You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Sign Up for free (or Log In if you already have an account) to be able to post messages, change how messages are displayed, and view media in posts.
I used this and also set the compatibility to WinXP Service Pack 3 (I'm using Win7 64-bit by the way) and it alleviated most of the stuttering. I'm at the starting point in the game and have been playing for about an hour. I'm not sure it this would be the case for some later part of the game. I hope it holds up.