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My current setup has an HD 5870. When I first installed and started playing League of Legends, I experienced a minimum of 90 FPS. I would routinely see my FPS exceed 120 when nothing was happening and dip to around 100 during heavy action (such as on Howling Abyss). Now, for whatever reason, my frame rate never exceeds 80. I haven't changed anything hardware-wise and haven't installed anything major that would cause such a severe FPS drop. Any ideas on what it could be?
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This game is more of a CPU game than a GPU game, so I would suspect an unstable overclock.

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Have you changed any power settings for your system under windows? Certain settings under the power saver and balanced options can cause a decrease in fps in league as well.
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I haven't touched my overclock in six or seven months. I had to scale it back during the summer months. I haven't changed any power settings and don't use power saver.
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Originally Posted by chessmyantidrug View Post

I haven't touched my overclock in six or seven months. I had to scale it back during the summer months. I haven't changed any power settings and don't use power saver.

 

What have you done to test the stability?

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Its the FPS display option under the video/graphic settings. It is probably set to 80 fps. There should be multiple options in there to change it from 80 to High or benchmark.
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Have you checked league forums to see if a recent patch or hotfix has been causing issues such as this?
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What have you done to test the stability?
Whenever I overclocked it the first time, I stress tested with Prime95 while I was at work. I had it stable at 4.0 GHz but backed off when the Texas heat became a little too much last summer.
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Its the FPS display option under the video/graphic settings. It is probably set to 80 fps. There should be multiple options in there to change it from 80 to High or benchmark.
I'll check that out the next time I get into a game.
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Have you checked league forums to see if a recent patch or hotfix has been causing issues such as this?
No, I haven't. I assumed this forum would have enough knowledgeable LoL users to be able to help me out. If the in-game settings thing doesn't work out, I'll check out their forums.

Thanks for the input. smile.gif
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Turn up my settings as high as possible, turned on AA and my frames returned to normal. It was uncapped, V-sync was off. I guess I'll take it.
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