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Hi guys
I have some serious problems with EU4, as i have a laptop which should easily run EU4 even with max graphics 60+ fps (i checked more system requierement websites and programs, i put my specs down below).
Even at the start of the game when i move the map it stutters even in the fog of war and i got some fps drops as well no matter if i limited it to 30 or 60. I checked the task manager and the games uses less than 50% of the CPU, RAM or GPU. I've already tried everything i found on internet: updated all drivers, changed lot of settings in the Nvidia consol panel (like using VSync or not, texture filterings etc.) and yeah im sure im using the right GPU. I even tried the Fast Universalis mod but did not really help. The game is on the SSD so that should'nt be a problem. Even tried reinstalling the game (more than once) and verifying the integrity of the game files.
It makes the game really frustrating (even more in the late game) and i am just really desperate because i smoothly run games with waaay higher system requierements.
I hope someone has some good advice and help. Thanks

My specs:
Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G-56HD
RAM: 8GB
CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U 1.60GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX150
 

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Has the game always been like this ever since you've had it? or only since what change or update?

CK2 is free to play on Steam now, does that also have this problem?


DXDIAG is a program you run from a command prompt or the Windows start menu 'run' dialog box (or 'search programs' in Windows 7 or later). After running it will open a window and start collecting info with a progress bar in the lower-left corner. When it completes click the 'save all information' button and save it to a file then attach that file here.

Please attach your Documents/Paradox/EU4/settings.txt and pdx_settings.txt .
From your Documents/Paradox/EU4/logs/ folder, attach system.log .
 

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Has the game always been like this ever since you've had it? or only since what change or update?

CK2 is free to play on Steam now, does that also have this problem?


DXDIAG is a program you run from a command prompt or the Windows start menu 'run' dialog box (or 'search programs' in Windows 7 or later). After running it will open a window and start collecting info with a progress bar in the lower-left corner. When it completes click the 'save all information' button and save it to a file then attach that file here.

Please attach your Documents/Paradox/EU4/settings.txt and pdx_settings.txt .
From your Documents/Paradox/EU4/logs/ folder, attach system.log .
I started to have this problem a few months ago. There was no update then (i tried using older versions like 1.28, 1.27 but had the same problem) . I even tried rolling back the GPU driver and windows updates, but did not help either. And no other games started to have problems like this.

CK2 has the same map stuttering.
 

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I don't see any cause of this problem in those files I'm afraid. Strange stuff!

If you are running nVidia geForce Experience, try unloading it before starting the game, any different?
 

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It didn't help either:(
I hope a driver update or something else will solve it one day.

But thanks for trying to help, great customer services Paradox;)
 

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There has been one new game patch since then, and no doubt driver updates.

But from your original description this is a Windows or computer problem, since previous game updates that did not used to have this problem now do. If you attach new copies of those files I can have another look.