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I played BFBC2 and when i drop to the 40's and high 30's in intense action, rather than feeling a slow down, instead, it feels slow with some slight stuttering. I ran the game max out, with 2AA,4AF,vsync on.

(With my 5870, when my frames dropped, it still felt rather smooth with the odd stutter).

Thank you everyone.

Edit: Offline play.
Edited by BradleyW - 12/26/10 at 8:53am
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10.12a?
drop 20mhz of your 6970 overclock if vcore might not be enough.

for me these cards are smoother than my 6850 crossfire but I play all low settings in MP.
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http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...n,2818-12.html

Your FPS should be much better then that.
What driver set you on?
Have you switched GPU's lately?
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10.12a?
drop 20mhz of your 6970 overclock if vcore might not be enough.

for me these cards are smoother than my 6850 crossfire but I play all low settings in MP.
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...n,2818-12.html

Your FPS should be much better then that.
What driver set you on?
Have you switched GPU's lately?
Am using the latest ati drivers. (Not the ones with the new UI) Ive also tried running the card on stock. I switched from a 5870 to 6970. I reformatted as soon as i put the 6970 into the system. On that review, did they play the same bit i played? Maybe not. What if they tested on an easier level with less action?
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You should definitely be breezing through BC2 maxed out with that card. Try Driver Sweeper to get rid of all traces of drivers and then just grab the latest.

If that doesn't improve it, I'd suggest reset your card to stock clocks and try then. If it improves, you either lower your overclock a bit or set profiles to lower your clocks to stock when you start up BC2. I think your card would do fine in BC2 with its stock clocks.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 12/26/10 at 9:41am
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You could have just removed all of Catalyst suite, the driver then shut down.
Pop out the 5870, pop in the 6970, go to AMD's site for the latest.

But if you say you did a reformat and re-installed your OS you should be fine.
Youre not overclocking it are you ?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by amstech View Post
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...n,2818-12.html

Your FPS should be much better then that.
What driver set you on?
Have you switched GPU's lately?
But keep in mind that this benchmark is NOT representative AT ALL of the online multiplayer gameplay. They used the opening cinematic, 145 second sequence, to test the card in BC2.

When you play online, with 32ppl, the minimum FPS can get way lower than that. For exemple, with my GTX 580, i see some drops to 65-70 fps in multiplayer, depending of the map (1680/1050, max setting). And my average FPS is about 90-100. Though, according to that benchmark, the minimum FPS is 77 with a GTX580.... but that's the opening cinematic of the singleplayer which doesn't stress the GPU as much as the multiplayer.
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But keep in mind that this benchmark is NOT representative AT ALL of the online multiplayer gameplay. They used the opening cinematic, 145 second sequence, to test the card in BC2.

When you play online, with 32ppl, the minimum FPS can get way lower than that. For exemple, with my GTX 580, i see some drops to 65-70 fps in multiplayer, depending of the map (1680/1050, max setting). And my average FPS is about 90-100. Though, according to that benchmark, the minimum FPS is 77 with a GTX580.... but that's the opening cinematic of the singleplayer which doesn't stress the GPU as much as the multiplayer.
So if they had tested the level i was on, i bet they would have got the same results! I got a solid 60 on the opening scene!
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Look, http://www.hardwareheaven.com/review...company-2.html
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