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Prey players report PC performance issues in specific area


Despite the lovely weather the UK has enjoyed lately, I spent most of my time last weekend in outer space wandering around Prey's deftly designed Talos 1 space station. As such, I've clocked up a fair few hours in Arkane's latest and, if you didn't know already, its PC performance is pretty solid. My PC sits quite close to the game's recommended specs—i5-6600, GTX 980—but despite running on top settings, I've only suffered slow down in one area: the Reactor Control room, which I reached around 13 or so hours into my game.

Prey 2017 PC Low Fps In Reactor Room

Without spoiling, this area is tied to a quest called Reboot and sees you entering the station's main reactor in order to unlock doors to specific areas. I assumed my system requirements were the source of the problem (my drivers are up to date), however after dropping down to 'Low' settings the issue persisted. Admittedly, frame rates aren't something which normally bother me an inordinate amount h

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