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Overwatch runs at very low fps only with lower video settings and resolution.

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On my quest for more fps, i encountered an issue: why does my fps drop when I lower my resolution in Overwatch? At 4k on Epic I get a smooth 60fps but at 1080p with the frame cap set at 300 I get 40-50, even on Low. I have a GTX 1060 3gb GPU, I5 4570 cpu on an msi z97 motherboard with 16gb of ddr3 1600mhz ram and a pny ssd boot drive that has Overwatch on it as well. Already checked video drivers.
Epic at 2160p puts gpu and cpu both at around 40-50 percent usage. Epic at 1080p puts gpu at 40-55% and cpu stays the same. Low at 1080p puts the cpu down to 30 percent and GPU to 80-95% even while overclocked. This doesn't make any sense.
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At higher res it's using more of the GPU grunt.
 
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Can any overclocking be done on that chip?
If so, and you did, I bet you may see some higher frame rates.
Although, you would think if CPU bottle neck you would see high CPU usage, not %30.
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