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I have w10 and upgraded to an amd radeon rx6800xt. Trying to run gpl in opengl i get black menus but it runs, when i enter the track i have corrupted graphics (some textures show up white) and it sooner or later crashes or hardlocks the system. So that option seems out with amd gpu.
With direct3d v2 i can run gpl just fine at all 16:9 resolutions, but as soon as i select my native screens res 2560x1080 and then try to enter the the race track after menu, i hear sound for a split second then it crashes to desktop. I dug around thru the forums, web and solutions for a few days and tried a lot of things suggested but to no result. I tried the old 2004 demo (doesnt run with old rasters) as well as the new 2020 one too, same behaviour.
I also tried to run with linux mint but i am not ready yet to make the switch to it and my tests in a vm were a bit wonky.
Any ideas and things i could try appreciated.
83 Views · 3 Replies ( Last reply by Jumi2 )
I used to be relatively happy with the graphical performance. I could get a solid 36 or 60 fps from inside the cockpit at the back of the grid at most tracks, but would suffer a significant frame rate drop in F10 view.
After replacing the monitor, given the higher resolution, I was expecting a further drop in performance. Instead, I now get solid 36 / 60 fps at the back of the grid, regardless of view, even at Spa 67.
As I mentioned, the only change was the monitor and , obviously, changing the rasteriser resolution.
I can’t work out how this could be. Any thoughts?
I should note that the old monitor was plugged into a DisplayPort port while the new one is plugged into an HDMI one.
47 Views · 2 Replies ( Last reply by entdgc )
I've updated (read "overhauled") my PC six months ago and got Windows 11 Pro N, which is just the Pro version but for the EU market, and GPL was working like a charm. No glitches, no issues, absolutely no problems at all bar the fact that OGLV2 was off-limits for some reason.
After a formatting session I had to do because of Windows wanting t screw up the MBR table on the SSD it was installed upon, I had to reinstall Win 11... and all Hell broke loose.
In short, everything works, even the audio... for every app but not GPL: GPL shows a crisp and clear image, plays well, but it has consistently no audio.
I've tried all the following:
- Uninstalling and reinstalling the Chipset drivers, the Audio drivers, even the GPU drivers.
- Uninstalling and reinstalling the DX9 redistributable and the various dependencies it has.
- Disabling the exclusive control over the audio by the apps in the Windows audio properties...
Just short of a new formatting and/or buying a dedicated soundcard here, I must say.
My specs are as follows:
- Windows 11 Pro N
- MoBo: MSI B450 Tomahawk Max II (with Realtek ALC892 chip)
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
- GPU: AMD RX 6700XT 12GB
- 32 GB RAM
- Audio both via HDMI (which I don't use because it's to the screen) and via 3.5" jack connected on the back panel of the MoBo (main audio).
I hope to avoid having to buy a dedicated sound card to fix a screwup that Microsoft and Realtek did... ^^;
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