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It really drives me crazy !! I just got my 480 , but in GTA IV and Mafia II i get pretty much the same performance as with my 9800GT . I know GTA IV is CPU intensive , and besides that , my cpu limits my GPU , but shouldn't i get better fps ?

In Mafia II i get pretty much the same performance , no matter what settings i use .

So , at 1280x1024 with all at low i get ~26-27
and at 1800x1440 With all high (including Physx) i get ~24-26

It doesn't seem right to me . Any help please ?
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CPU bottleneck buddy
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It's mostly the CPU. However, I got away with higher settings and/or more frames in Mafia 2 moving from my GeForce 8800GT OC to my GeForce GTX 560 Ti (less of a jump than you), so I can't speak for that one. I can't speak for Grand Theft Auto IV either since I have it but never really played it, but I know it really needs a quad core CPU.
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Well i play Crysis at 1800x1440 with all on high and get average 40-45 . And i can't play damn GTA IV ?
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It depends how the game is coded and a whole lot of different things. I am going to agree with the majority and say that it is a CPU bottleneck. You're going to have to get something that can keep up with your GPU. Even a Q6600 @ ~4 GHz would do it.
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Well i play Crysis at 1800x1440 with all on high and get average 40-45 . And i can't play damn GTA IV ?
Crysis is fine on a dual core. That's one of the most GPU biased games around. Grand Theft Auto IV is apparently a different story.
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So is there nothing i can do to get better fps ?
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i got an e 7400 at 3.5 ghz and was bottlenecked the gtx 560 when i got it, switch to i 5 2500k and got my framerate TRIPLE !
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It really drives me crazy !! I just got my 480 , but in GTA IV and Mafia II i get pretty much the same performance as with my 9800GT . I know GTA IV is CPU intensive , and besides that , my cpu limits my GPU , but shouldn't i get better fps ?

In Mafia II i get pretty much the same performance , no matter what settings i use .

So , at 1280x1024 with all at low i get ~26-27
and at 1800x1440 With all high (including Physx) i get ~24-26

It doesn't seem right to me . Any help please ?
Lmao : In Mafia II i get pretty much the same performance , no matter what settings i use .

So , at 1280x1024 with all at low i get ~26-27
and at 1800x1440 With all high (including Physx) i get ~24-26


Exactly what happened to me in BFBC2, no matter what setting i set it to, hight or low , got around 30 FPS, i even get a bit more fps when i put every AA to 32x cuz that work the GPu more, instead of dropping fps.

Upgrade your cpu man to a quad core ull get double or triple FPS.
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