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BC2, Stalker, GTA4.

The first three games you mention are very CPU dependant. GTA 4 will only use 3 cores (needs very high clock speed for 60fps 4.2ghz+); BC2, well, it should be all right I suppose.., but with Stalker, I recall people seem to have issues on your processor.

With Just Cause 2, you might've enabled the nvidia-exclusive graphical features (water simulation and cuda) without realising and they carry a large performance hit even for the GTX 580.

Have you tried monitoring your 'Performance' tab on Windows Task Manager and GPU usage on MSIAfterburner to find which one is the cause of low FPS? Another thing you should monitor on MSIAfterburner is your clocks to verify they aren't fluctating because of some random feature or something like that.


Hey, until you fix it, you could use the GTX 580 for dedicated physx and use your 5850 for gaming haha.
With the MSI afterburner monitor the GPU usage is at a steady rate, all the hardware monitors seem to give normal readings, and temperatures. a $500 Physx card.
Edited by Saiyansnake - 2/19/11 at 8:23pm
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run vantage and post the results
Is there a free vantage? I googled and all the ones I see you have to pay for.
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you have all the 4GB of your RAM in windows ?

i noticed beeing slowed once and later i noticed i was only using 2gb instead of 4gb ram. [1 faulty stick]

try with stock settings, maybe your O.C not as stable as you think.

Otherwise psu maybe
All 4 gigs are active, I tried running at stock but the processor at 2.8 bottlenecks the 580 so not much of a difference .


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are you gaming only on your asus 23'' monitor or on that 40'' too
run some benchmarks and post resultts
The only game I use 2 monitors for is WoW for dual boxing...which strangely runs fine. Other than that I only use it for multitasking, and I disable it when playing other games.


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Yup, this would help a lot.
Is there a free version? All google results show the pay version.


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I want to say it's a RAM issue too. Have you checked to make sure everything is registering properly? Those issues are synonymous with issues you'd experience if you only had 2GB's of RAM.
Yes all 4 gigs are active.
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Well, if what you say is correct, your issue has to be with the PSU, eaither that or your mobo...

You got some bad luck man.. I know all about it though.
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Thanks, downloading now.
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i will give you 25 for the HardDrive
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If you havent already, check to make sure your mobo/ chipset drivers and BIOS are up to date. That PSU and GFX card combo should have zero problems gaming. I get a steady 60 in BC2 on my sig rig and between 55-60 in STALKER. And a 750 W Antec is decent enough to run your rig imo also.
post #29 of 69
open gpuz and see if you are running in x4.... sorry if that sounds insulting but you may have goofed

EDIT: I mean pci-e
Edited by GIPrice - 2/19/11 at 9:27pm
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open gpuz and see if you are running in x4.... Sorry if that sounds insulting but you may have goofed
x6?
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