APB Reloaded Constant 60 FPS Reduce Spikes Guide

APB Reloaded Constant 60 FPS Reduce Spikes Guide by rottendoc

Here’s guide to run apb with full detail and 60 fps:
(it will require some decent hardware and an nvidia gpu/not tested on ati)

Step 1

•Enable the 3GB switch on Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit)
•Right-click Command Prompt in the Accessories program group of the Start menu. Click Run as Administrator.
•At the command prompt, enter “bcdedit /set IncreaseUserVa 3072”
•Restart the computer

(If you need to remove switch later:
•Disable the 3GB switch on Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit)
•Right-click on Command Prompt in the Accessories program group of the Start menu. Click Run as Administrator.
•At the command prompt, enter “bcdedit /deletevalue IncreaseUserVa”
•Restart the computer)

Step 2

•Use these settings from the nvidia control panel:
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Step 3

•Go to (YourDiskDrive)APB ReloadedAPBGameConfig
•WARNING use these settings at your own risk and have some knowledge of what your are doing

•Backup APBCompat.ini and APBMachineOptions.ini/copy them elsewhere/make an arhive


Step 4

•Open APBCompat.ini go to bottom and replace [AppHWConstraintsBucket1] [AppHWConstraintsBucket2] and [AppHWConstraintsBucket3] with :

[AppHWConstraintsBucket1]
fMipBiasDiffuseLocalPlayerCharacterTextures=-1.0
bCompressDiffuseLocalPlayerCharacterTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseLocalPlayerVehicleTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerCharacterTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerVehicleTextures=false
bCompressNormalTextures=false
nMaxMemoryCacheEntryCount=120
AudioCompatMode=0
MaxMemoryUsedByTextureStreaming=314572800
MaxMemoryUsedByTexturePool=150000000
MaxMemoryUsedByMeshStreaming=104857600
NumberOfTextureCreationPerFrame = 10
MaxFreeMemoryUsedByVBPool=20971520
MaxFreeMemoryUsedByIBPool=5242880

[AppHWConstraintsBucket2]
fMipBiasDiffuseLocalPlayerCharacterTextures=-1.0
bCompressDiffuseLocalPlayerCharacterTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseLocalPlayerVehicleTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerCharacterTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerVehicleTextures=false
bCompressNormalTextures=false
nMaxMemoryCacheEntryCount=120
AudioCompatMode=0
MaxMemoryUsedByTextureStreaming=314572800
MaxMemoryUsedByTexturePool=150000000
MaxMemoryUsedByMeshStreaming=104857600
NumberOfTextureCreationPerFrame = 10
MaxFreeMemoryUsedByVBPool=20971520
MaxFreeMemoryUsedByIBPool=5242880

[AppHWConstraintsBucket3]
fMipBiasDiffuseLocalPlayerCharacterTextures=-1.0
bCompressDiffuseLocalPlayerCharacterTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseLocalPlayerVehicleTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerCharacterTextures=false
bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerVehicleTextures=false
bCompressNormalTextures=false
nMaxMemoryCacheEntryCount=120
AudioCompatMode=0
MaxMemoryUsedByTextureStreaming=314572800
MaxMemoryUsedByTexturePool=150000000
MaxMemoryUsedByMeshStreaming=104857600
NumberOfTextureCreationPerFrame = 10
MaxFreeMemoryUsedByVBPool=20971520
MaxFreeMemoryUsedByIBPool=5242880

•Right Click APBCompat.ini >>> Properties >>> Check Read Only >>> Apply

•Open PBMachineOptions.ini and replace all with :

[Options]
UIMagnification=0.0

[SystemSettings]
;DynamicShadows=True
;LightEnvironmentShadows=True
;AmbientOcclusion=True
;Bloom=True
;QualityBloom=True
;Distortion=True
;MaxAnisotropy=2
;bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerCharacterTextures=True
;bCompressDiffuseOtherPlayerVehicleTextures=True
;ResX=1024
;ResY=768
VideoQuality=5
ResX=1280
ResY=1024
UseVSYNC=True
EnvironmentShadows=True
AmbientOcclusion=True
QualityBloom=False
Distortion=True
MaxAnisotropy=16
AllowD3D9=False
AllowD3D8=False
AllowD3D7=False
AllowD3D10=True
AllowD3D11=False
bSmoothFrameRate=False
MinSmoothedFrameRate=22
MaxSmoothedFrameRate=120
OneFrameThreadLag=False
DynamicShadows=False

[IniVersion]
0=1315498346.000000

•Right Click PBMachineOptions.ini >>> Properties >>> Check Read Only >>> Apply

•Or just download these and replace them with yours!

•Start game with APB(dot)exe not launcher

•Have fun playing with constant 60 FPS

*Known Bugs* Other players cars will take longer to load

•Gameplay Movie•

Tested on :

Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
System Model: P55-US3L
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 CPU 660 @ 3.33GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.3GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3576MB RAM
Page File: 3952MB used, 19883MB available
Windows Dir: C:Windows
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GTX 470
Display Memory: 2780 MB
Dedicated Memory: 1248 MB
Shared Memory: 1531 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 1024 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: 32LG3000
Output Type: HDMIDirectX Version: DirectX 11
Description: Speakers (Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio)
Driver Provider: CREATIVE

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1 Response

  1. hiccup I says:

    I’ve been so sick of my fps drops in apb. It’s so annoying! So I googled some and found this. Im testing it in game right now and so far APB is running 6637467 times better. Tysm.

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