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hey guys i recently got a gtx 460 and its great,but i was playing black ops maxed out the other night and noticed i was only getting 70-80 fps and at some points even 30 -.-,then i saw my mate playing it maxed out on his gigabyte superclocked gtx 260 and he was getting 70-90,so then i downloaded msi afterburner to try and overclock it a little then i saw *dramatic music* memory clock- 1700mhz......this card is supposed to have 4000mhz memory clock i believe,its even the 1gb version,so can someone plz tell me wat the frak is going on.
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plz help guys im desperate.
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of first up to my knowledge the SE versions are slower.....

also the RAM speed isn't affective speed....

Also blackops is a DX11 game i think...

so the graphics would be higher on a 460 vs 260...
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of first up to my knowledge the SE versions are slower.....

also the RAM speed isn't affective speed....

Also blackops is a DX11 game i think...

so the graphics would be higher on a 460 vs 260...
black ops is strictly dx9 only plus why does afterburner say 1700mhz when its 4000mhz? im so confused and i seriously hope i dont need to rma
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after burner says my 480s RAM is at 2000Mhz.... (2100 OCed)

when it is much higher then that....

more like 4500Mhz or something like that

Also the Femmi Range isn't known for beeing good at DX9...

it is mainly a DX10/11 card...

my 480 vs my old 285 i used to have... in most DX 9 Games e.g Crysis.. perform about the same
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NO thats right. It reads 1700 which is 3400 effective. Your 460 is normal right? not OC version or anything?
480 vs 285 in dx9 games are not about the same!!!! Somthing is wrong here.
Also this is an SE version it has lower stream processors/cuda cores than a normal 460. Also you can oc your 460 by a chunk so start ocing.
Blackops is strictly dx9 game. Try and remove v-sync, or sync every frame option in the game.
Edited by MoBeeJ - 2/24/11 at 3:58am
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Afterburner reads out half what you have. Yeh, what the ninja said.


Edited by alancsalt - 2/24/11 at 4:01am
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thx alot guys btw i just overclocked and i got an extra 6 fps in bfbc2 1080p 32aa and all,so i get 56 fps but for some reason i still think i should be getting more
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Afterburner reads the actual memory speed, so infact when it says your memory is running at 2000mhz the memory is really running at 1000mhz. Because the memory is gddr5, you multiply the memory speed to get the 'effective speed' i.e. 4000mhz. Get my point?
DDR stands for Double Data Rate, which is why you double/multiply the memory speed.
Example:
Afterburner reads: 1700mhz
Actual memory speed: 850mhz
Effective memory speed: 3400mhz
Edited by GreenNeon - 2/24/11 at 3:40pm
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Afterburner reads the actual memory speed, so infact when it says your memory is running at 2000mhz the memory is really running at 1000mhz. Because the memory is gddr5, you multiply the memory speed to get the 'effective speed' i.e. 4000mhz. Get my point?
DDR stands for Double Data Rate, which is why you double/multiply the memory speed.
Example:
Afterburner reads: 1700mhz
Actual memory speed: 850mhz
Effective memory speed: 3400mhz
ahh i see thx for helping out i really appreciate it
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