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Games Lag at start of gameplay (Offline)

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Last response: in PC Gaming
August 13, 2012 11:33:09 AM

Hi, I dont know the correct term to describe this, but when i try and run a game such as GTA 4 or Batman Arkham City on max settings for the first few seconds of gameplay the game lags. (This is offline gameplay i just cant think of another way to describe it).

After about 3/5 seconds gameplay is fluid for as long as I play it.

This isn't a problem I was just wondering if there's any reason for it?

My hardware is:
AMD FX-4100
XFX Radeon HD 6850
8GB Ram (DDR3)
650W PSU

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August 13, 2012 12:56:56 PM

Slow hard drive? It might still be loading stuff :) .
August 13, 2012 1:32:31 PM

Naa i have a 500MBPS SSD if anything its not that
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August 13, 2012 1:36:13 PM

You have both of those games on the SSD?
August 13, 2012 2:29:41 PM

one would have to look at game code and routines to answer that properly
August 13, 2012 3:01:42 PM

Sunius said:
You have both of those games on the SSD?

Ones on the SSD ones on a HDD both of them do the start up lag. I also have just cause 2 which i noticed doesnt do it, which is stored on the HDD