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post #1 of 12
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hi when i overclock my cpu to 3.0ghz my games start lagging. normally they run fine on high graphics.mostly dead space lags but if i push my cpu down to 2.61 everything runs great whys that?


more info:ran prime95 on 3.0ghz for 6 hours blend and everything was fine.

thanks for any help!
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post #2 of 12
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btw this is more to do with my cpu then my games.
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post #3 of 12
If I recall are you not the one that set all the voltages on your board to max and since then your bios keep on getting corrupted, if that is the case then rma or replace your board. Until then just keep your cpu at stock clocks. If I am thinking of someone else then please disregard my post.
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post #4 of 12
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yes thats right and ok i will do that and im just curious as to why it does that?


also my mobo's fine now mustve fixed itself i guess but ive seen this happen before.when you overclock to much gaming performance gets worse so im just wondering why cause if you overclock you supposed to get better performance not worse.
Edited by THE JUDGE - 6/17/11 at 4:39am
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post #5 of 12
is that ur GPU 7600GT?

that's the major problems why it's lag....CMIIW

not ur CPU but ur GPU,dude,....

u must tryin to decrease graphic setting in that games,...
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post #6 of 12
The more you overclock your CPU, the more games utilize your GPU. This may be because of your low-end graphics card.
    
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post #7 of 12
could be an unstable oc, but I would bet its that old 7600 gt card you are using. sorry man, but its time you upgrade.
post #8 of 12
You're using a GPU that was mid-range back in 2005.

Guess in which category it fits in 2011. See where I'm going with this?
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post #9 of 12
By overclocking your cpu your gpu is bottlenecking.
I recommend you keep your cpu in stock freq or buy a new video card.
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post #10 of 12
I see some puzzling statements and maybe some misinformation in this thread. There has been no word on the resolution used yet people are talking of a GPU bottleneck? How did you guys conclude that? For example, if I play with my sig rig at stock clocks @1280x1024 and I overclock my gpu at 4.0 GHz but keep the resolution, how does my GPU bottleneck? Sure the higher clock will give more FPS due to the CPU frequency but the GPU will still work less than it should.

The relationship between CPU rendering and GPU rendering varies according to the resolution. The higher the resolution, the lower the amount of work done by the CPU, consequently, we overclock the CPU to keep feeding our hungry GPUs with the data needed.


BUT if I keep the same low resolution ... the GPU bottleneck argument is redundant. The problem lies elsewhere in my opinion. From the OP you see that the only thing changing is the speed of the CPU. So the game should still be playable @ 3GHz like on STOCK. It should not lag that much.
Edited by Wishmaker - 6/17/11 at 5:32am
 
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