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Spend $300 on a new graphics card, spend time overclocking it.... and it gets bogged down by Starcraft 2 on high settings. Really? That's what $300 gets you these days? Honestly these prices for hardware are a joke.
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$300?  I have seen some 7970s going for $300.

 

Edit:  I was thinking of 7950s.


Edited by TwoCables - 3/18/13 at 3:31am
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I wanted the stupid LightBoost hack. Also, $300 was a deal apparently because it sold out hours after I bought mine. Other 3GB 660ti's are going for $320-340
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my 560ti 1gb runs sc2 on ultra. sounds like something else is going on here.
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I can run starcraft 2 on ultra on my 660 gtx...
What is your definiton of "bogged down" ?
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I can run starcraft 2 on ultra on my 660 gtx...
What is your definiton of "bogged down" ?

Playing 1v1 later in the game the FPS starts dropping and there is considerable lag
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Playing 1v1 later in the game the FPS starts dropping and there is considerable lag

Get HWinfo64 and run the sensor graphs and task manager in the background to see where the problem is.

You'll want to check you CPU, GPU and RAM usage for bottlenecks, and then if there is a bottleneck, try to find out which process is causing it. It might be something else that's taking your resources.
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Get HWinfo64 and run the sensor graphs and task manager in the background to see where the problem is.

You'll want to check you CPU, GPU and RAM usage for bottlenecks, and then if there is a bottleneck, try to find out which process is causing it. It might be something else that's taking your resources.

Ok thanks I'll try it out
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post #9 of 11
Try backing your CPU down to 4.6 or 4.5Ghz and see if that helps. A GTX 660 Ti murders SCII at extreme settings. The video card should not be the issue.
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post #10 of 11
Yeah its definitelly not your gpu, something alse is the problem, unless your gpu is defective.

Maybe your overclocked your cpu to far, when unstable or overheating it can actually perform worse then at stock.

And SC 2 is cpu demanding...
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