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RoGuE
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[Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 21st, 2017, 2:39 pm

How to reduce FPS lag and increase performance in GTA:SA
1. Lower Graphic Settings
  • Press ESC while you're in-game.
  • Go to Options > Display Setup > Advanced
  • Lower your Graphics & Resolution to Increase your FPS ( Lower Resolution, Draw Distance, Frame limiter and Visual FX Quality )
2. Close Unnecessary Background Programs
  • Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC to open Task Manager.
  • Close unnecessary programs that can have a big impact on your in-game lag. ( Torrents, Music Streaming, Internet Browsers and other downloaders )
3. Uninstall GTA Modifications
  • You have to install a new fresh copy of GTA:SA without mods.
  • Remember to save a backup when you're installing mods.
  • If you're using modloader, Disable all the mods.
  • Make sure you're not using any ENB, CLEO and other mods.
4. Scan your computer for Malware
  • If you don't have an Anti-virus software, You can buy a one. ( There are Free Anti-virus softwares you can download )
  • Or you can use Windows Firewall / Defender.
  • Scan your computer for malware and Delete them if you find any threat.
5. Update your Graphic Drivers

6. Checking Overheat
  • Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC to Open Task Manager.
  • Select Performance Tab and check for Overheating. ( If It's over 90 )
  • Clean your PC ( Open the cover of your laptop / desktop and clean it slowly with a vacuum cleaner ).
  • You can use a cooling pad if you're using a laptop / Cooling system ( Air / Water ) in your desktop.
7. Set gta_sa.exe priority to high
  • Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC to Open Task Manager.
  • Select Details tab.
  • Right click on gta_sa.exe and set priority to High.
  • Right click on Affinity and select 1.
8. Re-install GTA San Andreas
  • Try a new copy of GTA if It's not fixed.
Possible problems & solutions for FPS drop / lag
Last edited by RoGuE on January 21st, 2017, 3:03 pm, edited 1 time in total.


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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 21st, 2017, 2:47 pm

Great guide once again!

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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 21st, 2017, 4:05 pm

Great guide, It will be useful for new players.

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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 21st, 2017, 4:15 pm

Helpful
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RoGuE
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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 21st, 2017, 5:51 pm

Thanks everyone

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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 21st, 2017, 6:27 pm

Thanks :)

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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 21st, 2017, 10:23 pm

some newbies will like it :D
Feel free to FPM or PM me ingame if you need any kind of help!

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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

January 22nd, 2017, 2:42 pm

Oh nice, thank you mate it really helped me alot with my shitty ass PC, thanks once again keep it up !!
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Re: [Solution] How to increase FPS and Performance

December 7th, 2017, 3:23 am

Nice one 😎1
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