This is almost definitely a problem with your graphics card. Radeons have traditionally had various problems with the KotOR games, from minor annoyances like yours to making the game unplayable. Some driver versions would be fine while others wouldn't, and a common fix was to go back to an older driver. I don't think that would work with your card because it's so new.
You really should reinstall the game according to the large-print instructions at the top of the second post
in this thread
, or, at the very least, try the Dantooine lag fix:
Originally Posted by stingerhs
- First, figure out where the .ini is installed. Default is "C:\Program Files\Lucasarts\swkotor(2)\swkotor(2).ini". If its not in that location, then your going to have to do some searching around on the hard drive a bit.
- When you find it, just double-click on the file to open it in Notepad.
- Scroll down the file until you find the Graphics Options
- Under the last line ("last line" as in the last line of the list of entries under "Graphics Options", NOT the last line of "swkotor(2).ini"), add "Disable Vertex Buffer Objects=1", without the quotes.
- Goto File, then Save.
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