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Hey.
I have something weird going on i play some mmo and i have some fps drops meaning if i have 120 FPS it will drop to 80 and go back to 120 but i noticed on evga precision when it happens my gpu usage jumps from 100% to 0% what is the problem?the issue only happens on this mmo that i play the card isnt overclocked or so i am using the latest drivers. while i am gaming i am getting 60C max
My rig:
rampage iv extreme
3930k overclocked to 4.6ghz
psu seasonic 1250w gold xseries


help?
Edited by borkaman - 4/7/13 at 6:52am
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post #2 of 17
If its only that game, is there a patch available?
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post #3 of 17
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I am not sure if its only the game...but i was running heaven benchmark i had 99% usage all the way and it didnt drop...and no its a korean game.
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post #4 of 17
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I played bf3 for about 20 minutes and no issues at all gpu usage is 100% always...and no fps drops or what ever
does that means the mmo that i play have problems?
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post #5 of 17
It's likely because the MMO is loading textures on your HDD and your HDD is too slow.
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my mmo is installed on SSD i am using samsung 840 pro series 256 gb or it doesnt matter?
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post #7 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by borkaman View Post

my mmo is installed on SSD i am using samsung 840 pro series 256 gb or it doesnt matter?

Well, if you have it on the SSD, that shouldn't be the problem.
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4GB system ram can cause issues in BF3 for some people, upgrading to 8GB, may help your issue.
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i just wanna be sure its the game problem and not my card...
EDIT:
i have 16gb of ram using 2133mhz....you didn't understand me correctly i have this problem only on the mmo i am playing bf3 works excellent
Edited by borkaman - 4/7/13 at 8:09am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by borkaman View Post

i just wanna be sure its the game problem and not my card...
EDIT:
i have 16gb of ram using 2133mhz....you didn't understand me correctly i have this problem only on the mmo i am playing bf3 works excellent

Try updating your sig rig then, as this is what happens wink.gif

I used BF3 as an example that was all.
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