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Old 02-12-2012, 04:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How to reduce FPS lag on 32 - bit PC's

WELL NOW, after the latest update {1.1} my MC turned into a major l-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-g fest .. so let's talk about how to fix this very annoying problem.
By the way, if you are asking yourself: 'What lag?' , this info is not for you.

For those of you who are experiencing excessive FPS {frames per second} lag like I was:

Go into Minecraft 'Options' menu, then select the 'Video Settings'.
Change to these:

Graphics: Fast
Smooth Lighting: Off
Particles: Minimal
Render Distance: Short
Performance: Power Saver
View Bobbing: Off
Advanced OpenGL: On
Clouds: Off

Then, while you have Minecraft running, press Ctrl - Alt - Delete to open Windows Task Manager.
Select 'Processes', find your version of Java in the list, then Right click on it.

Scroll down to 'Set Priority' and change to 'Above Normal'
{I don't recommend the 'High' setting unless you are certain other programs aren't going to butt in during your MC session as this could crash your computer}

Your game will not be as pretty, you will not be able to see far distant horizons, and it will appear as though there is an ever - present thin fog, but hey = isn't your lag decreased significantly?

I hope this info has been helpful to my fellow 32 - bit PC users.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: How to reduce FPS lag on 32 - bit PC's

This never seems to help enough for me, especially the Ctrl-Alt-Del thing never seems to do a thing, but maybe it's just me. Good idea though!

Also, for the Performance, isn't Max FPS better than Power Saver?
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Re: How to reduce FPS lag on 32 - bit PC's

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Ctrl-Alt-Del thing never seems to do a thing,
This is not a permanent setting, and needs to be reset every session.
Perhaps I should have mentioned this?
Also I disable all the 'RAM hogs' as I call them such as:
Skype, Microsoft Messenger, peripheral interfaces on stand - by, etc.
Most are found in that same 'Processes' tab you see the Java in.

Max FPS sounds like it should be the best, but it isn't:

Options - Minecraft Wiki
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Re: How to reduce FPS lag on 32 - bit PC's

Max FPS sounds like you're trying to run the game on high settings. Power saver seems like the obvious choice if you're having problems running the game. You shouldn't need tons of FPS anyways.
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Re: How to reduce FPS lag on 32 - bit PC's

True.
I believe 30 FPS is the bare minimum for any animation, isn't it?
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I dunno. I thought I heard MC doesn't need much more than 30 though.
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Re: How to reduce FPS lag on 32 - bit PC's

I don't think it does either, unless you really need to see every tiny particle from an explosion and track their trajectory and stuff.
Or maybe to see arrows flying clean and crisp through the air?

It must be a little easier on the eyes with higher FPS but if you take as many breaks as I do then you should be Ok.
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Re: How to reduce FPS lag on 32 - bit PC's

Of course the other solution for all the issues is to just get a new PC. No more messing around with lowering options!
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