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So with a clients rig i built with a E7500, ud3p, 4870 my client wanted to upgrade his gpu to a dx11 card.......so installed the card and i tested BFBC2 and its choppy, so now im a little worried about my client not being happy about this upgrade.

Is it the cpu?

Or something else?
 
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Sounds like it. What/how much ram are you using? Games nowadays are more and more cpu reliant. Also... what settings were/are you running the game at?

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I have never played the game but from what I understand it likes to have a quad core.
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all high with 2xaa 2xaf hboa off and vsync off.....

edit: do guys think that if i upgrade his e7500 to E8400 will that help????
 
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post #5 of 12
Run BC2 in direct X 9, he wont notice a difference anyways.
    
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Quote:
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Run BC2 in direct X 9, he wont notice a difference anyways.
hahahhah thats not very nice.....lol

btw hes using 4gb of 1066mhz ddr2 ram
 
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post #7 of 12
Yeah the E8400 should help. I would try overclocking it too though. 3.6ghz shouldn't be hard depending on cooling.

Sig rig at stock is running the game fine. What resolution will he be playing? I play at 1440x900.
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post #8 of 12
really should get a quad core for BC2
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post #9 of 12
The e7500 isn't the fastest chip in the world and BC2 LOVES quads. The games is poorly optimized to begin with so it likes as much juice as you can give it.

Overclock the e7500 to about 3.6-3.8 and it should help a lot. The UD3P is a great board and I have succeded on getting my e7300 to 4.0GHz 1.5v 24/7 stable no problems on my UD3R (the UD3P's twin brother with only 1 PCIe X16 slot, not 2) Was running 500x8 on the thing


Decrease AA and AF to as low as possible, turn of HBOA and v-sync.
 
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yeah not to mention thats alot of card for that cpu to push also.
 
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