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thomsonSMG

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My 8gb nVidia can only only use 4gb of vram according to ENBoost. I really want to know if this is to do with DirectX 9's outdated API or if it is with the graphical driver. 

 

I am SERIOUSLY contemplating getting a 2nd card on my spare PCI slot just for this purpose. (can you even duel boot video cards???)



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4GB is the limit for 32bit applications, you can't use any more. The new shiny edition is 64bit which solves the problem, you'd do better to wait for that. 



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But I've heard that people with Windows 7 have not this problem? I just want to know who's got it working before I spend any more time and money on this issue.



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That is a problem with Windows 8 and above with direct x 9 programs, the brand of GPU won't change anything.  Unfortunately the only thing you can do is switch to windows 7 or wait for the remaster.



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Does running the game on compatibility mode work? I tried but couldn't figure which .exe to adjust. 







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