So I changed drivers from Omega to Catalyst, but I'm still getting the artifacts after a few laps. Here's a pic of the artifacts, they really cover the whole screen, it's not playable, but once I go through it, everything looks normal again for a while.
Agh, TurboCache. Which means that the GFX card tries to use its own and the system memory (which is awful, btw). Anyway, try to enable compressed skins and see if that fixes the problem. If yes, it simply means you don't have enough graphics memory available, TurboCache or not.
It's not. I have an nVidia card and I have the same problem as you. After applying AA it stays on even when I set it to "off" in game. Even worse it sets the AA in my other install of LFS (Patch Y) which doesn't even have AA settings.
Quick question are you running Vista or XP??
I tried what you suggested and renamed LFS.exe to LFS2.exe and when I run LFS with a changed executable name the AA is now gone.
Would appear that the issue is related to either the drivers or the OS remembering the applications settings and not reverting them.
Nice patch! Got me about 10-15 fps which is great for race starts. Although I have to admit that when I read the word "smoother" in the thread title I was hoping for inter-physicsframe interpolation to get rid of the judder inherant to trying to display 100 hz on a 60 hz screen.
I guess I should have stated my question as "does your card support HVS".
And no, you don't need an old card or computer to not have HVS support. My work machine is a ~1 year old Dell desktop that uses an on-board graphics chip. HVS is not supported. Most any machine that does not have a dedicated graphics card is not going to have HVS support and will see a slow-down in frame rate from this patch.