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You need to upgrade everything else on your computer.


6-8GB of DDR3 RAM
7200RPM HD or SSD - Installing an OS on a green drive is a poor idea.
Faster processor

Yeah right, Bull****. i'd rather buy Nvidia and throw this 6870 away.
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OP says on Medium.
There's something wrong. What's your 3DMark score? (I would use Vantage)

Alright i'm gonna download it now smile.gif
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High should be fine. Turn off AA and see what happens. Also I would suggest more RAM as I use over 4GB when playing BF3.
    
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Your GPU is not the problem.
Possible solutions:
1) try overclocking youre CPU a little higher... I had my phenom II 960t at 3.5ghz and the FPS started dipping down a bit on ultra. I boosted it up a bit to 3.7 and now its running smooth, no lag, very little frame rate drops.
2) Also maybe you're ram? you should have at least 8 gb ram for a good gaming pc, and preferably running at 1600mhz.
3) Check your internet connection. make sure your have a good connection and your are connecting to games that have low pings.
i have parts that are probably a step below yours if not equivalent and i have no problems running the game on ultra and 1080p with my 6850. I even did it with dual screens, while running multiple applications and although i did notice some drops in fps, it still ran smooth and was still an enjoyable experience.
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get rid of that 4gb kit, get an 8gb kit, preferably this one. Get an OS drive, preferably SSD, but if not just a small faster single platter mech HD. I'd go the SSD route, about $60-70 and you should be able to grab a 64gb drive for your OS, or try to pick up a 250gb 7200rpm drive for probably $40-50, either way is fine, but a 2tb green drive is horrid for an OS.

Outside of that, OC your CPU moar, and your GPU, then you should be OK on high settings @ 1080p.
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What was your GPU temp during when the FPS drops?

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What Map are you trying to play? HD 6870 Should handle 1080p High. 50fps is not low its expected.
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What was your GPU temp during when the FPS drops?

74°c 99% load
50fps is laging... i constantly drop to 50fps when i play on medium settings.. and that's single player...mad.gif
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74°c 99% load
50fps is laging... i constantly drop to 50fps when i play on medium settings.. and that's single player...mad.gif

thats a bit hot for that GPU, you are getting close to its max temp. What kind of cooling are you using? Besides your zalman? My 6850 with dual screens only gets up to 53°c.
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thats a bit hot for that GPU, you are getting close to its max temp. What kind of cooling are you using? Besides your zalman? My 6850 with dual screens only gets up to 53°c.

lolwut.

73C is no where near it's max temp. The max temperature stated by AMD is 120C, however I personally would always want my GPU's at least under 90C.
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