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Okay so you guys see my build in my sig. This was well over a thousand dollars put into a gaming console basically. Crysis one is very demanding but its 2007 I feel like I should be able to beast it by now. Most of the time my gameplay is between 30 and 45 fps. But sometimes it will drop as low as twelve. Ive heard about people closing all there processes and services before playing a game. So is this whats slowing me down or am I doomed to drastic drops in my fps?

Everything is on max and the AA is on 8x even though I have no idea what that is.
Edited by Kyubimark - 3/6/11 at 8:02am
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have you tried overclocking?
    
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Not quite yet. Im waiting on my CPU cooler then I have to find some way to cool my GPU.
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well.. thats probably your problem lol.
    
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Not sure why people bother with Crysis 1.
It's easily playable at moderate settings and the gameplay isn't anything fantastic.

1090T at 3.2 is not going to be your problem.
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So I have to overclock to max out crysis on my rig?
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8x AA is your problem. Turn it off.
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¨Yeah, overclocking the CPU will help a bit

But aside from that, you could always lower the AA to X4, it won't be a noticiable decrease in quality. And turn it off if you like it to play smoothly. It won't make it look too bad. Turn it to off/0/1 or whatever it's called.

That will help, A LOT
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8x AA is your problem. Turn it off.
Alright but what does AA do?
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AA, or Anti-Aliasing, gets rid of jagged edges.
It's quite GPU intensive at higher levels.
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