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hey all - just waiting for my new 8800GTS 320mb to be delivered tomorrow then the whole weekend will be used benchmarking and gaming,etc.

my Q is this:

what's the best way to check FPS in a game or in general?

is there software that you use for checking it?

thanks all...
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3DMark06, and all your games on max. That's what I do.
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Fraps (http://www.fraps.com ) would be a good way of measuring framerate in "realworld" benchmarks.

I tend to shy away from the 3DMark series if you want true game performance measurements.

The application gives you the ability to log FPS over a set time.

Load the game (or demo) and run from a few minutes then check the log file
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Just use ATI Tray Tools. It has an in-game FPS meter that shows up in the top right-hand corner of your screen while you're playing. Get it in the Downloads section here at OCN.

Here is a link to the newest version: ATI Tray Tools
    
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Yeah .. I'll second Chogg's answer. Although FRAPS is the best I've used. Uses hardly any resources and is good
But the best way probably if you're a benchmark lover (which it seems ) ... all the 3DMark's .. 06 is the latest. www.futuremark.com .
    
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post #6 of 12
I like fraps cause i can see it in game, but i also like using rivatuner, i like it giving it in a graph form.

How much did you saw for the card? In rands of course
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rivatuner will also display your gpu temp and fps in game like fraps.
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post #8 of 12
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hey Fox - got my GTS and it is sooooooo nice...

got the Gigabyte version for R3249...

what are your 3dmark06 scores?

so far my best is 8157, is that any good?
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by aaronman View Post
rivatuner will also display your gpu temp and fps in game like fraps.
Yep. I keep Riva open anyway because of GPU overclocking, so I set it to display temps in games and such. Works great! Also, there is a plugin you can get to display CPU temps, although it isn't as accurate as TAT it's only a few degrees off usually so it's still decent.
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Actually, TAT wasn't even made for Conroes
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