lag crazy...

but windowed mode does provide me with a clearer screen and such....

I'm a performance freak, so the only things running are the things that need to up, which is usually just trillian but the reason i want to play in window mode is so I can IM ppl between races.

Dutchkid989
03-08-2008, 09:51 PM
yes, but its not that great. you must have an ancient pc. =D



I'm a performance freak, so the only things running are the things that need to up, which is usually just trillian but the reason i want to play in window mode is so I can IM ppl between races.

Only 512 Mb of ram and Integrated graphics. =(

Spyyder0
03-08-2008, 09:54 PM
Athlon 64 4000+ @ 2.5ghz
1.25gb or ram
geforce 7800GT slightly OC'd

no doubt that the integrated gfx is ur biggest problem.

NoodleCup
03-09-2008, 06:07 AM
I run on a mega computer like neck sun does. ^^
24/7 Mega Computer babeh ` !
This is how I play gold $_$

akprince
03-09-2008, 12:31 PM
when kartrider is in window mode, i always lose XD. i think that the main problem is that the fps stutters.

Gizmo
03-15-2008, 02:12 PM
my computer is the same that astronauts use, it costed me £1000000000000000 dollars and it can fire lazer beams. it has 10000000gb of RAM and has a unlimited hardrive, it has windows pwnage which is a operating system only astronauts can use. sometimes it goes on a killing spree.

Spyyder0
03-15-2008, 03:54 PM
my computer is the same that astronauts use, it costed me 1000000000000000 dollars and it can fire lazer beams. it has 10000000gb of RAM and has a unlimited hardrive, it has windows pwnage which is a operating system only astronauts can use. sometimes it goes on a killing spree.

FAKE! Microsh!t would never make a OS called pwnage.