Game freezing

  jonnyboy1967 13:34 30 Dec 2007

Hi guys i hope you can help, I have just purchased and installed Call of Duty 4, i had to install a new graphics card and all was going well but then the game freezes for a second every so often is there any reason for this.

  [email protected] 14:14 30 Dec 2007

sounds like it's page filing how much ram do you have?

  [email protected] 14:18 30 Dec 2007

if you posted your pc specs and operating system may help more.

  jonnyboy1967 14:38 30 Dec 2007

where do i find them ???

  Armchair 14:46 30 Dec 2007

You should now your CPU, RAM, and GPU, if you intend to use your PC for games. Every game has a minimum and recommended specification (see the back of the game box). Really, your PC should be well better than the recommened in order to run smoothly.

Start > Run > dxdiag

That page shows your Processor (CPU) and Memory. Then click the Display tab for your GPU (which you've just bought, anyway!).

  jonnyboy1967 15:52 30 Dec 2007

Thanks, this is what it came up with i hope it helps

Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: AWARD_
System Model: AWRDACPI
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.80GHz
Memory: 512MB RAM
Page File: 372MB used, 876MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: G73
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_02E2&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_A2
Display Memory: 512.0 MB
Current Mode: 800 x 600 (16 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor
Monitor Max Res: 1600,1200
Driver Name: nv4_disp.dll
Driver Version: 6.14.0010.9147 (English)
DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 8/11/2006 19:42:52, 4496128 bytes

  Starfox 16:16 30 Dec 2007

Minimum specs for Call of Duty 4 are
2.4Ghz cpu
Nvidia Gf 6600 graphics card
512mb ram

So graphics card should be ok, looks like your cpu might not be powerful enough?

  Armchair 16:19 30 Dec 2007

Call of Duty 4

Recommended Specs

CPU: 2.4 GHz dual core or better is recommended
RAM: 1GB for XP; 2GB for Vista is recommended
Harddrive: 8GB of free hard drive space
Video card: 3.0 Shader Support recommended. Nvidia Geforce 7800 or better or ATI Radeon X1800 or better

Minimum Specs

CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 2.4 GHz or AMD(R) Athlon(TM) 64 2800+ processor or any 1.8Ghz Dual Core Processor or better supported
RAM: 512MB RAM (768MB for Windows Vista)
Harddrive: 8GB of free hard drive space
Video card (generic): NVIDIA(R) Geforce(TM) 6600 or better or ATI(R) Radeon(R) 9800Pro or better

I see you're running it at 800 x 600, but even so...... Your old Pentium 4 CPU is way below the minimum spec. Your RAM is the absolute minimum needed to run the game. Your GPU (ie that 7300 GT) isn't far above the minimum, either. You need a much better PC to run the game smoothly.

  jonnyboy1967 16:32 30 Dec 2007

Thanks guys i new youd cheer me up lol So in other words i just gotta live with it or buy a new comp

  iscanut 16:34 30 Dec 2007

CPU & memory not sufficient !

  Armchair 16:57 30 Dec 2007

Harsh, but true, jonny! Anyway, do you not look at the box when you buy PC games?

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