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I currently have a 560ti with 950core clock 1900shader 2200memory @ stock voltage.

and my 2500k @ 5.1ghz.

But when I play in full screen I only get like 23fps but if I play windowed mode (after pressing alt+enter) I get 70ish.

I have a 1920x1200 screen.

What would I need to play 60+fps on that?
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post #2 of 36
23 seems low, are you sure your card isn't throttling or something?
    
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post #3 of 36
23FPS is unusually low on that setup, but it might be if you're going full ultra with 4x MSAA.

Just get another 560 Ti and you'll be set; might run into some VRAM limitations in a couple of months with newer titles though. The 1GB VRAM really can hold back 560 Ti SLI.
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post #4 of 36
I don't think you are right 23 fps is really low for that. compromise from ultra to high. and turn msaa to 2x.
post #5 of 36
Look I know this has nothing to do with the gpu, but why are you running on a diablotek power supply? Those things scream failure/breaking hardware.
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post #6 of 36
Somethings sounds goofy somewhere but at that resolution you should be turning the AA and AF anyways, maybe bump a couple other settings down. I know it sounds cool to tell people run run a game with all the settings tapped out, but it doesn't help ya if the games also unplayable.
    
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Unless you have 2 x GTX580s for 1080p turn MSAA to 0x.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Unless you have 2 x GTX580s for 1080p turn MSAA to 0x.

Why I get well over 60 fps?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Unless you have 2 x GTX580s for 1080p turn MSAA to 0x.

Though 1x GTX 580 can keep above 50FPS with 4x MSAA provided ~940MHz+ core clock.

But more importantly, Medium FXAA > all MSAA in BF3. Much better performance, too. IQ at Medium AA Post is better than at 4x MSAA, and the performance is 10-20% better to boot.
Edited by friend'scatdied - 12/12/11 at 7:30pm
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post #10 of 36
Does the window turn into a legit window or is it still semi-full screened?

Meaning, is it still 1080p res just with the _[]x borders?


It sounds like when you full screen a 3D application something is firing up at the wrong time. Have you full screened it and gave it a couple seconds to load some junk?
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