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My Gaming Rig:
AMD Athlon 3700+ 2.2 Ghz
Maxtor 300Gb harddrive
Samsung 80 Gb harddrive
BFG Geforce 7900 GT OC
2.00 Gb DDR400 Ram
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thats my rig. Now when I play bf2 or bf 2142, I set everything to high and play at the highest possible resolution. Why am I gettin 16+ FPS?(although mostly near 25, just on some maps) when a friend of mine running on a 3.2 Ghz, Thermaltake TR2 550W Power Supply, same gfx card as me gets 40+? Can this be my PSU? and how do refresh rates work..do I have to set it as the same in game as I have on my desktop(60)? thanks for any comments.
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post #2 of 18
I can tell you right now that its not your PSU.... you say your friend has an Intel or AMD running at 3.2ghz? It could also be you are running it at a higher resolution then him.. are you sure you both have the same settings and all?
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Originally Posted by guitar22891
I can tell you right now that its not your PSU.... you say your friend has an Intel or AMD running at 3.2ghz? It could also be you are running it at a higher resolution then him.. are you sure you both have the same settings and all?
I'll check, and does it have anything to do witht he fact i've got the game installed on a different HD than my windows? I really don't know why but yeah, not it's worst, 13 FPS....how the heck am I suppose to sniple like that.
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post #4 of 18
Try to play C:SS or a simple game, BF2 is a more resource required one. Also drivers since i have kind of a similar problem. reinstall the drivers or try older ones and not the newest one out and see if that helps. if all else fails then swap your video card into your friends and test if it is the video card.
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post #5 of 18
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Originally Posted by Big Boss 0707
Try to play C:SS or a simple game, BF2 is a more resource required one. Also drivers since i have kind of a similar problem. reinstall the drivers or try older ones and not the newest one out and see if that helps. if all else fails then swap your video card into your friends and test if it is the video card.
I swapped with a friends 7900GTX. tested FPS on DoDS. Ran the same processes. his GTX runs 20 FPS lower on my system.
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post #6 of 18
overclock your CPU to around 2.7 on stock voltage and see if its good then
    
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post #7 of 18
Er...

If your friend has a GTX and you have a GT, there wil be a differnce.

Never wondered why the GTX was £400 and the GT £250?

16 FPS is alot lower than it should be. Do you have othre crap running in the background? Try setting Dynamic light and shadows to medium instead of high. No noticeable difference, and gives a large fps boost. I have them off, and get a good 50~70FPS.

Also, your internet connection, and the server you are playing on will greatly affect the amount of lag you get.

My PC gets good FPS, but if i go in a server with a ping of over 150, it will lag like hell.

Lower ping/latency = better.
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post #8 of 18
I'd overclock your CPU a bit if possible, but also check how many processes you have running in the task manager. You'll want a good amount of memory free for BF2, and as few processes as possible. If you have more than 30, then you may have junk on your system that needs cleaning.

What sort of background programs do you run?
     
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post #9 of 18
Do you have Norton Antivirus? Cause that can be a huge huge resource hog. And also check all your services and programs running when you are playing. Also run cccleaner and that might help a little bit.
    
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post #10 of 18
The only thing i can think of off the top of my head, is your CPU is bottlenecking your GPU. IDK maybe try increasing your CPU speed?
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