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vcache tweak for XP

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by hookyh, Jan 27, 2003.

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  1. hookyh

    hookyh Thread Starter

    Jan 27, 2003
    Hi I have just read about tweaking the vcache settings to avoid stuttering in games. However when following the instructions I could find no mention of vcache in the "C:WINDOWS\SYSTEM.INI" window. Does this not apply to XP or am I just an idiot?
  2. Maui_cool


    Aug 31, 2001
    Microsoft addressed this problem in XP.

    Studders & blinks:

    A good way to stop them is to have 2 hard drives. When you're playing a game, your single HD is playing the game AND trying to write to your virtual memory at the same time. For a split second it stops writing to one, to write to the other causing your game to studder.

    Putting your games on one HD and your virtual memory on the other will allow both to be written at the same time, thus, eliminating the hesitations.

    aloha, MC
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