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Ok so I was looking at the reviews for the asus gtx 590 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121436&cm_re=gtx_590-_-14-121-436-_-Product

One complains of low gpu load and lag spikes, blah blah blah. Here's what he said:
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ok so i'm getting really low fps with my asus gtx 590....I have a TX750W corsair psu, I have a phenom II x4, clocked at 2.8ghz, I have 8gb ram, and win 7 64bit......I play mafia 2 at 1920x1080 with physx on and ill get 19 fps and 29 fps with the gpu load being at 20% and spiking up to 40%, the thing is that when it spikes at higher load, the fps goes up as well. In some parts the gpu load will be at 70% and the fps will be 60+ because of this....WHY ISNT THE GPU LOAD AT CONSTANT 99% when im playing games???????? this is happening for all games...is this a driver issue? im using the latest driver 275.33, i did the vbios update from asus...what is going on?

(I'm supposing his processor is this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103940&cm_re=phenom_ii_x4-_-19-103-940-_-Product)

He buys a $750 video card and uses a sub $100 processor, and complains that its not working right. Nice.
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post #2 of 15
that processor isnt that bad , its just not oced enough . the neck of that bottle will choke him XD .
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post #3 of 15
He's one of those people who felt that the graphics card is the most important part of the computer I guess.

Sure, it's important, but without a good CPU, you won't get the maximum performance out of your graphics card.

If he had done his research now...well maybe he would've had a better machine.
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post #4 of 15
Lol that's funny stuff, yet you see ignorant people like that all the time.
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post #5 of 15
NewEgg is overflowing with tard reviews, unfortunately.
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i see everyone here has a high end cpu . I better shut up XD ( I would have a huge bottleneck too if i didnt oc'ed my cpu )
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post #7 of 15
I <3 my CPU!!!
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Lol I have the Phenom II x4 920 (not the 925, the 920 - DDR2, 925 - DDR3) in my AMD computer and I recently put my old 5870 in there!
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post #9 of 15
MII isnt that CPU heavy.
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post #10 of 15
probably a problem with vsync or physx
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