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A 3570k @ stock w/ GTX 660 Ti cannot pull off 200 fps minimum on a full server at max settings. What you're asking for is wishful thinking.

As a laptop solution, you're going to get more fluctuation than on a desktop setup. Instead of having max clock limits, you're dealing with TDP limits, which can fluctuate wildly on enclosed cooling solutions. If the game is playable at above 60 fps, then that's a win for a laptop solution.

I never thought TF2 was that hard to run? I ran it fine on my E8500 and a mere 6850..
 
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I never thought TF2 was that hard to run? I ran it fine on my E8500 and a mere 6850..

It's not hard to run. Not at all. My Trinity A10-4600m system with an integrated HD 7660G graphics solution can run TF2 @ 1366x768 maxed out no problem. However, when you get up to the 200 fps range, you start knocking up against a CPU barrier, and in this case, I think his laptop CPU may have a hard time maintaining a MINIMUM of 200 fps. It may be able to average 200, but I think a minimum at that level is a stretch for most desktop computers, let alone laptops.
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What's the point in having anything above 60fps on a (non 3D) laptop? I say cap the fps to... 75 via nvidia config and be happy with the decrease in power consumption, temps and fan noise.
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What's the point in having anything above 60fps on a (non 3D) laptop? I say cap the fps to... 75 via nvidia config and be happy with the decrease in power consumption, temps and fan noise.

Source Engine games feel smoother when they're running over 100FPS.

@ OP - Have you tried reinstalling your NVIDIA drivers?
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It's not hard to run. Not at all. My Trinity A10-4600m system with an integrated HD 7660G graphics solution can run TF2 @ 1366x768 maxed out no problem. However, when you get up to the 200 fps range, you start knocking up against a CPU barrier, and in this case, I think his laptop CPU may have a hard time maintaining a MINIMUM of 200 fps. It may be able to average 200, but I think a minimum at that level is a stretch for most desktop computers, let alone laptops.

Yeah that makes sense.. I thought that something decent would run it fine at 200FPS but okay. smile.gif Anything over 100FPS is a waste really, because most of us have 60Hz monitors and those that do have the hardware to run at 120+ FPS
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What's the point in having anything above 60fps on a (non 3D) laptop? I say cap the fps to... 75 via nvidia config and be happy with the decrease in power consumption, temps and fan noise.

Yeah for laptops I'd honestly set it at 60 or maybe 5FPS more to account for FPS drops if possible.
 
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post #46 of 72
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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

A 3570k @ stock w/ GTX 660 Ti cannot pull off 200 fps minimum on a full server at max settings. What you're asking for is wishful thinking. (and before you ask, a desktop GTX 660 Ti is more powerful than a GTX 680m laptop card.)

As a laptop solution, you're going to get more fluctuation than on a desktop setup. Instead of having max clock limits, you're dealing with TDP limits, which can fluctuate wildly on enclosed cooling solutions. If the game is playable at above 60 fps, then that's a win for a laptop solution.

Hmm, ok. but is it possible for me to get it stable at 150?
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Originally Posted by NitrousX View Post

Source Engine games feel smoother when they're running over 100FPS.

@ OP - Have you tried reinstalling your NVIDIA drivers?

Not yet, But I m going to do it now
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I re-installed the GPU Drivers and set the settings which I had before and I m still getting same 120-150 FPS :\
post #49 of 72
Can you try playing on an empty server and comparing the fps to a full or almost full server?

I really think you're hitting a cpu bottleneck at this point and the more people playing on a server the worse it will be. Check to make sure that your cpu isn't throttling while you play as well. If you can post a screenshot of your TF2 settings or PM me I might be able to offer some advice. I spent a long time troubleshooting TF2 for people in the competitive community so feel free to ask.
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Have a look here http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-680M.72679.0.html

There are games, similar to TF2, that also run around the 120 fps mark on ultra settings. A laptop can only do so much you know. smile.gif
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