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I was wondering if i am Bottlenecking the power of my pc?

Im running an intel core 2 duo E7500 @ 2.93ghz with 4Gb of RAM clocked @ 800Mhz and the FBS is @ 800Mhz...I also have a GTX 460 768Mb Superclocked but i still get screen lag in GTA 4 and the game looks like crap....@ 1600x900 along with other games like Dirt 2 and COD i get lag on medium settings...what could it be?
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GTA 4 loves quads, plus it eats up a lot of Vram. Turn down some of the settings such as view dist/vehicle density.
    
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I7 4790k 4.7ghz Asrock Z97 Extreme4 Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 SLI @ 1590Mhz Gigabyte G1 GTX 970 SLI @ 1590Mhz 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16gb GSkill Sniper 2200mhz Crucial MX100 256gb Samsung F3 1TB Samsung F3 1TB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Seagate 3TB EK Supremacy Evo EK Nickel VGA Block x2 w/ Backplates Alphacool UT60 480mm Rad 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Alphacool XT45 480mm Rad Dual D5 Pump w/ Dual Pump Top Gentle Typhoon AP-15s x18 Win 7 64 bit 
MonitorMonitorPowerCase
Qnix QX2710 1440P + 1080P IPS secondary Benq W1070 Projector on 120" Screen Seasonic Platinum 1200w Corsair 900D 
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I did, i turned down alot, i put almost everything on low except for the texture quality, thats the only thing on high...
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VelociRaptor 10,000 Western Digital Caviar Blue 7,200 ASUS 24X DVD Burner CORSAIR CAFA70 
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VelociRaptor 10,000 Western Digital Caviar Blue 7,200 ASUS 24X DVD Burner CORSAIR CAFA70 
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