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post #1 of 11
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It really hit me hard that my 770 cant run metro LN properly, sometimes even 8 fps?! So im wondering about upgrading it but idk if it's worth to do it now or wait for new maxwells then i could get 780ti for bit cheaper price.

So the options are:

1 stay with 770 untill 800s comes in then get 780ti

2 upgrade to 780ti soonest possible time

3 stay with 770 and get 800s when they are on market
post #2 of 11
I'd personally wait for maxwell and then see since your GPU is still pretty powerful in most games,oh and maybe there's something wrong with the game or your OS that causes it not to run properly (seriously? 8FPS??????)
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yes seriously. On the 2nd stage of game i usually had 8 to 13 fps qq After the stage it popped higher but still sometimes was lowering to 15 fps which is unplayable.

Edit hopefully tommorow ill be able to play it again on totally fresh system and stuff
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yes seriously. On the 2nd stage of game i usually had 8 to 13 fps qq After the stage it popped higher but still sometimes was lowering to 15 fps which is unplayable.

Edit hopefully tommorow ill be able to play it again on totally fresh system and stuff

Good luck with it on your fresh system and don't forget to post updates thumb.gif
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post #5 of 11
Its surprising you're getting frame drops that drastic with your 770, i use one with an ageing AMD processor and its fine for me. I'd look at driver issues.
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also r9 290 could be an additional opt too altough im not really fond of reds. had them in all past years, i dont count how many of them overheated and burnt.
post #7 of 11
What settings and resolution are you trying to run metro on? If you're trying to max everything at 1080p and above then that's probably the culprit. Have you tried the GeForce experience recommended settings for your cards and disabling AA? I don't see the 780tis price dropping much in the next year but that's just me.

If you're running sensible settings for your card and it's still only getting you 8fps then there's some other underlying issue that would likely benefit before graphics.

A clean windows install is always a good starting point to troubleshoot issues if you can put up with the hassle
 
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post #8 of 11
is tossing in another 770 a possibility???

3100 cores @ 1100+ mhz will last you to the 9XX series
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post #9 of 11
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no it's not, i got mini itx bulid
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I would wait (if you can) until Maxwell launches before deciding which card to upgrade to for a couple reasons. First, the performance improvement with Maxwell is supposed to be pretty significant. If it is not as good as projected right now, you can expect last generation cards to have a big price drop so it's a win win.
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