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If you are using Win10 and your machine struggles with the latest Loadout test map, it might help to drop this dll into your UT2004 system folder.
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Just curious, what does the dll file actually do?
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As far as I understand, UT2004 is a DX8 game. This dll translates DX8 to DX9, making UT2004 a DX9 game.

When I play the loadout map it can stutter and slow down quite a bit. With the dll there it doesn't do that for me.
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Ok, it definitely makes it a DX9 game. I tried the dll on my 2nd machine and it didn't work because I didn't have DX9 installed. After install it worked.
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