How to Fix Rage PC Texture and Graphic Glitches Crashes

By | October 7, 2011

Do you get any graphic glitches like texture pop in and random colored streaks when playing rage on pc ?

like this tearing texture

make sure you play it with this system requirements :
OS: Win XP SP3, Vista, Win 7
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or Equivalent AMD
Memory: 2GB
Hard Disk Space: 25GB
Video Card: GeForce 8800, Radeon HD 4200

OS: Win XP SP3, Vista, Win 7
Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad or Equivalent AMD
Memory: 4GB
Hard Disk Space: 25GB
Video Card: GeForce 9800 GTX, ATI Radeon HD 5550

now how to fix rage texture and graphic glitches :
1. first after you install rage on pc and using skidrow, REMOVE the video folder on rage > base
2. then update your graphic driver with this :

AMD Catalyst Rage Performance Driver Features:
– Significant performance gains for single GPU configurations
– Compatible with AMD Radeon™ HD 6000, AMD Radeon HD 5000 and AMD Radeon HD 4000 series of graphics products
– Includes the latest OpenGL driver component for Rage performance optimizations create shorcut RAGE.exe on your desktop
4. right click > properties then add target, example : C:\Program Files\Rage\Rage.exe” +set com_allowconsole 1 +r_swapInterval 1 g_fov 10
5. in game choose console ( ~ ) and write m_smooth 0

If you can’t get into the game and rage crashes to desktop on startup after the beginning intro videos, black screen with maybe the starting animation of that white cube thing followed by…CRASH!
you can try the first option, remove the video folder : rage > base > video

to fix ATI :
– Click on the “Start” button
– Open the “Control Panel”
– Select “Programs and Features”
– Select “ATI/or AMD Catalyst Install Manager”
– Click on “Change”
– Select “Express Uninstall All ATI/or AMD Software”
DO NOT RESTART YOUR PC AFTER ALL THAT! Download and install this :
AMD Catalyst Rage Performance Driver for Windows® 7 you can get it here
after you install that go here and download & install the top download

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  • Radh

    I was having game crash so i delete video folder then game not crash but graph in game was mixed and everything was green. So i changed in rage shortcut compadibility to win 2000 and that kill graph problem. Now i need sometimes just restart game and everythings work perfectly.
    Maybe my post help someone too.

  • Steve

    Finally it works smoother after updating the amd driver and no more crashing

  • Asfand

    Working Thank U So Much! 🙂

  • hitsugi

    still having s problem in fps after following ur steps though tnx 4 da info on that.. 😀

  • tebe

    how to choose console (~)? i have tried but nothing happen and i cannot type m_smooth 0

  • nasov

    thanks for the info, will report back if it works…
    rightclick and text select are disabled on your website… makes things more tricky

    • admin

      sorry 🙁 but i got spammed when i enable the right click, i dunno why
      i’ll try to make it for link if it’s to difficult to type next time 🙂

  • craig

    Worked a charm thanks, but as already mentioned you cant select text so typing info in was a ballache but worth it.

  • Renan

    TRANKS !!!!!!!!!!

  • sole42

    Fuck ATI.
    I will never buy anything from ATI or AMD.

  • Nestat

    Still have the “Slow Texture Problem” but it works better than before. Anything similar like the Catalyst Driver for NVidia Cards?