Sims 2 Framerate/Lag Issue
#1 08-05-2019 
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So I've had several crappy laptops in the last few years that would run The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection on all high settings perfectly. I've recently reinstalled the game on a Windows 10 computer (I'm not sure how to get computer specs or the config-log.txt) and the game loads pretty quickly, everything runs fine until I get into an actual household. Once I do, the game seems to have a framerate problem. This only occurs when my screen is on the sims (there are 3 sims). When I move away from them, the game runs smoothly. I have turned everything to low settings, changed to run as admin, changed the compatibility mode to different versions of windows, but nothing changes. I'd also like to add that I can play The Sims 3 on this computer with several expansions added on medium graphics and it runs pretty smoothly with the occasional lag here and there. As I said, the game has worked on computers that likely had worse specs than the one I'm using now. Any suggestions?

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#2 08-05-2019 
Have you tried setting the smooth edges option to high? That seems to help in these stutter cases.

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#3 08-05-2019 
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(08-05-2019 05:23 AM)leefish Wrote:  Have you tried setting the smooth edges option to high? That seems to help in these stutter cases.

It's usually grayed out but I know there are ways to enable it. I'll try it when I get home.

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#4 08-05-2019 
In case you did not know, you can only change that setting in game when on a lot. If it is greyed out on lot then your graphics rules might need editing.

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#5 08-05-2019 
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(08-05-2019 02:58 PM)leefish Wrote:  In case you did not know, you can only change that setting in game when on a lot. If it is greyed out on lot then your graphics rules might need editing.

That's what I figured. I've seen tutorials so I'll change it and try it out and let you know if it worked. Thank you!

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#6 08-05-2019 
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Installing the Graphics Rule Maker made the game way more playable even on high settings. Thank you for your help Smile

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