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So if BF3 works perfect does that mean the mmo that i am playing have problems?
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I can't believe no one has mentioned overclocking. Overclocking will kill your driver and force your card into low power mode if it's not stable, or even if it's stable and gets too hot.

If you're not overclocking then the game is coded badly.
    
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Originally Posted by borkaman View Post

So if BF3 works perfect does that mean the mmo that i am playing have problems?

I think you lost the point, if you still had 4GB ram, it can cause issues with certain games, and yes, BF3 is one of them.

This does not matter now as you apparently have 16GB's of ram..............
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I can't believe no one has mentioned overclocking. Overclocking will kill your driver and force your card into low power mode if it's not stable, or even if it's stable and gets too hot.

If you're not overclocking then the game is coded badly.
I never overclocked my gpu.
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I think you lost the point, if you still had 4GB ram, it can cause issues with certain games, and yes, BF3 is one of them.

This does not matter now as you apparently have 16GB's of ram..............
Well the point is i am not using 4gb anymore right now i have 16gb 2133mhz i just asked a simple question and i am having a hard time to understand you....
if i don't have the gpu usage issue in BF3 does that mean the mmo that i have issue with have game problems?...
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Not hard to understand mate...

You have 4GB of ram written in your sig rig..... so i suggested upgrading to 8GB, but you answered that you have 16GB.

I said you should update your sig rig so we do not make the same mistake again...


To answer your latest question, no game runs the same as another, even if on the same engine, so yes, you will still have issues even if BF3 works fine.


Example: i have no issues running BF3, but GTA Vice City stutters like hell dropping to 12fps.

This is real by the way thumb.gif
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post #16 of 17
To answer your question:

99% chance that it's just the game, if BF3 and Heaven run just fine.
There's nothing wrong with your hardware, don't worry smile.gif
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It is probably the game but could be driver partially , If the game is not demanding enough for the vid card (low GPU usage ) it will throttle down clock and this could be problem but your seeing 0% , that seems way low .

Try these things as test and see if it helps or worse .

try Vsync setting off and also try raising AA 4x so it gives more load on GPU .
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