Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › Serious FPS Drops ONLY In Mafia 2 - GTX TITAN
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Serious FPS Drops ONLY In Mafia 2 - GTX TITAN

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
Hey guys! So I got my new rig a few months back and all games have run flawlessly, maxed out, no issues. But today I installed Mafia 2 from Steam and I get FPS drops to 1 fps for about a second every minute or so. I usually get 70+fps on that game, I ran the benchmark.

My temps are fine, and I have nothing overclocked.
CPU: Idle: 24-30
Load: 45-55

GPU: Idle: 20-34
Load: 77-79 (Perfectly normal for my card)

i7 3770k
GTX Titan
16GB Corsair Vengeance
Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit

I have run Prime95,memtest and IntelBurnIn each overnight with ZERO errors.

I am using Microsoft Security Essentials, no other antivurus/malware software. (Minimal application use while gaming)

This is very frustrating, I just finished playing Sleeping Dogs (excellent game) without a single drop, but Mafia 2 has these drops to 1-2 fps then straight back to normal as I said.

The drivers I am running are 314.09 because I fear to update to the latest due to them being really dodgy and giving me artifacts in Battlefield 3, as well as being not the best of drivers.

I have 95% FREE SPACE on my HDD that I am running the game from, only %5 is used. I am running the OS from a 240GB ssd which again is only %25 used space. (I just reformatted my pc)

ANY Help is so much appreciated, sorry for the long post, I tried not to miss any info. If I have forgotten anything please tell me and I will provide it immediately.

Thanks Again!!!
post #2 of 4

I had the game as well at the time i had a 5770 and that was happening to me as well and  what helped me out was putting on vsync.

Phantom X
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k ASrock X99 Extreme 4  Nvidia TITAN X  Corsair 16GB 2 x 8GB DDR4-3000 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO  Samsung 840 EVO  H220  Windows 10 Pro 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell P2715Q 4k G910  Evga Super Nova 850W NZXT H440 
MouseAudio
Logitech g502 G51 
  hide details  
Reply
Phantom X
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820k ASrock X99 Extreme 4  Nvidia TITAN X  Corsair 16GB 2 x 8GB DDR4-3000 32GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO  Samsung 840 EVO  H220  Windows 10 Pro 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell P2715Q 4k G910  Evga Super Nova 850W NZXT H440 
MouseAudio
Logitech g502 G51 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 4
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Emu105 View Post

I had the game as well at the time i had a 5770 and that was happening to me as well and  what helped me out was putting on vsync.

Yeah I have Vsync on. I am using a 120Hz monitor.
post #4 of 4
Run the game at 60Hz. That engine has issues at higher refresh rates in my experience - not exactly what you're describing, but a lot of stutter. 60Hz V-Synced should be fine. I had no issues with Mafia 2 testing on SLI or single GTX 780s (320.11). A sustained 60fps is going to be better than fluctuating from ~70-90fps anyway.

Using 16x HQAF and 4x SGSSAA at 1920x1080, there were only a couple of places where the framerate ever dropped below 60fps on a single 780 - the Titan would have probably been perfect.
Skylake I
(10 items)
 
Skylake II
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare F20 Corsair LPX 32GB CMK32GX4M4A2133C13 Samsung SSD 840 PRO 256GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung SSD 840 PRO 256GB Noctua NH-U12S (+NF-S12A PWM) Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1/Windows 10 Pro x64 Super Flower Leadex Gold 750W 
CaseAudio
Corsair Carbide Air 540 (+3x NF-S12A FLX) Asus Xonar Essence STX 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare F3a Corsair LPX 32GB CMK32GX4M4A2133C13 Samsung SSD 840 PRO 512GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung SSD 840 PRO 512GB Noctua NH-U12S (+NF-S12A PWM) Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1/Windows 10 Pro x64 EVGA SuperNOVA G2 750W 
Case
Silverstone Fortress FT02 (+4x NF-A14 PWM) 
  hide details  
Reply
Skylake I
(10 items)
 
Skylake II
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare F20 Corsair LPX 32GB CMK32GX4M4A2133C13 Samsung SSD 840 PRO 256GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung SSD 840 PRO 256GB Noctua NH-U12S (+NF-S12A PWM) Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1/Windows 10 Pro x64 Super Flower Leadex Gold 750W 
CaseAudio
Corsair Carbide Air 540 (+3x NF-S12A FLX) Asus Xonar Essence STX 
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare F3a Corsair LPX 32GB CMK32GX4M4A2133C13 Samsung SSD 840 PRO 512GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Samsung SSD 840 PRO 512GB Noctua NH-U12S (+NF-S12A PWM) Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1/Windows 10 Pro x64 EVGA SuperNOVA G2 750W 
Case
Silverstone Fortress FT02 (+4x NF-A14 PWM) 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: PC Gaming
Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › Serious FPS Drops ONLY In Mafia 2 - GTX TITAN