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Wierd gtx 660 non-ti, fps drop in all new games

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I have just bought a palit gtx 660oc 3days ago, it plays well with slightly old games like crysis2,metro 2033 etc. but new games like crysis 3, assasin's creed 3, and farcry 3 plays even worse than my previous gtx 550ti, fps drops are very frequent and during drop gpu usage goes down to 50 to 60% with cpu usage 70-80%, i am using windows 8 64-bit right now.
my cpu is Intel 3.1 GHz LGA1155 Core i5-2400 Processor which i think is pretty good according to benchmarks, please help me, i have google'd it exhaustively but didn't find any solution, it tried reinstalling driver, turning off v-sync lowering settings.
my monitor is 1360 x 768.
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those three games are very CPU intensive. You aren't doing anything wrong.
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those three games are very CPU intensive. You aren't doing anything wrong.

Farcry 3 isn't cpu intensive at all. I can max it w/ AA at over 40fps with a crappy A8 APU @ 3.0GHz and a 7870.
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