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lol, if i had the money i would TOTALLY do this
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I see. An old cowoerker of mine had the same issue. REALLY bad vision, so he bought four Dell IPS 24" monitors and turned them vertical. He made the font huge, it was a wall of screens.
Not sure if i can tell the BIOS to run a lane at a specific multiplier, i think its stuck at 8/8
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Check BIOS on the first slot to increase it to 16x. With it not running sli or crossfire then it may need to best set to 16x.
Just and idea...


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First of all, thanks
Second: Well, sometimes i get 400+ FPS because the game is only using the GPU and the CPU can keep up with all the FPS, because LGA 775 = boss
but as soon as i get into any CPU intensive moments i drop from multi 100 to sub 30 and sub 20. lol i was thinking of running a light Fluidmark bench in the background. If i did that would be so cool, "he dude my computer is so fast i need to run a benchmark just so it DOESNT lag".
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guys. dont be a dick to him.

is the game running smooth? then whats the problem? run furmark in the backround if you have to lol.
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Just so I have an idea...What games are you playing that you notice this and what FPS are you getting?
HL2 cinematic mod, usually on max settings i get 200 - 300 FPS, but as soon as theres explosions or fire i drop to the 30's and 20's. GTA IV, lol more like grand theft slideshow, i got playable framerates with my 240 (35+) now not only am i under spec for the game to begin with, my card is piling TONS of stuff on top of that. TF2, with lots of explosions drops from 200 - 300 to around 30 - 40. Basically any game that has things going BOOM!!! or fire, or ALOT of rendering like somtimes in metro.
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well, ive got school in the morning and i have to be up at 5:45, and its 12 :/ So my judgment is kicking in and saying "you will fail you history test tomorow if you dont go to sleep" so ill see you guys tomorow. And thanks for any and all who helped, and to those who attacked me gfor no reason, i forgive you.
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One last thing...What sound card are you using? Intergrated is CPU based vrs add on supporting its own load.

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alright.
Even though i cant see any screen smaller than 1024x768, im thinking of askin my mom to get me a new screen for my b-day.
Why not use money you get from your job to pay for it?
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If you just turn on Vsync you will only render 60 frames a second (all you need and will ever notice on a regular monitor). Then your CPU will not be stressed nor will your GPU at those resolutions!!

Edit: I say 60 frames cause that's what most monitors are, from the sounds or it you may be running a CRT so the refresh rate may be different but the theory still holds true.
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post #27 of 30
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Im using integrated sound, but is it THAT taxing that it would actually cause lag vs a sound card, which is controlled through SB which transfers the data to NB which transfers that load to the CPU anyway, it seems that it would take up multiple resources, thus taking away from not only my CPU, but my GFX card and HDD's.
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One last thing...What sound card are you using? Intergrated is CPU based vrs add on supporting its own load.

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I dont have a job anymore. I worked all summer and bought my rig and then this summer im upgrading to a minimum wage job at canoby lake park. U jealous?
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Why not use money you get from your job to pay for it?
I thought Vsync forced the monitor to not render frames over the refresh rate, but the CPU will still be rendering the origonal FPS?
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If you just turn on Vsync you will only render 60 frames a second (all you need and will ever notice on a regular monitor). Then your CPU will not be stressed nor will your GPU at those resolutions!!

Edit: I say 60 frames cause that's what most monitors are, from the sounds or it you may be running a CRT so the refresh rate may be different but the theory still holds true.
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I dont have a job anymore. I worked all summer and bought my rig and then this summer im upgrading to a minimum wage job at canoby lake park. U jealous?
Not at all I the min wage in Canada is 8$ and heck I earn more then min wage.
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Not at all I the min wage in Canada is 8$ and heck I earn more then min wage.
Actually, it's only $8 in BC.. in Ontario its $10.25 right now..
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Vsync will help the CPU usage and GPU if your constantly getting well over your monitors refresh rate without vsync on. Check it out, try with vsync on and see what happens.
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