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goldeneye:playerguides:troubleshooting [2018/11/01 22:20]
soupcan Updated core affinity instructions to include a permanent solution not involving third-party software.
goldeneye:playerguides:troubleshooting [2021/05/09 01:44]
soupcan [Stuttering/Inconsistent Frame Rate On Certan CPUs] Update instructions for modern steam client
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-This issue is typically observed when running the game at very high resolutions, e.g. 4K. Try setting the display resolution to 1080p or lower:+This issue is typically observed when running the game at very high resolutions, e.g. 4K. The highest tested resolution is 2560×1600; higher resolutions may give unexpected results. To change the display resolution when the game menus do not display properly, follow these steps:
  
   - Go to your Steam library   - Go to your Steam library
   - Right-click **GoldenEye: Source (vX.X)**   - Right-click **GoldenEye: Source (vX.X)**
   - Click **Properties**   - Click **Properties**
-  - Click **SET LAUNCH OPTIONS...** +  - Under **LAUNCH OPTIONS**, enter the following, replacing ''2560'' and ''1440'' with your screen'width and height as required. **Do not exceed 2560x1600**.\\ ''-w 2560 -h 1440'' 
-  - Enter the following, replacing the 1920 with your desired screen width and 1080 with your desired screen height\\ ''-w 1920 -h 1080'' +  - Click **OK** and close the properties window
-  - Click **OK** and close the properties dialog+
   - Launch the game to see if the issue is resolved.   - Launch the game to see if the issue is resolved.
   - You may at this point remove the resolution setting from your launch options, or it will ignore your in-game setting and reset the resolution at every launch.   - You may at this point remove the resolution setting from your launch options, or it will ignore your in-game setting and reset the resolution at every launch.
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-When using newer processors with high core counts, you might experience stuttering. To resolve this issue, bind the game to using one CPU core:+When using some newer CPUs, you might experience stuttering. To resolve this issue, bind the game to using one CPU core:
  
   - Go to your Steam library   - Go to your Steam library
   - Right-click **GoldenEye: Source (vX.X)**   - Right-click **GoldenEye: Source (vX.X)**
   - Click **Properties**   - Click **Properties**
-  - Click **SET LAUNCH OPTIONS...** +  - Under **LAUNCH OPTIONS**, enter the following command:\\ ''<nowiki>C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /S /C start /AFFINITY 4 "." %command%</nowiki>'' 
-  - Enter the following command:\\ ''<nowiki>C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /S /C start /AFFINITY 4 "." %command%</nowiki>'' +  - Close the properties window
-  - Click **OK** and close the properties dialog+
   - Launch the game to see if the issue is resolved.   - Launch the game to see if the issue is resolved.
  
 Notes: Notes:
  
 +  * Source engine launch options can be added after ''%command%''.
   * This example command will launch the game on the 3rd logical core (CPU 2). The affinity is hexadecimal.   * This example command will launch the game on the 3rd logical core (CPU 2). The affinity is hexadecimal.
   * On systems with HyperThreading (HT) or Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT), where the system has 2 logical threads per core, this affinity represents running on the 2nd physical core. On systems without, it represents running on the 3rd physical core.   * On systems with HyperThreading (HT) or Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT), where the system has 2 logical threads per core, this affinity represents running on the 2nd physical core. On systems without, it represents running on the 3rd physical core.
goldeneye/playerguides/troubleshooting.txt · Last modified: 2021/05/09 01:46 by soupcan