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I've moved from a 5870 to a 6990, and felt no difference. I've tried games like GTAIV, BBC2, Crysis 1 & WH. still getting around the same FPSs, with the same configs
Oh, and a minor detail, im getting random BSODs each time start a game(not always) but not during gameplay.

i have the 11.4 catalyst drivers, and i did a clean install of them... twice.
Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 18
Go green? I guess a clean install of windows might help
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CPU bottleneck.

Mine is bottlenecking my setup horribly so I would assume the same for yours.
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post #4 of 18
Are you getting low GPU usage?
post #5 of 18
OC that 955 more and see what happens.
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post #6 of 18
Like the others said, CPU could be the culprit. It doesnt make sense that it hasn't made a difference from a 5870. If it's not the CPU then something else is definitely wrong.
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post #7 of 18
Youre stuck at 1080P 60hz anyways.
A 5870 can still ball pertie good at that rez.

A 6990 is built for SO MUCH more.
Whats your 3DMark11P CPU score and overall score?
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post #8 of 18
Yeah at the very least oc that cpu to 4.0+ to at least unlock some of the performance of card.
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post #9 of 18
Stick in a 2500k lol.
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It's definitely your CPU. Get a 1055t in there and let rip
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