I've searched for this subject in these forums and can't find anything especially relevant apart from a two year old thread about Civ V vanilla. I'm sure turn times have been discussed already in here - if anyone can refer me to the relevant thread I'd be grateful. If not, here's my problem: I have a strong pc - i7 930, 12 GB RAM, HD 5850 1GB video card. Playing vanilla I never had any really serious problem with turn times - even on large maps (I never played huge). With G and K, it's awful. I've tried all the advice I've read given for people who had problems with vanilla - turn off animations, play in strategic view, lower video settings and NOTHING makes a difference. I don't want tohave to reduce the number of CS's present or the number of AI's in a game. I have a large pangea deity game I just finished and at the end, at turn 260, my end turn times were roughly 120 seconds with movement animations turned on but combat turned off - in whatever view, with whatever video settings (I tried medium, high, low, I tried strategic view, and low detail strategic) all of them produce a 2 minute time between turns. If I turn off BOTH movement and combat animations I save myself 30 seconds and turn ends take 90 seconds. Whatever view I use! Whatever video settings! I have been unable to get lower than 90 seconds. And 90 seconds is not only too long its almost unplayable! (The last 15 turns of the game took almost 1.5 hours!) I have one mod active, info addict, when I was playing this game- will playing without this mod improve times? If you're getting faster end of turn times than 90 seconds on large maps (without lowering the number of cs's or civs in the game) can you post your PC specs and the settings you're playing at, and any other information that might help me lower mine. I don't want to play standard maps or smaller, every game. And I don't want to have to reduce the number of CS's or AI civs etc - I personally see that as a failure of the game. But right now, I'm kind of cheesed off. The game was fantastic. The time it took to play was the complete opposite.