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i havnt been worrying too much about it (because it maxes out all the games i have except metro) but today i set everything back to how i used to run my gts 250 (with a 1600-900 res monitor) and my 560 doesnt get near the same amount of fps as my old gts 250 did,

with my old 250 i would get around average 190fps on black ops and around 150 on bc2

my 560 is only getting 125on black ops and the same on bc2

but in saying that i can max out both games and still runs at the same amount of fps

+ i dont see why a gts 250 on black ops would get more fps then my current 560 at same setting(and before ppl say maybe i have maxfps set low i made sure 3times i had it around 250)

could it be my cpu is bottlenecking it? or a faulty card?
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I know that your CPU should not be bottlenecking it, as hypothetically speaking if the gts 250 was the max your CPU could handle (which it isnt') then your GTX 560 would run at the same FPS...
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yea thats what i thought but @ 1080p with same settings on both games its still only getting around 125fps unless i fully max out bc2
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560 supports DX11 and the 250 didn't maybe that has something to do with it...
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Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post
i havnt been worrying too much about it (because it maxes out all the games i have except metro) but today i set everything back to how i used to run my gts 250 (with a 1600-900 res monitor) and my 560 doesnt get near the same amount of fps as my old gts 250 did,

with my old 250 i would get around average 190fps on black ops and around 150 on bc2

my 560 is only getting 125on black ops and the same on bc2

but in saying that i can max out both games and still runs at the same amount of fps

+ i dont see why a gts 250 on black ops would get more fps then my current 560 at same setting(and before ppl say maybe i have maxfps set low i made sure 3times i had it around 250)

could it be my cpu is bottlenecking it? or a faulty card?
Maybe run a benchmark or something? Man, Vodka makes stuff hard to type. I'd suggest running a standard bench that you can use to compare your results.
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one game?? That's all?

change title to "Lower fps in Black ops with GTX 560"

How do you measure fps?

How much is gpu and cpu usage at max fps?
     
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BC2 auto-chooses the highest DX version when you play. A GTS 250 will use DX10 whereas a GTX 560 will use DX11. To force a GTX 560 to use DX10, you have to edit the settings.ini file described here.

In terms of speed, DX9 > DX10 > DX11.
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560 supports DX11 and the 250 didn't maybe that has something to do with it...
^ probably this man.. Since the game auto chooses the DX version depending on your card...
the 250 uses DX10.
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yea thats what i thought but @ 1080p with same settings on both games its still only getting around 125fps unless i fully max out bc2
Wait, you are saying the old card was gaming at 1600x900 and now you are at 1920x1080? That could easily explain your FPS difference, even with the faster card.
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Wait, you are saying the old card was gaming at 1600x900 and now you are at 1920x1080? That could easily explain your FPS difference, even with the faster card.
no even if i plug in my old acer monitor it still gets the same fps and its only 1600/900 and for the person who said about bc2 i made sure my 560 was runnin dx10 and still lower fps what i used to get from my 250
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