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I've gotten a 4870 X2 with my sig rig, and it runs great, but just not as great as I suspected. I mean... I've seen benchmarking videos of a 4870 X2 running it at 30 inch resolution on very high at 40 fps average. What's wrong with mine? I can only run it on High detail and I still get some stutter every now and again. Is it just that the 4870 X2 performs better at higher resolutions or something?
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I've gotten a 4870 X2 with my sig rig, and it runs great, but just not as great as I suspected. I mean... I've seen benchmarking videos of a 4870 X2 running it at 30 inch resolution on very high at 40 fps average. What's wrong with mine? I can only run it on High detail and I still get some stutter every now and again. Is it just that the 4870 X2 performs better at higher resolutions or something?
Are you running the latest drivers? Also, those benchies were most likely run on a high performing i7 rig.

Like i said check drivers
Make sure your card is not overheating

You can also try overclocking it.
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What are your settings. 4870X2 should have no problem handling 1680*1050 VeryHigh.
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CAT 8.11......don't know about that resolutin tho......but your rig should pull this game MAXED with 8XAA AND Edge detect in catalyst and still stay above 30FPS........mine does @ 1680x1050
    
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I've gotten a 4870 X2 with my sig rig, and it runs great, but just not as great as I suspected. I mean... I've seen benchmarking videos of a 4870 X2 running it at 30 inch resolution on very high at 40 fps average. What's wrong with mine? I can only run it on High detail and I still get some stutter every now and again. Is it just that the 4870 X2 performs better at higher resolutions or something?
don't know where you saw someone running 40 FPS on a 30in monitor in crysis.

I think that lands under the impossible category

your sig should handle it great up to 1920x1200, even with some AA
might be able to max it at 1680x1050 depending on your gpu/cpu clocks.
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gpu clocks are 800 core 1000 memory, cat 8.11
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I don't know what that's about, I run it at near constant 60 FPS on Very High at 1440x900. The only thing I could think of besides drivers is the Q9550 bottlenecking it, but 3.5 GHz is respectable. 4 GHz is what you want though for this card.
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Have u tried 8.12 drivers? Not positive there would be a FPS increase, but give it a shot.
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Have you updated Crysis to 1.2 ?
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OH YEAH, Crysis ran HORRIBLY until I updated it. Just go find the patch. Ummmm....here I'll find it...



http://www.crymod.com/filebase.php?cat=29
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