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like the title says my current system is really old stuff accept my 4870 and PSU

specs of slower stuff
4TB HDD space spanned across 5 HDD's
Athlon x2 3800+ 2GHz dual core
Radeon 4870 1GB
2GB DDR1 400MHz dual channel
600 watt psu


old faster stuff
4TB HDD space spanned across 5 HDD's
Phenom 9750 2.82GHz quad core
Radeon 4870 1GB
ECS A780GMA-ULTRA
2GB DDR2 800MHz Single channel
600 watt psu


now here is why i say the old stuff is slower
last game i was in in BC2 i was in a server with 8 players and i was running it maxed DX9 with 45 fps average but my quad core system barely managed 23 fps on low i don't understand why. any ideas? i'll say for sure the motherboard was faulty for sure it shut off all the time and if i even had more than 1 stick of ram in it it would turn off 2 seconds after being on.
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so you went from a dual core to quad, new board and different ram.

I cant believe you got 45 average with the old rig. bc2 was a ps3 port and it was heavy on the cpu.

first thing that came to my head was bottleneck, but doesn't look like it.
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so you went from a dual core to quad, new board and different ram.
I cant believe you got 45 average with the old rig. bc2 was a ps3 port and it was heavy on the cpu.
first thing that came to my head was bottleneck, but doesn't look like it.

no these are 2 completely separate systems i haven't had my faster system since last year this time. i am using the dual core system till my 790GX mobo gets here Thursday. and i really was getting 45 fps on atakama desert till the game crashed (this mobo failing i think)
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post #4 of 63
the athlon only has a L1 and L2 C then phenom has a L3 and can move more with less not to mention your cpu is almost a whole gig faster PH and ph II will out perfrom Athlon
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Your new rig is considerably slower than your old one.
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post #6 of 63
delete please, double post.
Edited by Boinz - 2/14/12 at 10:21pm
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post #7 of 63
I read wrong, so you have what
5x4TB hdd's?

for each machine?
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post #8 of 63
as i understand it she had a phonem it crashed and and now she is using a new atlon and its not as fast as her old rig was
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So did she just pull the hardrive's from the phenom to the athlon? No reinstalling or repairing windows?
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lol @ she
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