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David Petersen

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  1. I have made a proper bug report, so please disregard this thread.
  2. Hello, I’m having some performance issues and hope to figure out if this is something that can be fixed or whether it is simply a hardware issue on my end. To be more specific, the issue I’m having is some very large and often lethal lag spikes. I’m ok with running the game at an average 30FPS as the official system requirements suggests I should be able to, but I’m not too happy about having these lag spikes occur. Here is the report; The type of lag: Overally low framerate, short or long lag spikes? Depending on the graphics settings, but at high settings I can average around 30-60 FPS, depends on what I do in the game. I know that doesn’t make any sense, but that is what the number in the top right corner says(ctrl + F3). I guess the AVG number is an average of the FPS over a short amount of time?! The spikes are high/long on the graph but short in duration. Meaning the FPS drops a lot for a short time. Is it Client or Server lag: Client lag symptoms: The framerate will be low or the screen will be frozen for short or longer durations. The screen will freeze for 1-2 seconds. The frequency depends on graphics settings, especially the viewing distance, but even on the lowest viewing distance I still get these lag spikes. Server lag symptoms: A disconnected icon on the top right corner, have blocks reappearing, animals not moving, broken blocks taking a while before their drops appear The issue occurs on a singleplayer map. If its client lag Whats the framerate and fps graph look like? (hit CTRL+F3 to see) See the attached Screen shot - Nr. 1 and Nr. 2 Whats your graphics settings and what graphics card and RAM capacity do you have? I have mostly played with high settings, but have tried to lower it. Like I mentioned above, the spikes still occur at lower settings although it is less frequent. The screenshots and data supplied are all from high settings. I have turned the Occlusion culling off, but I see no difference whether it is on or off. I have 8GB of memory. My GPU is a NVIDIA Corporation GP107 [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti] Whats the current memory usage? How long have you been playing? Is it single player or multiplayer? I have played for nearly 10 hours on this map. The total memory usage is around 6.5 – 7.0 GB out of 7.74 available (see screenshot - Memory usage) It is a singleplayer map. Make a screenshot of the frame profiler output (hit CTRL+F10 to toggle). Before screenshotting please also type the command .edi to get additional frame profiler output. See screenshot Nr. 3 On just individual lag spikes, please run the command .debug logticks 20 if you are usually above 60 fps, or .debug logticks 40 if you are usually above 30 fps. Let it run for a while and then send us the client-main.txt, it's found in %appdata%/VintagestoryData/Logs. Run the same command again to disable the logging. Please make sure that here too, extended debug info (via .edi) is enabled. I’m unsure how to perform this step?! I ran the command, but don’t know how to run it on individual lag spikes. I don’t know where the log file is located. I am on Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon. I tried looking in /home/[username]/.local and the /home folders but without any luck. Please clarify and I will provide the log ASAP. Pc Specs OS - Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon I installed the game via the official instructions using Mono. CPU - Intel© Pentium© CPU G4560 @ 3.50GHz × 2 GPU - NVIDIA Corporation GP107 [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti] nvidia-driver-470 Version 470.57.02-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 Memory 8GB Harddrive - 1TB HDD(plenty of free space) I hope this helps. Egnaar
  3. @I33tmaan Thank you for your input! I just tried to turn off the Occlusion Culling, unfortunately it didn't seem to make much of a difference.
  4. Hi thank you for your reply. If I had to beef up my pc for better performance for Vintage story, I would agree that adding another block of RAM would probably be a good idea. However, the minimum specs required for the game is 4GB, so 8 should do without any major lag spikes. It may be that I just need a better computer, but I find it odd that I can play the minecraft modpack "feed the beast" fine until midgame and that modpack requires a lot of ram to function. I also find it odd that the lag seems to be the same no matter what graphics settings I use. I'm not convinced that it is a hardware issue, I was hoping someone else had, had the same issues as me and maybe found a solution for it.
  5. Hi, I'm having lots of lag spikes, mostly while exploring, but also while in my main area. I'm curious to know if anyone else has had this issue and maybe found a fix for it?! Here are my specs; OS - Linux Mint Processor - Intel© Pentium© CPU G4560 @ 3.50GHz × 2 Memory - 8gb Graphics - NVIDIA Corporation GP107 [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti] I know my computer isn't the best, but I was able to play Rust while it was still being supported for Linux, so I find it strange that the performance is so bad in a game like Vintage Story. Egnaar
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