Solved: out of memory system crash

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jamesx121

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I have put this here because I hope this more hardware than the game---
I installed COD AW (PC) 6 DVDs today-----
it runs till the end of the opening cut scene & then crashes---
right before this a System pop up comes up & says
close program to save all data--low on memory
has the game listed in the box---
I have 8 GBs of RAM & my video card has 2 GB of VRAM-----
I saw something on google about precache & games---
when I installed my 120GB SSD / HHD I followed all the tweak web-sites &
turned precache & super cache off (0) superfetch ???
should I turn off all my SSD tweaks &
see if the game runs okay------
my monitor is 1920 x 1080p-- games shows native setting
I tried rrunning the game in high something like 1445 x something--
it did the exact samething---
I looked on Activision support webpage
Knowledge Base / All / Call of Duty Advanced Warfare PC Out of Memory Error
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare PC Out of Memory Error
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We are currently aware of an issue causing an Out of Memory error. You are probably low on hard disk space. (12) for some players playing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on PC. We are diligently working hard to resolve this issue.

I have 61 GBs available on my SSD & like 200 GB available on my HHD.
I spent my money on this ASUS STRIX 960gtx
I can't afford to go buy one with 4+ GB of VRAM---I thought that was only for 4K resolution
anyway---- I don't have 4K anything---
stumped
James

P.s.--this game has been out since Nov 2014 so Activision isn't that in a hurry to patch the issue
 

jamesx121

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I was going to put in a screen shot of my options page for COD AW PC page--
but print screen only shows a very small part of it in paint--

but anyway----I have been playing around with settings for this game for last two days--
the main change I made was in texture is to change it to normal--
if I try to run it in my native resolution of 1920x1080p (full screen)--
& with textures set to high---it says my dedicated VRAM isn't enough
so I can leave textures on high & run at a smaller resolution--
or what I'm doing is running at 1920x1080p native HD
with textures set to normal--- VRAM changes from red to yellow in options
with either these settings---- not sure if they have RED/YELLOW/ GREEN or what
looks yellow is actually gold looking ????
I've never seen what the game looks like on full HD resolution & High or Ultra High textures---
only whats on videos on youtube---
so to me the game looks good on my settings---
P.S.
I have a SSD windows 7 optimized---it kept coming up with low memory errors and
crashed several times as I kept changing settings--
doing some reading --unless U have a ton of regular ram--U need page file turned on
and either set to a larger setting or system select.
I went with system select
crazy that I have 8gb of regular ram 2gb of vram and it still needs page file
page file is cheaper than spending another 54$ for 2 more RAM sticks just to play this one game--
also
I can see a very very slight lag if I really pay attention to Kevin Spacey's face in the cut screens--
but in the campaign I don't have time to just set there & watch the background change so I
never notice it---it doesn't seem to affect game play as far as I can tell-----
 
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