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post #21 of 53
Dominic, it's easy:

1. Open task manager and switch to "performance"
2. Open GPU-Z (http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/) and open "sensors"
3. Play the built in Dirt 2 benchmark
4. When done, instantly alt tab out and take a screenshot of the task manager and GPU-Z
5. Post screen shot here
6. We look at it
7. ???
8. Profit
Edited by B!0HaZard - 2/10/11 at 2:25pm
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I tested my 460 with dirt 2 on 1920x1080 all max with 8x aa, i got around 30-40 fps. The game is smooth all the way even when the camera closes on the car or when i finish the straight line.
I know the q8xxx are slow in speeds but, dunno, drivers maybe!
Some boards give AI overclock option where u can chose between 5 10 15 20% automatic oc. If yours does have this option oc it and try. Maybe its somthing else....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DominicAWL22;12338162 
Here are my specs,

CPU - Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q8200 @2.33GHz

Motherboard manufacturer-FOXCONN
Model-Napa
Chipset-NVIDIA GeForce 7100
Southbridge-NVIDIA nForce 630i


4096 MB DDR2 memory

XFX Radeon HD 6950

am i missing out anything..?


Nvidia 630i IS the chipset that your motherboard uses (Northbridge). 630i is a low end one, and probably won't OC the CPU at all.

Geforce 7100, is the Integrated GPU in that motherboard.
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post #24 of 53
Come to think of it...2.33 is quit low and 6950 is quit fast...
I guess you have more sever bottleneck.
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post #25 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by B!0HaZard;12338178 
Clark, it's easy:

1. Open task manager and switch to "performance"
2. Open GPU-Z (http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/) and open "sensors"
3. Play the built in Dirt 2 benchmark
4. When done, instantly alt tab out and take a screenshot of the task manager and GPU-Z
5. Post screen shot here
6. We look at it
7. ???
8. Profit


Make your own thread.

Wait, what? confused.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by clark_b;12338225 
Wait, what? confused.gif

Do those things and post the screen shot. It'll allow us to see how heavily the GPU and CPU are being loaded and see if any of them are bottlenecking.

EDIT: OH CRAP I CONFUSED THE NAMES! I SUCK! Edited earlier post redface.gif Had to find OP's name, so I just went to the top of the page and got a name. The top of the wrong page...
Edited by B!0HaZard - 2/10/11 at 2:27pm
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haha its cool man. I knew who you were talkin to
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Quote:
Originally Posted by clark_b;12338317 
haha its cool man. I knew who you were talkin to

Yeah, I guess that's what happens when it's past one's bed time.
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post #29 of 53
i have athlon 6000+, and i get almost the same frame rates as u are getting, averaging 35-40

i know it is a bottleneck here, but u shud be getting more
only thing is m,y cpu is clocked at 3 ghz, urs at 2.3, that might make a difference
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sorry i took so long..here

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