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Currently using DVI-D to 120hz LG monitor with 32 bit colour.

Didnt limit fps. All correct drivers installed and bios at stock (before and after windows reboot).

Also tried a few different drivers with no luck.

Will do a hd tune tonight. Is memtest hard to run? I tried to do that yesterday but couldnt work it out, I think due to it being an .iso. Suppose I could just use that magic iso program yeah?

Thanks heaps for the help guys.

You really should limit your fps.
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250 fps is way too much for some engines. Cap the fps at 120
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And in more demanding games, set the Monitor to 60Hz and lock the fps to 60 using MSI Afterburner. But when you are hitting 250, 120Hz and locking the fps to 120 should fix your issues.
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Im only talking about holding 250fps for Cod4 guys. Its easily achievable and shouldn't cause any problems with my current specs. For other games, I generally get an average of around 60-70 and thats quite enough for me.

Will locking my GPU @ 60 make that the max for all games? I also don't want to be using my 120hz monitor @ 60hz as it's pretty much a waste!

The problem I'm seeing is quite hard to explain I guess and it's very unusual, hence my difficultly in trying to isolate it.

My build is perfectly capable of running games like Cod4 and CS:GO at even a constant 120 fps. But after 20-30 minutes of gaming frames drop and theres this unbearable choppiness that gets worse the longer I play.

I can then simply close down that game and reopen it 2 minutes later and get another 20 odd minutes worth of perfect fps.

Its driving me nuts.
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Please, just lock your fps to either 120 or 60, or whatever you want. Anything above 30fps! Just try it and report back smile.gif
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post #16 of 42
sounds like a possible MOBO issue more then anything ... and it could be PSU, but at this point just buy a whole new rig smile.gif


Power fluxing in either will cause and could cause things to not work right ... only time I have ever I MEAN EVER ran into a problem like this it was GPU over heating or CPU volts fluxing ... (the mobo or something i cant remember) was messed up ... new mobo = no more problem ... but this was years ago ...
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sounds like a possible MOBO issue more then anything ... and it could be PSU, but at this point just buy a whole new rig smile.gif

Mobo or PSU issue? Possible, but not very likely.
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Mobo or PSU issue? Possible, but not very likely.

A lot more likely then you know, with fluxing power or bad capacitors then yes it can and will happen.
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Why not monitor the voltage history of your motherboard with HWMonitor or Aida64 and see if anything is out of ordinary. In order to run memtest you should burn the ISO and boot right from it of you can make a bootable flash drive with that very same iso
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Why not monitor the voltage history of your motherboard with HWMonitor or Aida64 and see if anything is out of ordinary. In order to run memtest you should burn the ISO and boot right from it of you can make a bootable flash drive with that very same iso

This.
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