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I've been noticing a lot lately that when tanks blow-up or when I suicide bomb things with car or chopter, the fps drops way way down

Its in my memory a lot lately which leads me to think it wasn't as bad 45days ago on my x4 955, strange
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Did you reformat when you went to the 2500K?
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More than likely something is unstable.
    
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yes

but it just so happened that the 1st time I booted up fully after bios I let it go into win7, and win7 actually loaded up and was working, told me hardware had changed
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post #5 of 14
It can do that when you update drivers.


Your gpu usage shouldn't come off 99%, and probably shouldn't with a 955, I wouldn't think there would be much, if any difference in fps or experience between a i5-2500k and 955 OC'ed with a single gpu at 1080p in BF2BC2.
    
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Did you test your overclock for stability?
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post #7 of 14
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
More than likely something is unstable.
it could be the ram OC, they're CL7 set to CL6

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Did you test your overclock for stability?
I've ran a 10h P95 til I shut down, but I didn't test much ram on that run, just the defualt blend
Edited by StarDestroyer - 10/27/11 at 5:07am
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What is your current ram voltage?


vram....
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 10/27/11 at 5:10am
    
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it might be your hard drive or your ram. your video card has 2GB memory and i read an article before saying for example, if your video card has 512MB, then your RAM would consume 512MB directly for your video card.

with only 4GB RAM, you might be starving your system

or you have conflicting drivers

you might also check your temps, your video card or cpu might be overheating and is downclocking itself to protect it from becoming fried
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post #10 of 14
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What is your current ram voltage?


vram....
1.35V has been upped to 1.59V, vram is a stock speed and voltage, and I set the q?? voltage from 1.05 to 1.1V as some say to keep it within 0.5V of ram

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it might be your hard drive or your ram. your video card has 2GB memory and i read an article before saying for example, if your video card has 512MB, then your RAM would consume 512MB directly for your video card.

with only 4GB RAM, you might be starving your system

or you have conflicting drivers

you might also check your temps, your video card or cpu might be overheating and is downclocking itself to protect it from becoming fried
its only in big explosions and tank related situations

all my temps are great, CPU is under 50C in BC2, can't remember exact atm

GPU hit 72C today which is high, avg max is about 68C with 44% fan
Edited by StarDestroyer - 10/27/11 at 5:22am
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