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Hi

Firstly the system I am using is my sig rig, the game is Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts. Graphically intense and huge maps with huge amounts of texture to be loaded and lots of enemy AI.

I play at 1680x1050 everything DX10 everything MAXED out including AA/AF. I get around 10-25fps on a 3v3 map.

The question is:
What can I do to increase fps?



The list for what I believe are possible limiting factors include:
CPU - Q6600 @ 3.6Ghz
Graphics - 8800GT 1GB 650/950
Memory - 4GB 1000Mhz 5-4-5-15
Motherboard BIOS update?!? (I'm still on the original one)

Whether it be overclock or something else I need to know, please tell me.

The CPU is crossed out because processor usage is about 24% when I'm playing.

EDIT: This also applies to the RTS games I play as (In Age of Empires 3's case) after a while the frames start dropping whilst in CoH:OF the frames stay low then get lower.

Thanks in advance.
    
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It may be that your graphics card just isn't up to it. Does it have the latest drivers and so on?
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It may be that your graphics card just isn't up to it. Does it have the latest drivers and so on?
Ok... I have the latest drivers etc, so are you sure that it is my graphics alone that is causing the problem?
    
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Mess around with the in game settings, I found that with some wierd tweaks I get amazing frame rates... I just think the game run very weird!
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