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I play LOL alot, and LOL doesn't stress the card enough for it to hit its full clock, it stays at 300mhz, when it should be hitting nearly 1ghz. I can't find anything about how to stop that on teh webz, hoping I could find an answer here.
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Is LOL running 100% fine? Is it buttery smooth? Why are you asking for it to do something which is clearly not necessary for the game? Please read:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/league-of-legends-performance-benchmark,3484.html

Your game can run on a GTX 210 with lowered settings.
https://www.google.com/search?q=gtx+210&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=YmugUefTBMm3iwKr0YDQDQ&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=2016&bih=1110
Look at that card. No wonder your card is lowering its clocks. It's not throttling unless you're experiencing performance issues.
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What is your fps?

you can try to disable powerplay support, but i don't see a reason why you would do that if your FPS are fine.

the dear overclock.net member above me was slightly faster wink.gif

Are you planning to play more demanding games? Because i can see that FX4170 becoming a problem.
Edited by FrankoNL - 5/25/13 at 12:46am
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What is your fps?

you can try to disable powerplay support, but i don't see a reason why you would do that if your FPS are fine.

the dear overclock.net member above me was slightly faster wink.gif


My FPS jumps from 2 to 60, and its kindof irritating.
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What is your fps?

you can try to disable powerplay support, but i don't see a reason why you would do that if your FPS are fine.

the dear overclock.net member above me was slightly faster wink.gif


My FPS jumps from 2 to 60, and its kindof irritating.

I'd troubleshoot software issue... I guess disabling power saving feature temporarily will be an idea to see if it's a driver issue.
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Or you can uninstall your driver and try a different version
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What is your fps?

you can try to disable powerplay support, but i don't see a reason why you would do that if your FPS are fine.

the dear overclock.net member above me was slightly faster wink.gif

Are you planning to play more demanding games? Because i can see that FX4170 becoming a problem.

I can handle Crysis 3 at full ultra. It's the lower intensity games that are the issue, because my card clock stays so low.
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hm that is strange. What you can do is disable your powerplay support ( can very easily been done with the latest beta version of MSI afterburner) and then make a profile for 2d and 3d clocks and switch between them. It is not the perfect solution but you can try if this fixes anything. This way we can rule out any hardware issues.
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hm that is strange. What you can do is disable your powerplay support ( can very easily been done with the latest beta version of MSI afterburner) and then make a profile for 2d and 3d clocks and switch between them. It is not the perfect solution but you can try if this fixes anything. This way we can rule out any hardware issues.

I actually figured it out. Turns out that League has an FPS setting called "Benchmark". Now i'm running at least 150 FPS at all times. It still fluctuates, but never below 100, my refresh rate is only 75, so there is literally no frameskip now. Thanks though.
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I actually figured it out. Turns out that League has an FPS setting called "Benchmark". Now i'm running at least 150 FPS at all times. It still fluctuates, but never below 100, my refresh rate is only 75, so there is literally no frameskip now. Thanks though.

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