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Old 12-21-2015, 03:14 AM   #1
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Post Just Cause 3 | "Memory Leak"?

So as I'm sure you all know about Just Cause 3's terrible optimization which is causing issues for everyone on the PC.

It was apparently confirmed that it was due to something called "Memory Leaking".

If this is actually a thing, what is it and how does it happen?

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Old 12-21-2015, 07:01 AM   #2
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Default Re: Just Cause 3 | "Memory Leak"?

In simple terms, A memory leak is when a program (or game) stores data in the RAM or VRAM, that it forgets to remove after it's no longer useful. So over time the VRAM or RAM fills up with useless data. That results in reduced performance because the total available amount of memory reduces.

It happens because of bad coding.

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Hopefully they'll release a patch to resolve it fairly quickly.
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Old 12-22-2015, 05:11 AM   #4
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It can potentially cause your PC to crash if it attempts to use more memory than is available as well...
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