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Hello fellows. I have a small issue and I'd like to ask for your help.
I got a new rig and 3dmark06 scored it only 5600 marks, and also many games run at low fps. I got:

Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX
Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.8 Ghz
4GB RAM Memory DDR3

The problem is not the power, i have a 100$ power supply.

Thanks for your patience and understanding confused.gif

I use Windows 7 X64
post #2 of 20
Hi and welcome to UCN. smile.gif That machine surely is capable of more than 5600 marks.
8800 GTX requires 2 additional 6-pin power connections, do you have them both plugged in?
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Thanks biggrin.gif Yes, there are both plugged in. I also uploaded two photos of it. Sorry for the dust, btw biggrin.gif

IMG1: http://imgur.com/q2WKk
IMG2: http://imgur.com/rqYeu

What could it be? Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 runs like hell, maximum 9 fps
Edited by Burnerelu - 10/19/11 at 5:24am
post #4 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Burnerelu;15365702 
Thanks biggrin.gif Yes, there are both plugged in. I also uploaded two photos of it. Sorry for the dust, btw biggrin.gif

IMG1: http://imgur.com/q2WKk
IMG2: http://imgur.com/rqYeu

What could it be? Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 runs like hell, maximum 9 fps

What is your CPU temperature? Also, check in CPUz if your GPU is running on PCI-e 16x or 1x.
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post #5 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Burnerelu;15365543 
Hello fellows. I have a small issue and I'd like to ask for your help.
I got a new rig and 3dmark06 scored it only 5600 marks, and also many games run at low fps. I got:

Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX
Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.8 Ghz
4GB RAM Memory DDR3

The problem is not the power, i have a 100$ power supply.

Thanks for your patience and understanding confused.gif

I use Windows 7 X64

The 8xxx series is long outdated, so you could expect low fps when trying to run many modern games.

When you say many games run at low fps, what games are you reffering to?
post #6 of 20
It could be thermal throttling because of the dust built up inside the card.

Can you take it out and take a pic of the fan blades?

I'm thinking the heatsink is clogged with dust and is not doing it's job so the card is throttling it's power so it won't overheat.
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post #7 of 20
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Originally Posted by friendlybacon;15367171 
The 8xxx series is long outdated, so you could expect low fps when trying to run many modern games.

When you say many games run at low fps, what games are you reffering to?

My 8800 plays anything.

OP says PES12 is running on max 9 FPS, even GeForce 5 FX can do better.
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post #8 of 20
Yeah those are some -oldish- parts. I would really think about doing a complete clean out of that case Get rid of all the dust, apply new tim, get some airflow going. I guarantee you you'll see some good things come from it.
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850;15367390 
My 8800 plays anything.

OP says PES12 is running on max 9 FPS, even GeForce 5 FX can do better.

That's why I think it's dust buildup. Take a look at his pics. The back of the card is caked with dust, I can't imagine the fan and heatsink would be any better.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blackbalt89;15367438 
That's why I think it's dust buildup. Take a look at his pics. The back of the card is caked with dust, I can't imagine the fan and heatsink would be any better.

Yep, +1 on that. And not only the GPU, CPU cooler might be stuffed too.
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