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alright so i reinstalled win 7, and i feel its worse.
Tried World at War in Der Riese Zombies
at settings of
1024 x 768
60 refresh rate
Anti-Aliasing off
Sync every frame off
No Shadows
Bullet impact no
In the texture settings, they are all on low.
Result into getting the fps of 10-40 fps. Average is 25 ish
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yes i got the latest verison, the downloaded file from nvidia was called
266.58_desktop_win7_winvista_64bit_english_whql.ex e (<-Dunno why theres a space in the exe it doesnt show when i edit it)
with the date of the version being 1-7-2011 10:27:00 Pm according to dxdiag display tab.
@MightyMission
It has a PhysX Configuration but only thing it says is to select a Physx processor with the choices of GeForce GTS 250 or CPU, no disable


Ugh... currently doing a windows update to see if that will do anything but i highly doubt it.
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Do you happen to have a multimeter handy? If so, I can walk you through the steps to check your 12v rail on the PSU safely.
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Do you happen to have a multimeter handy? If so, I can walk you through the steps to check your 12v rail on the PSU safely.
Nope but i could get my hands on one sometime this weekend.
Though i could also just try out my cousins PSU to see if theres any difference
Edited by UEndHere - 2/2/11 at 5:55pm
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Nope but i could get my hands on one sometime this weekend.
Though i could also just try out my cousins PSU to see if theres any difference
Wouldn't hurt. What's your cousin's PSU?

After a fresh install of Windows and drivers, we can safely assume this isn't a software issue. Your CPU is being fully loaded, your GPU is hardly seeing a load. That's not right. It's either the PSU isn't enough to power things correctly, so its throttling down, or the CPU isn't powerful enough to feed the information to the GPU quickly enough.

Given that you've got an x2 6000+, assuming at stock 3.0GHz, that should be "enough" to feed a GTS250 quickly enough for most older games and game engines just fine.
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Hey i thought my cpu was a rosewill but i guess im just stupid. anyways its a hec.
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1817
I couldnt find it on newegg since i guess they dont sell em no more.
Also got some news, league of legends, one of the games that was running 30 ish fps and below before now runs back at 60. But the cod 4 and world at war still in the crapper. so maybe it might not be the psu, gonna try to use that gpuz thing again to see if my load goes high.
Update: Used gpuz and still didnt get 100 percent load while playing league of legends. got around 30ish
Edited by UEndHere - 2/2/11 at 9:27pm
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Hey i thought my cpu was a rosewill but i guess im just stupid. anyways its a hec.
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1817
I couldnt find it on newegg since i guess they dont sell em no more.
Also got some news, league of legends, one of the games that was running 30 ish fps and below before now runs back at 60. But the cod 4 and world at war still in the crapper. so maybe it might not be the psu, gonna try to use that gpuz thing again to see if my load goes high.
Update: Used gpuz and still didnt get 100 percent load while playing league of legends. got around 30ish
LoL really won't use much of the GPU. It's more of a CPU bound game. COD should be using near 100% of your GPU though.

hec doesn't make very good PSU's from what I recall. That could very easily be your issue. Try out your cousin's PSU, like you said earlier, and see what happens with that .

Also, what does GPUz report your card is running at? PCIe 2.0 x16?
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Is it in the bus interface? if so it says PCI-E 2.0 x16 @16 2.0 so i believe yes.
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Is it in the bus interface? if so it says PCI-E 2.0 x16 @16 2.0 so i believe yes.
Hmmm, so that's correct. I'd say try out another PSU if you can, or get a multimeter so you can test yours.
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Hmmm, so that's correct. I'd say try out another PSU if you can, or get a multimeter so you can test yours.
ye i guess ill try my cousins psu which is 550w tomorrow and see what happends.
and if so it is my psu, is this a good one to get?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341017
Edited by UEndHere - 2/2/11 at 10:20pm
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Just on a side note the reason that the 6000+ @ 125W is different to the Phenom II X4 @125W is because that 125W is TDP, Here and not the amount of power being drawn by the CPU.

I also think that Pioneer is on the right track.
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