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Hey all,

Maybe somebody can explain this to me. It makes no sense to me at all why I get worse FPS @ 1280x1024 than 1920x1080
    
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On which game did you try this on? Try it out on other games aswell
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It's because the gpu get's used less at lower resolutions.
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I tried multiple games, F1 2010, Lord of the Rings Online.
    
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Its because at lower resolutions the stress will be coming off the gpu and onto the cpu. If you wanna play lower resolutions, try maxing the AA to relieve you cpu a bit.
    
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That's odd. The only time I saw a lower resolution perform worse than a higher one was also when the lower resolution was also wider aspect ratio than the higher one (so you'd have a wider FOV/more to draw). In your case, however, the lower resolution is also a narrower FOV. That one's odd.
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Its because at lower resolutions the stress will be coming off the gpu and onto the cpu. If you wanna play lower resolutions, try maxing the AA to relieve you cpu a bit.
How can that be why it performs worse? At worse, shouldn't it should perform no better if it's a CPU bottleneck?
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Its because at lower resolutions the stress will be coming off the gpu and onto the cpu. If you wanna play lower resolutions, try maxing the AA to relieve you cpu a bit.
Cool, will give it a shot, thank you!
    
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