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I would try to OC the CPU more and maybe the GPU, if your GPU is 90+ and the CPU is 60% then the GPU is your limiter. Either OC it or get a better one.

GPU is the limiter ?
My Radeon HD 4890 is clocked at 1015/1150Mhz stable. That shouldn't be the problem.
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OP your CPU really isnt the problem, while its not the fastest thing around it is more then enough for the games you listed. As i spent a good deal of time running crysis and gtx4 on a q9550 @ 3.8ghz(****ty cpu cooler at the time) and had zero problems with ether game and that was with a 4870 512mb card. A q9550 @ 3.8ghz is around what a phenom II @ 4ghz would perform like for the most part. Ended up using that same Q9550 later on @ 4.25ghz with a GTX470 with zero problems and can still take a higher class GPU if needed as well without bottleneck. Your GPU is starting to get on the low end of things, while pretty fast in its day current gen GPU's have blown past what old cards like that could do.


If you want a cheap upgrade solution for your current pc
Toss in a SSD
Buy a New GPU, a 7870xt or 7950 would be a great choice


Oh and don't go maxing out game settings hoping everything is gonna work out fine, you need to setup your game settings to a point where you have both fluidity and good graphics.
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I would try to OC the CPU more and maybe the GPU, if your GPU is 90+ and the CPU is 60% then the GPU is your limiter. Either OC it or get a better one.

GPU is the limiter ?
My Radeon HD 4890 is clocked at 1015/1150Mhz stable. That shouldn't be the problem.

Well like others said, if the GPU is 80-99% and the CPU is only 60-15-15-15% then the GPU is keeping the CPU from loading more things. Plus the 4890 is a dated card, it should play Crysis 1 fine, but Mafia II is a newer game.
 
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I would try to OC the CPU more and maybe the GPU, if your GPU is 90+ and the CPU is 60% then the GPU is your limiter. Either OC it or get a better one.

GPU is the limiter ?
My Radeon HD 4890 is clocked at 1015/1150Mhz stable. That shouldn't be the problem.

Well like others said, if the GPU is 80-99% and the CPU is only 60-15-15-15% then the GPU is keeping the CPU from loading more things. Plus the 4890 is a dated card, it should play Crysis 1 fine, but Mafia II is a newer game.

It's supposed to be like that. If it's the other way around then there is a problem.
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I used to play Mafia 2 on max setting with a ATI 4830 so it can't be his GPU
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I used to play Mafia 2 on max setting with a ATI 4830 so it can't be his GPU
<--- That is what i mean people with even worse gpu than my 490HD can run games with max settings and i cant redface.gif
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OP your CPU really isnt the problem, while its not the fastest thing around it is more then enough for the games you listed. As i spent a good deal of time running crysis and gtx4 on a q9550 @ 3.8ghz(****ty cpu cooler at the time) and had zero problems with ether game and that was with a 4870 512mb card. A q9550 @ 3.8ghz is around what a phenom II @ 4ghz would perform like for the most part. Ended up using that same Q9550 later on @ 4.25ghz with a GTX470 with zero problems and can still take a higher class GPU if needed as well without bottleneck. Your GPU is starting to get on the low end of things, while pretty fast in its day current gen GPU's have blown past what old cards like that could do.


If you want a cheap upgrade solution for your current pc
Toss in a SSD
Buy a New GPU, a 7870xt or 7950 would be a great choice


Oh and don't go maxing out game settings hoping everything is gonna work out fine, you need to setup your game settings to a point where you have both fluidity and good graphics.

I'm pretty sure that i would have to upgrade my psu if i want to get a gpu like 7950. Do you know any gpu that might work with my current setup, in the future i might go for 955BE or 965BE because it fits my current mobo and then replacing the gpu with something like 5850. You think 5850HD and 965BE would run with Chieftec 500W psu ?
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<--- That is what i mean people with even worse gpu than my 490HD can run games with max settings and i cant redface.gif

Check for any background services that might be running > Task Manager

It could also be your hardrive not loading the textures fast enough
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<--- That is what i mean people with even worse gpu than my 490HD can run games with max settings and i cant redface.gif

It's generations old, and Crysis is not a game you'll find yourself maxing and achieving comfortable frame rates with, even at 1680 x 1050. GTA IV is naturally a poor port and even rigs on par with mine or better will sometimes experience problems like stuttering and random frame rate drops.

Upgrade your CPU and GPU to a newer GENERATION, not just the next CPU in that line of production. That's a side grade and won't net you any performance increase. Go for something like a 560ti/660ti for starters and then look into a better CPU. I want to say i5-2500k, but that may be out of your budget if you've chosen to stick with this. Maybe i'm wrong?
    
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Check for any background services that might be running > Task Manager

It could also be your hardrive not loading the textures fast enough

No background services running.
How do i check if my harddrive, don't have any idea how to check if its not running textures fast enough.
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