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So is there nothing i can do to get better fps ?
Push your overclock. It won't make up for the lack of cores, however.

I'm curious why you decided to pair a $500 GPU with a $70 CPU in the first place.
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post #22 of 35
Grand theft auto 4.
e5400 @ 3.46 GHz.

That's the issue buddy. Grand theft auto 4 and most games 2010+ need quad core CPUs or your screwed.
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Well i just got my 480 and the rest is from my old build . I am planning to do an upgrade but only in the summer or when SB comes out ...
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post #25 of 35
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Originally Posted by madalin View Post
Well i just got my 480 and the rest is from my old build . I am planning to do an upgrade but only in the summer or when SB comes out ...
Er.. SB has been out since January. You mean Bulldozer?

You'll be much happier when you pair that GPU with a modern quad core.

XxRZxX: Look at his location.. Yeah, about that newegg link. It's not like he can drop that i5 in his current mobo anyway. He needs a mobo, cpu, and DDR3 at minimum.
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a single 480 needs atleast a Q6600 @ 3.2GHz imo
    
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post #27 of 35
Make sure you turn shadows off in gta, makes a huge difference.
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I meant ivy bridge . sorry , my bad .
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post #29 of 35
Yep...def ye ole CPU bottleneck :/ Time for an upgrade
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Another thing guys ...

Can my CPU possibly idle at ~16 oC ? That's what it says in asus's pcprobe app ...
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