Saturday, December 6, 2008

Stuttering Gameplay on (AMD) Dual Core Systems

I just built a new PC for Left4DEad with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ processor. I loaded XP Pro SP2 and immediately encountered a severe stuttering problem playing L4D.

L4D was completely unplayable ...

So I installed the AMD Dual Core Optimizer and hoped that this would fix the issue - but alas it did not.

The solution that I found was to disable Multicore Rendering in the Video Options as follows:

Let's hope that there is a permanent fix from Valve soon!

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