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You want the 2500k overclocked, thats the point of it being a K series.

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yeah, i was going to wait it out for the next set of drivers, and i know some people havent had issues but alot have, and im one of the unlucky ones. I was looking at upgradin the cpu but i looked here .. http://www.cpu-world.com/Compare/485/Intel_Core_i5_i5-2400_vs_Intel_Core_i5_i5-2500K.html .. and it seems pretty pointless. I think the 2400 is under rated actually. I doubt very much i am being bottlenecked. From the reading i have done on here the 7970 simply beats the 670 when both are over clocked, so yeah, thats why i want t o make the change , like i said as long as it doesnt have the same stuttering otherwise i would jus sit it out and wait for something better to come along.

If i were you i'd wait for the next driver update , if that doesn't fix it then go ahead and buy yourself a new 7970 ( sell your current 670 and you can narrow the cost down to 100 dollars) But don't be hasty rolleyes.gif That's just my 2cents.gif
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yeah, i have no doubt the i5 2500k is better, faster and everything, i know its great for overclocking but i dont think i am having any issues because of my 2400 do you? I mean really, its a pretty decent, recent cpu, if its out dated already then thats jus fkd lol. not being a smart ass im genuinely asking.
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post #14 of 70
op, try an older driver like the 306.
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I could be wrong, but I think it's is your cpu, not thats its a slow cpu, just clock speed. Some games love fast clock speed. Can you look at your GPU usage in games using MSI afterburn?
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tried that, tried the 306.97, tried a few older ones aswell, thats what makes me think its the kepler architecture or whatever you call it, i tried uninstalling via control panel, with driver sweeper, with ccleaner, with safe mode, disabling windows from reinstalling automatically after restarts, spent literally a week of my life on trying to get it working without the stutter, sometimes after reinstalling the stutter was so bad games were literally unplayable, other times slightly better, atm its the best i can get it , like i said only stuttering at the start of rounds in bf3 or when fps drop below 60, but still not satisfied, just really looking to confirm the 7970 doesnt suffer from the same thing, micro stutter i think is what the 7970 has?? thats a different issue?
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I have precision x , but i can grab msi afterburn if precision x wont tell me what i need to know? what do i want to see, high or low gpu usage? im pretty sure cpu usage is 100% in bf3, not sure if thats a good or bad thing??
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Can you do a vantage run please.
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yep, will do it now, any particular settings i should set it to?
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post #20 of 70
Just the standard performance setting. make sure to disable physx.
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